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Authorities still awaiting lab results on Berbice children who died last week

Authorities are still awaiting the results of lab tests conducted on samples taken from three Berbice children who died under unknown or unclear circumstances. These...

Over 2800 dengue cases recorded for the year so far

Guyana has already recorded over 2800 dengue cases for 2024, advisor to the Ministry of Health, Dr Leslie Ramsammy has revealed. Specifically, a total of...

Guyana renders assistance following medical emergency onboard AirEuropa

See full statement: Medical Emergency Onboard AirEuropa Flight Prompts Swift Response at Cheddi Jagan International Airport The control tower at Cheddi Jagan International Airport received a...

16 technicians selected for overseas ultrasound training

The Ministry of Health is preparing to roll out sonography or ultrasound training within the next two months through its Health Sciences Education Division...

CHI performs first successful transcatheter aortic valve implantation in Guyana

The Caribbean Heart Institute (CHI) on Friday performed the first successful Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation (TAVI), also known as Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR),...

Deaths of Berbice siblings may not be dengue-related, samples sent to lab for diagnosis...

As investigations continue into the deaths of the Berbice siblings who died a day apart from each other, health officials have sent samples to...

Berbice siblings died from dengue complications – Dr Anthony

The Berbice brother and sister who died a day apart had complications associated with dengue fever, Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony has revealed. Speaking to...

“Words can’t express how much they mean to me” – mother demands answers, justice...

By: Andrew Carmichael “Words can’t express how much they mean to me, dem is me children,” expressed Rihanna Persaud, the mother who lost her nine-year-old...

Health Ministry investigating deaths of siblings at NA

See full statement from the Ministry of Health:  MOH investigating the circumstances surrounding the deaths of two children in New Amsterdam (Georgetown- April 18, 2024)- The...

Moruca children receive cleft lip repair surgeries through FFTP programme

Two young children from the hinterland regions of Guyana have received life-changing cleft lip repair surgeries, thanks to the support of Food for The...

Recent Articles

Convicted prisoner, with underlying medical conditions, dies

A murder convict at the Mazaruni Prison is now dead after he complained of experiencing shortness of breath. The dead man has been identified as...

3 found dead in minibus stuck on Mabura Trail

Three persons were found dead this morning in a minibus that was stuck in a pothole along the Mabura Trail in Region 10. Dead are...

Miners must adapt to new technologies to increase gold recovery rate – Min. Bharrat

With modernisation taking place in each sector, miners are encouraged to adapt to the new technologies to help increase the country’s gold recovery rate. This...

WCD woman stabbed to death by reputed husband

A West Coast Demerara mother of three was stabbed to death late Saturday night by her reputed husband, who is currently on the run. Dead...

Demand for blood will increase as Guyana ramps up organ transplant services – NBTS...

The Health through the National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) will be increasing blood donation efforts for 2024 as the country moves to conduct more...

Canada reiterates support for Guyana in border controversy with Venezuela

Making it clear that Canada stands with Guyana in its border controversy with Venezuela, Canadian High Commissioner to Guyana, Mark Berman, urged respect for...

9 homeless after fire guts Weldaad house

At least nine persons are now homeless after a mid-afternoon fire on Saturday destroyed their Lot 22 Weldaad Village, West Coast Berbice (WCB) home. The...

Decomposed body of missing West Canje man found

The decomposed body of a West Canje, Region Six, man was discovered in a swamp today - nearly one week after he went missing. The...

Fisherman drowns in Essequibo River

The Guyana Police Force is investigating the suspected drowning of Courtney Benn, a 43-year-old fisherman of Winiperu Village, Region Seven. Based on reports, the incident...

Siblings in custody for murder of New Amsterdam man

Two brothers are currently in police custody as investigations into the murder of 28-year-old Tyrone France of Stanleytown, New Amsterdam, Region Six, continue. France's body...