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Wednesday, July 17, 2019

GA-FDD conducts survey on Chinese restaurants

In the past, Chinese businesses, especially restaurants have come under scrutiny for the quality of foods they prepare and sell to locals. In this...

GMI remains closed until “certain requirements are met” – EPA

affected miners to travel to China today Regional Health Officials on Saturday held a public meeting with residents of Matthews Ridge, North West District...

Several sick patients air-dashed to GPHC still undiagnosed

…testing still ongoing, hospital awaiting results to determine illness One week has passed since at least eight Chinese mining workers were air-dashed to the capital...

Minister Lawrence greeted with protests at Port Mourant

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence was on Thursday greeted by protestors when she turned up to commission the National Ophthalmology Hospital at Port Mourant. Led...

Another worker infected, 2 treated and discharged

Regional Health Officer (RHO) Dr Vishal Ramjas said that another Guyana Manganese Inc. (GMI) employee was admitted at the Pakera Hospital and is undergoing...

$14M health centre commissioned at Plegt Anker

Two years after its completion, Minister of Public Health Volda Lawrence today commissioned a health centre in the village of Plegtanker, Berbice. The facility is...

Second Chinese National air-dashed from Matthew’s Ridge dies

A second man who had been air-dashed to the capital has now succumbed to the deadly leptospirosis disease outbreak while receiving medical treatment at...

President Granger off to Cuba for more medical treatment

President David Granger and First Lady, Mrs Sandra Granger, this morning, departed Guyana for the Republic of Cuba, where he has been receiving...

6 more workers flown out of Matthew’s Ridge

Less than three days after eight workers from the Basai manganese mining site in Matthew’s Ridge were air dashed to the city experiencing a...

Operations at Matthew’s Ridge Hospital temporarily shut down

-medical staff working from community centre, building to be fumigated Operations at the Matthew’s Ridge Hospital, Region One (Barima/Waini), have been temporarily ceased with its...

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