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Friday, March 22, 2019

GPHC promises probe following woman’s post-delivery death

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), following a complaint by the family of Fariena Mohammed, has launched an investigation into her death. Mohammed died...

Worrying that leprosy in children has doubled since last year- Health Minister

Children with leprosy more than doubled last year according to local statistics raising “serious cause for concern” among Guyana’s Public Health Ministry authorities. In her...

Third child succumbs at GPHC

After undergoing a chemotherapy treatment which left 6-year-old Sharezer Mendonca battling for her life at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) in an unresponsive...

HIV prevention response inadequate – PANCAP

The Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP) recently conducted research in the Region, which found that the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) prevention response is...

Mother dies at GPHC after giving birth, family seeking clarity

The family of a woman who died at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) shortly after giving birth is requesting clarity into what could...

Prepare for possibility of a severe Dengue fever outbreak- CARPHA urges Region

The last major regional outbreak of Dengue occurred in 2009. Since then, the Region has experienced two large outbreaks of mosquito-borne diseases, Chikungunya in...

Trinidad woman dies from swine flu

(Trinidad Guardian) A Tabaquite woman has died from swine flu. Rel­a­tives said med­ical of­fi­cials on­ly con­firmed Nicole Seecha­ran con­tract­ed the dead­ly H1 N1 virus days af­ter...

Grenada placed on dengue alert

(CMC) – Grenada has been put on alert amid fears of a dengue outbreak after Jamaica reported an upsurge in cases at the start...

Apart from trauma study finds sexually abused children suffered from STDs

A recent study conducted by ChildLink has found that a number of children have suffered from ruptured uteruses, as well as the Human Immunodeficiency...

Guyana has provisions in place for H1N1 flu virus, says CMO

Amid the upsurge of H1N1 flu virus cases in neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago (T&T), Chief Medical Officer (CMO)of the Public Health Ministry, Dr Shamdeo...

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Region 6 calls on ‘illegal govt’ to step down

A peaceful protest in Region Six (East Berbice Corentyne) led by Regional Chairman, David Armagon and former Agriculture Minister, Leslie Ramsammy is currently being...

“This is an illegitimate Government” – PPP/C Presidential Candidate

“This is an illegitimate Government,” PPP/C Presidential Candidate, Irfaan Ali exclaimed as he joined the scores of persons who are calling on the coalition...

Ireland to host West Indies and Bangladesh for tri-series in May

Ireland will host West Indies and Bangladesh for an ODI tri-series in the first half of May, with a double round-robin phase followed by...

Sammy slams Cameron’s stewardship, urges support for Skerritt

  CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC) — Former West Indies captain Darren Sammy says the Dave Cameron administration could not take credit for the region's three...

PPP/C protests ‘illegal’ government

Supporters and executive members of the People Progressive Party/Civil took to the streets this morning to reiterate their stance that the APNU/AFC Government is...

Man stabbed, shot after intervening in argument

Phagway Day celebrations turned tragic for a young man after he was stabbed several times to his back and shot to his knee when...

Guyana has vast untapped resources – US Ambassador

In a welcome reception hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Guyana Inc for newly-accredited United States (US) Ambassador to Guyana Sarah-Ann Lynch...

Every local option was exhausted to resolve constitutional crisis issue – Opposition Leader

Having been unable to reach a compromise with the coalition Government regarding a possible date for the next General and Regional Elections, Opposition Leader...

Top Cop calls for “calm” as Appeal Court hands down decisions today

Police Commissioner Leslie James on Thursday implored that the “current calm, peace and tranquility” should remain throughout the nation as the decisions in the...

18 injured in Princess Street accident

Some 18 persons are now injured after a minibus crashed into a motorcar at Princess and High Streets, Georgetown. The incident occurred around 17:30hrs. Reports are...