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Monday, June 24, 2024

GPHC, Gift of Life Int’l launch 1st paediatric cardiac mission of 2024

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), in collaboration with Gift of Life International (GOLI) an international non-profit organization that provides lifesaving cardiac treatment to...

Health Ministry to procure new dengue fever vaccines

Despite the country’s ability to control the number of dengue cases, the Ministry of Health is actively seeking further measures to minimise these occurrences. Speaking...

35-Y-O man “stable” after being shot in leg

A man is now hospitalised with a gunshot injury to his leg after he was shot during a robbery this morning on Charlotte Street,...

‘We have to prepare a system for any new pandemic’ – Dr Anthony

Following the conclusion of the Guyana COVID-19 Emergency Response Project (P173916) last month, yesterday at the Cara Lodge Hotel, Minister of Health, Dr Frank...

Baby dies at NA Hospital: Family made funeral arrangements but officials refused to release...

A less-than-one-month-old baby died at the New Amsterdam Hospital after being in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for four weeks. In addition to having...

GPHC introduces new surgical approach for total hip replacement

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has announced the successful incorporation of a groundbreaking surgical technique in the Orthopaedics Department. On March 26, 2024,...

16-Y-O successfully undergoes congenital hemangioma surgery at Lethem Regional Hospital

A sixteen-year-old patient has been given a fresh start in life following the removal of a large congenital hemangioma that affected her right shoulder. A...

Health Ministry begins chickenpox vaccination drive at Lusignan Prison

The Ministry of Health has commenced the administration of chickenpox vaccines to the general population at the Lusignan Prison, as the Guyana Prison Service...

Guyana moves to hire foreign healthcare professionals to address local shortages

The Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ministry has confirmed that a letter dated February 5, 2024, was issued to a recruitment agency giving them...

Over 50 inmates contracted chicken pox at Lusignan Prison

Some 53 inmates at the Lusignan Prison have contracted chicken pox. This was confirmed by Director of Prisons, Nicklon Elliot, who said that this has...

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...