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St Joseph Mercy Hospital receives ISO certification

At a time when it is celebrating its 76th anniversary, the St Joseph Mercy Hospital has achieved its ISO certification, a remarkable feat for...

No shortage of oxygen supply at Covid facilities – Health Minister

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony has assured that there is no shortage of oxygen supply at any of the facilities treating Covid-19 patients. “So...

Fixed sites being established to administer Pfizer vaccine to children

To effectively continue the roll out of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines for children and make provisions for the administering of the second shot, the Health...

80,000 persons waiting to be vaccinated with second dose Sputnik V

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony has revealed that some 80,000 persons are waiting to receive their second jabs of the Sputnik V vaccine. Guyana has...

Businessman Maxwell Thom dies from Covid-19

Businessman and broadcaster Maxwell Thom, who was diagnosed with Covid-19 and was receiving care in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU), has died. This was confirmed...

4 more unvaccinated women die from Covid-19

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that as of September 12, 2021, four more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Mother, daughter die from Covid 7 days apart; family urges vaccination to save lives

By: Amar Persaud Ajay Persaud, a 38-year-old taxi driver of Bella Dam, Pouderoyen, West Bank Demerara (WBD) is struggling to come to grips with the...

65.2% of adult population received a Covid vaccine; 33.9% fully immunised

Health Minister Dr Frank Anthony noted that the country has a long way to go towards achieving herd immunity, as he revealed that only...

Legal challenge to Govt’s Covid-19 protocols for further hearing Friday

A legal challenge mounted by three of the country’s major trade unions against Government’s vaccination policy is set for another hearing on Friday before...

9 more die from COVID-19, 194 new infected detected

The Ministry of Health has reported that nine more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) have died in the past 24...

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8 more COVID-19 deaths recorded

The Ministry of Health (MOH) has announced that as of September 25, 2021, eight more persons who tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19)...

Child Protection Week: “I am doing something that I am passionate about” – Probation...

By Lakhram Bhagirat Child Protection Week runs from September 20–26, and this year it is being observed under the theme, “Together, Let’s Keep Children Safe”....

Child Protection Week: Philip Leon Anthony – C&PA’s longest serving male Child Protection Officer

By Lakhram Bhagirat Philip Leon Anthony started his journey as a Child Protection Officer with the Childcare and Protection Agency (C&PA) on November 16, 2009,...

Child Protection Week: Child Protection Officers provide essential services at a great risk −...

By Lakhram Bhagirat Child Protection Officers are an integral part of ensuring the safety of children while in the hands of their caregivers. They are...

Venezuela Govt, Opposition talks derailed after Govt no-show

− in wake of Pres Ali’s rebuttal of Venezuelan tactics at CELAC, UNGA Talks between the Venezuelan Government and its Opposition, which were supposed to...

Agnela Patil’s Namaste Yoga beckons healthier lifestyle for Guyanese

By Rupa Seenaraine With the sprouting of newer lifestyle trends aimed at promoting greater well-being, Agnela Patil is reintroducing yoga and its abundant rewards, and...

President Ali, VP Jagdeo support EPA’s decision to bypass EIA for new DHB

— say high span bridge likely to have less impact than current floating one President Dr Irfaan Ali and Vice President Bharrat Jagdeo have both...

Pedestrian crushed to death by truck at Eccles

A 77-year-old woman was this morning crushed to death by a truck as she was crossing the road at Eccles, East Bank Demerara (EBD). Dead...

Dharamlall urges City Constabulary to enforce law against litterbugs

Minister of Local Government and Regional Development Nigel Dharamlall has called on the City Constabulary to enforce the law against litterbugs. “We have not been...

Over 250 jobs to be created as MoU signed for call centre in Linden

  More than 250 persons in Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) will soon be gainfully employed following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)...