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Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Medical practitioners responsible for deaths of leukemia patients still employed

-GPHC awaiting word from Medical Council to take further action The three medical practitioners who were held responsible for the deaths of three leukemia patients...

‘Guyana faces threat of substandard drugs’- Food and Drugs Director

Guyana is not immune from the threat of substandard or falsified pharmaceutical drugs, says Director of the Food and Drugs Department, Marlon Cole. He made...

GPHC tragedies a result of inexperienced, political appointees – former Health Minister

Guyana’s health sector continues to be plagued with challenges and instead of it being developed under the A Partnership for National Unity/Alliance For Change...

GDF Medic delivers baby on-board vessel en route to Mabaruma

A medic attached to the Guyana Defence Force (GDF) in the wee hours of Friday delivered beautiful baby girl onboard MV Barima en route...

Medical Council to probe death of children at GPHC

The Medical Council of Guyana – a regulatory body – will be launching an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of three...

Ramjattan concerned about health, security risks at border communities

Public Security Minster Khemraj Ramjattan is now raising his concerns over health and security risks associated with the influx of Venezuelan migrants who are...

GPHC employs Quality Improvement Manager

The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has taken the step to ensure quality improvement becomes more of a reality with the appointment of a...

Police yet to apprehend farmer who brutally attacked wife

After barely escaping death, Vashti Mahase, 22, who was brutally chopped on February 24 by her 35-year-old lover, Fazil Oosman, of Lima Dam, Mahaica,...

Under-staffing a critical component to incorrect administering of drugs

The medical practitioners who incorrectly administered injections to the three leukaemia juvenile patients leading to their deaths at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC)...

Family of Sharezer Mendonca to sue GPHC

The family of Sharezer Mendonca, 6, plans to sue the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) for the death of the little girl, who was...

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Handling pressure, not conditions, the challenge at the World Cup – Virat Kohli

India captain Virat Kohli believes handling the pressure "is the most important thing in the World Cup and not necessarily the conditions". He said...

Guyanese killed after motorcycle slams into garbage truck in Queens NY

A Guyanese biker was on Tuesday evening killed while his friend is rendered critical after the motorcycle on which they were travelling slammed into...

Jailed MPs attend Spain parliament opening

Five Catalan separatist politicians - currently on trial accused of rebellion - have taken their seats in the Spanish parliament under discreet police...

Gunmen cart off $1.2M in cash, jewellery from Bartica businesswoman

Two armed and masked men executed a daring daylight robbery on Monday at 7th Street and 4th Avenue Bartica, Region Seven during which they...

NIS reserves expected to be exhausted in 2021

As far back as 2016, the actuary review into the finances of the National Insurance Scheme (NIS) had warned that repeat deficits may bring...

“Justice served” – mother of brothers killed during robbery

The mother of two men, Harricharran and Premcharran Samaroo, who were killed reportedly at the hands of one of the suspected bandits killed on...

Blackout hits Demerara, Berbice; GPL apologises

Residents in the Demerara and Berbice region have been hit with blackout. The power outage comes at a time when scores of persons are getting...

Man charged with murder of ex-wife Zaila Sugrim

A 38-year-old businessman was hauled before Magistrate Zameena Ali at the Leonora Magistrate’s Court to answer to the capital offence of murder. Ryan Sugrim is...

Berbice Commander urges residents to remain alert

Commander of “B” Division, Paul Langevine is urging residents to remain alert as there may be more bandits involved in a criminal network operating...

No changes to India’s World Cup squad

There will be no changes to India's World Cup squad after Kedar Jadhav was declared fit to participate in the event. Jadhav's position had become uncertain after he...