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Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Woman has baby using ovary frozen in childhood

(BBC) A woman has given birth in London after doctors restored her fertility using frozen ovarian tissue removed when she was a young child. The...

New batch of nurses inducted

- A new batch of nurses, numbering 51, 21 Nursing Assistants and 30 Professional Nurses has been inducted for training at the Kingston...

326 babies born to teen mothers in first quarter 2015

– The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) says for the first quarter of 2015, it successfully delivered 1,467 babies; however 326 of those...

Norton admits corruption abounds in local health sector

- says drug procurement change led to countrywide shortages … staff pressured to cancel bids, re-tender to accommodate favoured companies ― source The explosive revelations about...

Blood bank in Berbice surpasses its 2017 target

The New Amsterdam Blood Bank has accumulated 1,325 units of blood thus far for the year 2017.  With numerous outreaches and blood drives throughout...

Legend of the penis-eating fish

The story is that the fish swims up a stream of urine into a man's penis, then eats it from the inside. But is...

GPHC Board fires CEO Allan Johnson

...over embarrassing PAC hearing, among other issues ...former Army Chief Brigadier, George Lewis to act as CEO Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Georgetown Public Hospital...

GTT launches ‘Pinktober’ to raise awareness during breast cancer month

The Guyana Telephone Telegraph (GTT) on Thursday launched Pinktober under the theme “Together we can make a difference” at the company’s main office on...

Presidential Commission for chronic diseases launched

President David Granger has outlined a three-pronged approach aimed at reducing the incidence of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). This includes countryside public information on the...

‘I beat type 2 diabetes with 200-calorie drinks’

By James Gallagher Health and science correspondent, BBC News (BBC) Nearly half of patients have reversed type 2 diabetes in a "watershed" trial, say doctors...

Recent Articles

Pickup driver remanded for crashing into crowd, killing man

Shazad Sattaur of Glasgow Housing Scheme, East Bank Berbice (EBB) was today slapped with a series of charges in relation to the fatal accident...

25 smart classrooms to be established in 2023 – Manickchand

In keeping with the Education Ministry’s vision of incorporating technology to transform the education sector, 25 smart classrooms are expected to be established or...

6 more solid waste sites to be established – Dharamlall

Some $1 billion has been allocated in this year’s budget specifically for solid waste management interventions, while another $885 million is set aside to...

First Lady named ‘Godmother’ of Guyana’s third FPSO

Guyana’s third Floating, Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel – the Prosperity – was officially dedicated by First Lady Mrs. Arya Ali and company...

Buxton protesters demand suspected drug trafficker be released from custody – Ministry

See full statement from Home Affairs Ministry: An intelligence-led operation this morning resulted in the interception of a motor vehicle bearing registration number PRR 6703...

Excel Guyana forges strategic alliance with Inver Group

Excel Guyana has announced a strategic alliance with Inver Group, a firm specialising in the distribution of metal building solutions and construction materials including...

Guyanese-born actress Letitia Wright conferred with Honorary Doctorate

Black Panther star Letitia Wright was this morning conferred with an Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters, from the University of Guyana. The University held an...

Protests erupt at Buxton over CANU operation

Residents of Buxton, East Coast Demerara (ECD) have begun protesting following an operation conducted by the Customs Anti-Narcotics Unit (CANU) in the area. Details surrounding...

Letter: No Lost and Found at CJIA, Timehri?

Dear Editor, As a citizen of this country, and one who was a beauty Ambassador of Guyana for several years, I wish to express my...

Berbice man charged with attempted murder of wife

  Businessman Khemadatt Persaud was today charged with the attempted murder of his reputed wife, Deoranie Badal called “Marcy”. He made his appearance before Magistrate Rabindranauth...