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Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Presidential Commission to tackle NCD’s launched

  - Delivering the formal address at the launch of the Presidential Commission on Non Communicable diseases (NCDs) yesterday, at the Guyana International Conference...

Health Officials meet to formulate action plan against Ebola for Guyana

- Guyana is moving towards establishing an action plan to deal with the Ebola Virus, and in this regard a wide cross section...

Georgetown to get another dose of Chikungunya fogging from today

  - The Ministry of Health Vector Control Services will recommence fogging today (Wednesday, September 3), in identified communities around the Capital City, Georgetown...

Health Minister hints at regulating school canteens for stricter diet

  – The Ministry of Health has launched a five day training exercise for the Wellness Warriors, where it was revealed that Cardiovascular diseases...

IAC, Health Ministry to ‘walk’ in raising awareness of Suicide Prevention

  - The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Indian Arrival Committee (IAC) will be hosting a ‘walk’ to heighten awareness on the...

Blue Caps calls out Health Officials on apparent surge in Chikungunya Virus

  - Blue CAPS says it has received a surge of many unofficial reported cases of Chikungunya, a viral fever illness caused by bites...

Health Ministry stages walk to raise awareness on NCDs

  - Dozens of persons joined a health walk yesterday , starting from Fifth Street Cummings Lodge and ending at the University of Guyana’s...

Chikungunya cases increase to 76, another 580 suspected

- Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Shamdeo Persaud has confirmed that Guyana has recorded a total of 76 cases of the chikungunya disease from...

Health Ministry on high alert for Ebola Virus

  - The Ministry of Health is on high alert and has instituted a number of measures in light of the Ebola outbreak in...

Massive sensitization campaign needed for Ebola, Chikungunya Virus – APNU

  By Tracey Khan – Drakes - A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) is calling on the Ministry of Health to take a more...

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“Gun Youth” gunned down in East La Penitence

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