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Cancer Institute mistakes tumor for fatty deposits; family say woman lost a fighting chance

By Kurt Campbell – A 43 – year – old woman is claiming that she was diagnosed as having fatty deposits in her breasts...

Former National Lab Director opens private Medical Testing Lab in Diamond

By Kurt Campbell – QualiTEST – a laboratory offering medical testing services opened its Diamond, East Bank Demerara branch on Friday morning, February...

Foreign Medical Team looking to implement Kidney Transplant Services in Guyana

- A team of health care providers from the University of Calgary is on a visit to Guyana with a main focus is...

Cancer is the third leading cause of death in Guyana – Report

- A report from the Ministry of Health shows that cancer has been the third leading cause of mortality in Guyana with Ischemic...

Citizens decry unequipped ambulances even as MOH distribute new ones countrywide

By Kurt Campbell – “All those things (ambulances) good for is to fetch bodies,” one woman could be heard remarking at the handing over...

Guyana recorded 18 maternal deaths in 2013

By Kurt Campbell   – According to figures released by Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsarran, Guyana recorded a total of 18 maternal deaths in 2013. The...

Health Minister turns his back on media over questions of maternal deaths

By Kurt Campbell – Health Minister Dr. Bheri Ramsarran on Monday (January 27) flew into a rage and walked away from a group of...

Eleven children to travel to Dominica for heart surgery

- The Ministry of Health will be sending 11 children with life threatening cardiac problems to Dominica for surgery, as a result of...

Seven year health plan launched

- The seven year plan focuses on the right to the highest level of health, equity in access to quality health care, solidarity...

Guyana has second highest teen birth rate in the region – UN Report

By Kurt Campbell - Guyana's teen pregnancy rate is the second highest in the region according to the 2013 State of the World Population...

Recent Articles

PSC urges GECOM to continue election preparations

In light of the Appeal Court’s decision that 34 votes were needed to validly pass the no-confidence motion, the Private Sector Commission (PSC) is...

CCJ fixes case management hearing in challenge of GECOM Chairman’s appointment

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has set a date for a case management hearing in relation to the appeal filed to reverse the...

Chef in ‘hot water’ after police find illegal shotgun in mining camp

Police in ‘F’ Division (Interior Locations) have arrested a chef, who was the lone occupant at a mining camp where an illegal shotgun and...

President Granger’s 1st phase of medical treatment in Cuba successful – medical specialists

-no more chemo treatment, radiotherapy to commence in April  The first phase of President Granger’s medical treatment in the Republic of Cuba has been successfully...

Known felon, other arrested with illegal gun, ammo during high speed chase  

A high speed chase by ranks of the Guyana Police Force on Friday afternoon in the streets of Georgetown led to the arrest of...

Teen miner fatally stabbed by drunk employer

A teenager is now dead after he was allegedly murdered by his employer, who happened to be a close relative. Dead is 19-year-old Dave Boyal,...

ERC calls for prevailing calm among Guyanese

The current political situation in Guyana is not going unnoticed by the Ethnic Relations Commission (ERC) and the entity is calling for the prevailing...

Charrandas Persaud files $30M lawsuit against Ramjattan

Former APNU/AFC Parliamentarian Charrandas Persaud has filed a $30 million lawsuit against Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan for libel committed after the passage of...

“Strange Mathematics” cannot change what is in Guyana’s Constitution – Jagdeo

The Constitution of Guyana is pellucid on what number of votes is needed for the passage of a no-confidence motion; it is a majority...

Sugar worker killed by Africanised bees

A Berbice sugar worker was on Thursday killed by a swarm of Africanised bees as he was clearing bushes. Dead is Rameshwar Poonoo, 31, of...