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Monday, July 15, 2019

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...

Six successful Cornea Transplants completed at Balwant Singh Hospital   

By Kurt Campbell            – Over the last week, local health provider –Balwant Singh Hospital – completed its first six cornea...

Police Medical Outreach conducted in Albouystown, East La Penitence

  - Close to one thousand residents from Albouystown, East La Penitence, Lodge and surrounding areas were treated to free medical attention on Saturday...

No new cases of Chikungunya in Guyana – Health Minister

  By Kurt Campbell - There have been no new reports of the mosquito borne disease Chikungunya in Guyana, according to Health Minister, Dr Bheri...

20 Nurses fail exams AGAIN; Ramsaran mulls barring poor performers

  By Kurt Campbell – Some 20 nurses who completely failed the previous Professional Nursing Programme examinations and were allowed to re-sit the assessment have...

GPHC gets EKG machine from overseas Charity Organization

  - The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) received an Electric Cardiogram Machinefrom the New York based, charitable nonprofit organization - Operation DreamCatchers on...

9 – Year – old pleads for assistance to acquire Prosthetic leg

  By Tracey Khan – Drakes - Meet 9 - year-old Javier Anderson. This brave little boy lost one of his legs in April...

Seven cases of Chikungunya confirmed in Georgetown, other regions

- The Chikungunya virus has made its way to other parts of the country with seven of the 12 newly confirmed cases emanating...

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Pensioner sentenced to 20 years for raping 4-year-old girl

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Family pleads for help to care for motherless 5-month-old girl

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Patterson says CJIA to be fully operational this week

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Skeldon continues to face hardships after closure of sugar estate

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14-year-old Waiakabra girl disappears without trace

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President must dissolve Parliament – fmr National Assembly Clerk

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New GECOM Chairman: PSC urges appointment of Chairman from Opposition’s list

In the wake of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) urging that a Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Chairman be appointed urgently, the Private Sector...

WI must learn from England

(Reprinted from Jamaica Observer) In all the years since the very first such tournament in 1975, England and New Zealand had never won the...