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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...

Sunday’s Health Tip: The problem with extra long naps

- A nap, a siesta, or as the Chinese call it, a wujiao, is a pleasant break from the day, but the debate...

How To Wire Your Brain For Happiness

- The secret to lasting happiness might be neatly summed up in a cheesy neuroscience joke: "The neurons that fire together, wire together." "It’s...

Recent Articles

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...

Several areas experiencing service interruption – GPL

The Guyana Power and Light Incorporated (GPL Inc.) is advising that customers from North Sophia to Success, East Coast of Demerara, are currently experiencing...

Guyana elected to WHO Executive Board

Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence was elected to the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO), giving Guyana a voice in helping to...

Children who witnessed mother being killed by their father to receive counselling

The children of the 39-year-old woman who was knifed to death by her husband on Thursday last will be receiving counselling. This is according to...

Woman dies in motorbike accident at Mahdia

A 24-year-old woman is now dead after she succumbed to injuries she received in a motorcycle accident at Mahdia, Region Eight. Abidacy Klass od Norton...

Clive Lloyd believes all-rounders will have biggest roles

LONDON, United Kingdom (CMC) — One of the greatest West Indies captains of all time, Sir Clive Lloyd expects all-rounders to play a decisive...

House-to-House Registration: Former GCCI President says GECOM legal advice appears in line with the...

The recent legal opinion by the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM’s) Legal Officer that the expired voters’ list should be refreshed without house-to-house registration continues...