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Two cases of Chikungunya detected in Berbice

  – The Ministry of Health has confirmed two cases of Chikungunya in the Canje, Berbice area. A team has been dispatched to the...

More promotion of cancer prevention/awareness needed in Guyana

– An iNews Poll has found that there needs to be more awareness of cancer prevention in Guyana. The question, “Is enough being done...

Chikungunya cases: Vector Control Services to tighten surveillance at ports of entry

  - There are plans for the tightening up of surveillance and intensifying of operations at the ports of entry to prevent against vector...

Authorities urged to declare suicide an urgent health problem – iNews Poll

– Hundreds of Guyanese have called on the relevant authorities to declare suicide an urgent health/psychological problem in Guyana. During iNews’ weekly poll for...

Health Fair, among activities held to observe World Autism Day

  - The Ministry of Health has launched a two - day Health Fair and Fun Day to commemorate World Autism Day which was...

Plans underway to incorporate Whim Community Centre in health program

- Monitoring and evaluation of the Berbice Regional Health Authority continued on Friday with another health facility day in Region six. Performance over...

Condoms ‘too big’ for men in India

- A survey of more than 1,000 men in India has concluded that condoms made according to international sizes are too large for...

Diabetes among the leading causes of death in Guyana, 60,000 people being treated

- Diabetes is one of the leading cause of deaths in Guyana and it affects all ethnic groups. Most persons suffer from Type...

Increase in fast food outlets affects healthy eating in Guyana – iNews Poll

– Eighty one percent of iNews readers believe that healthy eating is being affected by the increase in fast food joints in the...

Japan gives Red Cross Guyana US$61,478 for procurement of ambulance

  By Kurt Campbell – The Guyana Red Cross Society on Tuesday (March 4) received a grant worth US$61,478 from the Government of Japan for...

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Bandits attempt to break into GWI’s Chesney Office

An attempted robbery was carried out at the Guyana Water Incorporated’s Chesney, Berbice Office on Tuesday night. The security officer on shift reported that the...

Govt to remedy safety breaches on Sheriff Street/Mandela Avenue Project

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CCJ President praises Justice Chang’s contribution to the development of Guyanese and Caribbean jurisprudence

The President of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ), Justice Adrian Saunders has stated that the former acting chief justice of Guyana, Ian Chang,...

Granger raps AFC for threatening to begin elections campaign without APNU

Leader of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) David Granger has rapped the Alliance For Change (AFC) for threatening to begin its elections...

GTT warns against scammers

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Windies Women clash with India in final T20 at Providence today

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Over 18 containers shipped to Guyana under GA-FDD radar

In excess of 18 containers shipped to Guyana is under the radar of the Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD), it said in...