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Lethem woman unconscious 3 months after surgery

More than three months after having some gall stones removed via surgery, a 47-year-old woman of Lethem, Region Nine (Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo) is still...

Only 23% of babies exclusively breastfed in Guyana – UNICEF

According to a United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) report only 23 per cent of babies are exclusively breastfed in the first six months, and Minister...

Dr Balwant Singh’s Hospital conducts successful pericardiectomy

For the first time in Guyana, a pericardiectomy heart surgery was conducted at the Dr Balwant Singh’s Hospital, saving the life of a 27-year-old...

Gov’t in favour of 6 months maternity leave policy

Social Protection Minister Volda Lawrence has stated that her Ministry is in support of a social policy for six months maternity leave to be...

Finally, a vaccine for HIV?

* New HIV vaccine to be trialled in South Africa Durban (CNN) A vaccine against HIV will be trialed in South Africa later this year...

Enmore man hangs self …relatives claim he had domestic problems

By Kristen Macklingam The body of 48-year-old Mohanlall Udairaj was found hanging inside of his bedroom early this morning by his sister-in-law and nephew who...

New cases of HIV infections in Guyana more prominent among youths – Norton

Consequent to the joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) reporting that the Human Immunodeficiency Virus/Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (HIV/AIDS) infection is on the rise...

New completion date for GPHC’s maternity ward

Norton delay in completion due to breach of contract by the contractors, ministry considering legal action   The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation’s (GPHC) maternity ward...

Important Advisory on Yellow Fever immunization requirements

The Public Health Ministry has issued the following Advisory in relation to Yellow Fever immunization requirements.   Following the recent outbreak of yellow fever in Angola,...

GPHC gets eight dialysis machines – can now treat over 100 kidney disease patients...

The Nephrology Department of the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) is now equipped to provide better care to patients with kidney disease. The department...

Recent Articles

Jagdeo calls for swift declaration of poll results, says “we’re vindicated”

“Today, we’re vindicated”. That was the immediate reaction of Peoples Progressive Party/ Civic (PPP/C) General Secretary, Bharrat Jagdeo, to the landmark decisions handed down...

Sophia murder suspect dies following shootout with police

Murder suspect Keron Adams Mark, 32, who was injured by police during a shootout this afternoon, has succumbed to his injuries. This was confirmed by...

GECOM to meet tomorrow

The seven-member Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) is scheduled to meet tomorrow at 13:30hrs. This was confirmed by Public Relations Officer of GECOM, Yolanda Ward. At the...

Lowenfield must produce report as already directed by GECOM Chair – CCJ

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Wednesday ruled that Chief Elections Officer, Keith Lowenfield, must produce his report as already directed by Chairperson of...

CCJ sets aside CoA ruling, invalidates Lowenfield’s fraudulent report

The Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) has accepted jurisdiction in the case filed by the Peoples Progressive Party/Civic’s Presidential Candidate Irfaan Ali and General...

1 dead after building collapses at Banks DIH

One person is now dead following the collapse of a building at Banks DIH, Industrial Site Ruimveldt, Greater Georgetown. INews understands that several other persons...

World stands in support of GECOM Chair “to do the right thing” – Teixeira

Whichever way the ruling of the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) goes, the matter in relation to the declaration of the elections results will...

Update: Sophia murder suspect injured during arrest

Keron Mark Adams, who was wanted by police in relation to murder, has been arrested. The Guyana Police Force said at around 13:45hrs, based on...

Sophia man wanted for murder

The Guyana Police Force (GPF) has issued a wanted bulletin for 32-year-old Keron Mark Adams who is the prime suspect in the murder of...

Building collapses at Banks DIH

A building which was being demolished at Banks DIH, Ruimveldt Industrial Site moments ago collapsed. Several employees are reportedly trapped. INews will...