Author: Delicia Haynes

Certain medical conditions up risk of severe COVID-19, death -Dr. Bovell

Certain medical conditions up risk of severe COVID-19, death -Dr. Bovell

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 7, 2020

As the Government expands and increases its efforts to curb the transmission of COVID-19, the Ministry of Health is urging ... Read More

200 Lusignan prisoners cleared of COVID-19

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 7, 2020

 – Minister Anthony Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has said 200 inmates of the Lusignan Prison who tested ... Read More

Health ministry welcomes talks on workers’ issues

Health ministry welcomes talks on workers’ issues

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 7, 2020

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has welcomed the decision by the Guyana Public Service Union (GPSU) to abandon ... Read More

Diamond hospital being upgraded to SMART facility

Diamond hospital being upgraded to SMART facility

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 7, 2020

-maternity, COVID-19 sections still operational The East Bank Demerara Regional Hospital is being retrofitted to be recognised as a SMART ... Read More

Non-communicable diseases and COVID-19

Non-communicable diseases and COVID-19

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 3, 2020

- Medical doctor speaks of deadly implications People suffering from Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are at higher risk of being infected ... Read More

GPHC sets up permanent triage areas for suspected COVID-19 cases

GPHC sets up permanent triage areas for suspected COVID-19 cases

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 3, 2020

−Continues to guard against new infections taking place at facility The Georgetown Public Hospital is being proactive in putting all ... Read More

GPHC frontline workers receiving risk allowances

GPHC frontline workers receiving risk allowances

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 2, 2020

− Hospital administration continues to take measures to protect workers More than 250 health workers employed at the Georgetown Public ... Read More

New COVID-19 measures are to safeguard livelihoods – Health Minister

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 2, 2020

The Government’s move to reduce the curfew hours is in recognition of the socio-economic impact the measure was having on ... Read More

MoH, GTT partnering again in battle against cancer

MoH, GTT partnering again in battle against cancer

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 1, 2020

− hosting awareness campaign on social media The Ministry of Health is again partnering with the Guyana Telephone Telegraph (GTT) ... Read More

COVID-19 recovery rate improving

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 1, 2020

− effective monitoring, treatment cited The recovery rate of persons who tested positive for COVID-19 is commendable, and the Ministry ... Read More

More support coming for healthcare workers

More support coming for healthcare workers

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- September 30, 2020

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony says the Government recognises it owes a debt of gratitude to frontline workers who ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

Coronavirus disease spreads primarily through contact with an infected person when they cough or sneeze. It also spreads when a person touches a surface or object that has the virus on it, then touches their eyes, nose, or mouth. We urge citizens to practice good hygiene and social or physical distancing also adhere to the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Health, Guyana.