Author: Natasha Smith-Thomas

Mental Health Bill 2022 passed

Mental Health Bill 2022 passed

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- August 9, 2022

- to protect the rights of the mental health patients A modern Mental Health Protection and Promotion Bill, was last ... Read More

Upgraded Leonora Smart Hospital to be recommissioned on Tuesday

Upgraded Leonora Smart Hospital to be recommissioned on Tuesday

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- August 5, 2022

Residents of Leonora and surrounding communities will be able to benefit from the services of an upgraded Leonora Cottage Hospital, ... Read More

Close to 3000 Guyanese benefited from financial assistance for medical treatment in 2 years

Close to 3000 Guyanese benefited from financial assistance for medical treatment in 2 years

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- August 5, 2022

- Over $956 million spent Some 2,728 Guyanese were able to access medical assistance from the health ministry’s medical treatment ... Read More

‘Because We Care’ cash grant easing back-to-school costs for parents

‘Because We Care’ cash grant easing back-to-school costs for parents

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- August 4, 2022

Parents and guardians of the Ketley Primary School have expressed appreciation for the ‘Because we care’ cash grant, which was ... Read More

Guyana to make medical services accessible to diaspora, foreign nationals

Guyana to make medical services accessible to diaspora, foreign nationals

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- August 3, 2022

Guyana is working to provide optimum quality healthcare services to citizens as well as members of the diaspora and foreign ... Read More

Region Nine leading hinterland in Covid 19 vaccination for 5-11 years.

Region Nine leading hinterland in Covid 19 vaccination for 5-11 years.

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- August 3, 2022

Region Nine (Upper Takatu/Upper Essequibo) is leading the way in the Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 vaccination of children ages 5-11 ... Read More

Smart classroom will be re-established at North Ruimveldt Secondary

Smart classroom will be re-established at North Ruimveldt Secondary

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- July 21, 2022

The North Ruimveldt Secondary School, once rebuilt, will be outfitted with another smart classroom to replace the one that was ... Read More

Smart classroom will be re-established at North Ruimveldt Secondary

Smart classroom will be re-established at North Ruimveldt Secondary

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- July 21, 2022

The North Ruimveldt Secondary School, once rebuilt, will be outfitted with another smart classroom to replace the one that was ... Read More

Gov’t using multifaceted approach to tackle worrying suicide rate

Gov’t using multifaceted approach to tackle worrying suicide rate

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- July 21, 2022

- Bill tabled in National Assembly to establish Suicide Prevention Commission Government is tackling the worrying suicide rate in Guyana ... Read More

Suicide Bill to be tabled today in National Assembly

Suicide Bill to be tabled today in National Assembly

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- July 20, 2022

-will repeal criminalizing suicide attempts The Suicide Prevention Bill will be presented in the National Assembly on Thursday to help ... Read More

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