Category: Ministry of Health

$100M being spent to upgrade Region 2 primary health care facilities

$100M being spent to upgrade Region 2 primary health care facilities

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- June 24, 2022

The government is investing $100 million to upgrade and expand primary health care facilities across Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), with the ... Read More

Prevention of drug abuse is everyone’s business – CMO declares

Prevention of drug abuse is everyone’s business – CMO declares

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 24, 2022

The Ministry of Health on Friday joined the rest of the world in observing International Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking ... Read More

Mashabo, Bethany residents benefit from specialised medical outreach

Mashabo, Bethany residents benefit from specialised medical outreach

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- June 23, 2022

─ Health Ministry monitoring cases of dengue fever Residents of the riverine communities, Mashabo and Bethany, Region Two today, benefitted ... Read More

Over 1,300, 5-11 years-old receive first dose COVID vaccine

Over 1,300, 5-11 years-old receive first dose COVID vaccine

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 20, 2022

Some 1,302 children between the ages of five to eleven took the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, since ... Read More

Health system prepares for detection of Monkey Pox

Health system prepares for detection of Monkey Pox

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 20, 2022

Local health authorities are preparing to address any possible case of Monkey Pox in Guyana, Minister of Health Dr. Frank ... Read More

Guyana to provide free treatment for persons living with Hepatitis C

Guyana to provide free treatment for persons living with Hepatitis C

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 18, 2022

Persons living with Hepatitis C will soon have their treatment fully funded by the Government of Guyana as the Ministry ... Read More

Guyana lifts Covid-19 test requirement for arriving passengers, proof of vaccination still required

Guyana lifts Covid-19 test requirement for arriving passengers, proof of vaccination still required

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- June 17, 2022

Guyana has lifted the Covid 19 testing requirements for all international travellers arriving by aircraft, but proof of vaccination is ... Read More

Gov’t installing oxygen plant at Infectious Diseases Hospital

Gov’t installing oxygen plant at Infectious Diseases Hospital

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 16, 2022

The Government of Guyana continues to build the capacity of the health sector, with a number of significant investments, the ... Read More

Blood banking services to be offered at regional hospitals – Dr. Anthony

Blood banking services to be offered at regional hospitals – Dr. Anthony

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 16, 2022

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony on Thursday said the ministry will be expanding its blood banking services to every ... Read More

First COVID-19 vaccination drive for children 5-11 years successful

First COVID-19 vaccination drive for children 5-11 years successful

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 13, 2022

The government through the Ministry of Health continues to put measures in place to ensure citizens have adequate access to ... 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.