French govt considering healthcare assistance for hinterland

– Primary health care development main focus

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, October 18, 2018

Primary health care development in the hinterland regions is among other health-related issues being addressed by the Ministry of Public Health. The government of France has pledged their commitment to assist the ministry in this regard.

This and other matters were discussed this morning by French Ambassador to Guyana, Antoine Joly and team, during a courtesy call to Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence and Permanent Secretary, Collette Adams.

In an invited comment, the Permanent Secretary (PS) explained that they “are focusing on primary health care. As such, we are considering requesting that they assist us with the lower level and the interior level, most of the hinterland areas to do some upgrading where we find the gaps.”

The PS indicated that discussions on are ongoing.

Isaiah Braithwaite.

Image: Jules Gibson.

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