Tag: Barima-Waini

Gov’t to assist flood-affected miners, loggers in Reg. One

Gov’t to assist flood-affected miners, loggers in Reg. One

Kemol King Kemol King- July 12, 2021

Minister of Natural Resources, Hon. Vickram Bharrat has assured flood-affected residents of Region One (Barima-Waini) of the Government’s commitment to ... Read More

Minister Parag urges Moruca residents to qualify themselves through GOAL scholarships

Minister Parag urges Moruca residents to qualify themselves through GOAL scholarships

Anara Khan Anara Khan- May 8, 2021

Minister of Public Service, Hon. Sonia Parag encouraged Region One residents to take advantage of the opportunity to obtain higher ... Read More

Quick response team addressing Covid spike in Baramita

Quick response team addressing Covid spike in Baramita

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- December 16, 2020

The Ministry of Health has dispatched a quick response team to Baramita, Barima-Waini (Region One) to conduct COVID-19 tests, following ... Read More

Protocol for ongoing Covid monitoring in place

Protocol for ongoing Covid monitoring in place

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- December 11, 2020

The Ministry of Health has measures in place for ongoing monitoring of COVID-19 cases in all regions.   Minister Hon. Dr. ... Read More

Kopinang health services reach boosted with new ATV

Kopinang health services reach boosted with new ATV

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- November 14, 2020

The Ministry of Health has handed over a $2.5 million all-terrain vehicle (ATV) to Potaro-Siparuni (Region-Eight) to increase residents’ access ... Read More

Strengthened medical presence in St Cuthbert’s Mission

Strengthened medical presence in St Cuthbert’s Mission

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- November 10, 2020

−second medical team on standby -Min. Anthony A decision has been taken to strengthen the medical team in St Cuthbert’s ... Read More

St Cuthbert’s Mission locked down to contain COVID-19 spike

St Cuthbert’s Mission locked down to contain COVID-19 spike

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- November 9, 2020

- Min. Anthony Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has said a voluntary lockdown has been instituted for St ... Read More

Increased COVID-19 testing in Kwebanna village

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- October 27, 2020

Health teams in Barima-Waini (Region One) have ramped up retrieval of samples from persons who are showing signs of COVID-19 ... Read More

Porous Region One border poses serious COVID-19 threat

Porous Region One border poses serious COVID-19 threat

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- May 28, 2020

—Screening points established —CMO calls on residents to be vigilant DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 28, 2020 The Barima-Waini region, located ... Read More

Indigenous Queen champions climate change

Indigenous Queen champions climate change

Nikosi Bruce Nikosi Bruce- October 4, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Friday, October 4, 2019   With roots in the village of Santa Cruz, Esther Marslowe has always dreamt ... 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.