Tag: Cervical Cancer

Press Release – Presentation by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony for the London Global Cancer Week

Press Release – Presentation by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony for the London Global Cancer Week

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 20, 2020

Presentation by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony For the London Global Cancer Week Commonwealth Collective Action on Cancer ... Read More

Guyana’s Health Issues addressed at World Health Organization (WHO) Board Meeting

Guyana’s Health Issues addressed at World Health Organization (WHO) Board Meeting

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 8, 2020

The 146th session of the Executive Board took place at WHO headquarters in Geneva from February 3rd to 8, 2020. Although ... Read More

Health Minister envisions countrywide access to cancer screening

Health Minister envisions countrywide access to cancer screening

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 22, 2018

- Plans for HPV for girls and boys DPI, Guyana, Monday, October 22, 2018 As Cancer Awareness Month continues, Minister ... Read More

Cervical Cancer testing for Region Eight’s health centres – Min. Cummings

Cervical Cancer testing for Region Eight’s health centres – Min. Cummings

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 7, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Residents of Region Eight – Potaro/Siparuni will soon to benefit from the introduction of ... Read More

MOPH committed to preventative measures against cervical cancer.

MOPH committed to preventative measures against cervical cancer.

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 4, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Sunday, February 04, 2018 Under the theme “Early detection saves lives”, the Ministry of Public Health today facilitated ... Read More

Free pap smears for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Free pap smears for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 15, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, January 15, 2018 January is designated Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and President of the Guyana Cancer Foundation ... Read More

Cervical cancer survivor tells her story

Cervical cancer survivor tells her story

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 3, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Changes in the cervix are often caused by a virus called Human Papilloma Virus ... Read More

HPV vaccine countrywide campaign to be re-launched in October.

HPV vaccine countrywide campaign to be re-launched in October.

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 5, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, September 05, 2017 The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with ... Read More

Caribbean First Ladies unite to improve lives of women, children

Caribbean First Ladies unite to improve lives of women, children

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 16, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, February 16, 2017 First Ladies from Caribbean countries are coming together to improve the lives of women ... Read More

Public Health Minister calls for earlier screening to detect and treat cancers – Hundreds sensitised on cervical, other cancers

Public Health Minister calls for earlier screening to detect and treat cancers – Hundreds sensitised on cervical, other cancers

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 9, 2017

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH, GEORGETOWN – Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence wants earlier screening of Guyanese to help reduce deaths ... Read More

Gov’t not wasting money on HPV vaccines

Gov’t not wasting money on HPV vaccines

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 21, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Friday, October 21, 2016 The Maternal and Child Health Department of the Ministry of Public Health continues to ... Read More

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