Tag: COVAX

Guyana receives 57,600 doses of AstraZeneca from COVAX

Guyana receives 57,600 doses of AstraZeneca from COVAX

Anara Khan Anara Khan- August 13, 2021

─ Sputnik V also arrives ─ 100,000 doses of Pfizer expected in September Guyana’s COVID-19 immunisation campaign has been boosted ... Read More

No spoilage of Sputnik V vaccines – Minister Anthony

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- August 6, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, MP, says reports about the spoilage of a quantity of Sputnik V vaccines are ... Read More

27.5 per cent of adult population fully vaccinated – Minister Anthony

Anara Khan Anara Khan- July 28, 2021

As a result of the Government’s proactive approach to vaccine procurement, to date more than 27.5 per cent of Guyana’s ... Read More

Minister of Health Statement for The 74th World Health Assembly

Minister of Health Statement for The 74th World Health Assembly

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 26, 2021

Mr. President, the Director-General of the WHO, Dr. Tedros, Distinguished delegates We gather for the 74th World Health Assembly at ... Read More

Govt sparing no effort in vaccination campaign – Minister Todd

Govt sparing no effort in vaccination campaign – Minister Todd

Anara Khan Anara Khan- May 11, 2021

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. Hugh Todd has said the Government would spare no effort to ensure ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccination still lagging behind in some regions

COVID-19 vaccination still lagging behind in some regions

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- May 11, 2021

−Dr. Anthony urges vaccination to create herd immunity Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony says while over 157, 000 ... Read More

Guyana receives second batch of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX

Guyana receives second batch of COVID-19 vaccines from COVAX

Anara Khan Anara Khan- May 10, 2021

Guyana’s vaccination campaign has been boosted with the arrival of 38,400 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine through the COVAX facility. ... Read More

It is in the national interest for all adult Guyanese to take the COVID-19 vaccine

It is in the national interest for all adult Guyanese to take the COVID-19 vaccine

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 30, 2021

Every single country, no exception, has discovered that specific public health measures are critically important in fighting COVID-19. These measures, ... Read More

27 per cent of the population vaccinated against Covid

27 per cent of the population vaccinated against Covid

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- April 29, 2021

- mass testing still ongoing To date, more than 132,000 individuals have received their first dose of the Covid vaccine. ... Read More

38,000 doses of Covid vaccine expected from COVAX in May -Min. Anthony

38,000 doses of Covid vaccine expected from COVAX in May -Min. Anthony

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- April 27, 2021

The Government is expecting another shipment of Covid vaccines in May to further its robust immunisation campaign against the disease. ... Read More

Guyana joins CARICOM’s call for equitable distribution of Covid vaccines

Guyana joins CARICOM’s call for equitable distribution of Covid vaccines

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- April 17, 2021

- at UN’s Economic and Social Council special meeting Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has joined CARICOM’s call ... 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.