Tag: Director General

Gaico Construction, Andrew Supermarket support COVID-19 Public Relief Programme

Gaico Construction, Andrew Supermarket support COVID-19 Public Relief Programme

Ayana George Ayana George- September 3, 2020

Gaico Construction handed over a $2M cheque to the Civil Defense Commission (CDC). The money will go towards the government’s ... Read More

600 COVID-19 relief hampers distributed in Region 8 

600 COVID-19 relief hampers distributed in Region 8 

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- August 10, 2020

— residents welcome swift action by new PPP/C Gov't  — distribution exercise to be taken to Annai and Lethem, on ... Read More

No silver bullet for COVID-19 – WHO warns

No silver bullet for COVID-19 – WHO warns

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 3, 2020

—worldwide cases now at 17.5M —China probe moves one step ahead DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 3, 2020 On Monday, Director-General ... Read More

Young people not invincible to COVID-19- WHO reminds

Young people not invincible to COVID-19- WHO reminds

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 31, 2020

-evidence shows young people partially responsible for continuous spread DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 31, 2020 More than six months into ... Read More

CDC closely monitoring weather pattern

CDC closely monitoring weather pattern

Anara Khan Anara Khan- July 28, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 28, 2020 Over the last few days, the Civil Defence Commission along with the National Weather ... Read More

New COVID-19 Law Lab to provide framework for managing pandemic globally

New COVID-19 Law Lab to provide framework for managing pandemic globally

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 22, 2020

—poorly designed laws may have adverse effects DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, July 21, 2020 Today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced ... Read More

Data on airborne COVID-19 still early, more info needed-WHO

Data on airborne COVID-19 still early, more info needed-WHO

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 10, 2020

—urges healthcare officials to take all precautions while data develops DPI, Guyana, Friday July 10, 2020 In updated guidance on ... Read More

COVID-19 threatens access to HIV medicine

COVID-19 threatens access to HIV medicine

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 8, 2020

—WHO concerned over delaying of AIDS response DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, July 8, 2020 The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has disrupted several ... 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.