Tag: Dr. Jeetendra Mohanlall

TB cases significantly decreased in prisons in 19 years

TB cases significantly decreased in prisons in 19 years

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 4, 2019

─ owed to robust, effective screening efforts DPI, Guyana, Monday, February 4, 2019 For many years, the government has been ... Read More

TB programme to provide more support to patients

TB programme to provide more support to patients

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 29, 2019

─ enabler support, hot meals among initiatives ─ counselling and support groups also in place DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, January 29, ... Read More

Sixth edition of TB treatment guidelines launched

Sixth edition of TB treatment guidelines launched

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 20, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 The revised version of tuberculosis (TB) treatment guidelines was launched today at a workshop ... Read More

‘Step-Down’ care facility to be reopened soon

‘Step-Down’ care facility to be reopened soon

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 12, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Monday, March 12, 2018 Residents of Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara) will soon benefit from the reopening of ... Read More

Country Dialogue highlights need to eliminate TB treatment defaulters

Country Dialogue highlights need to eliminate TB treatment defaulters

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 11, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, January 11, 2018 The percenatge of patients with tuberculosis that have defaulted from initial treatment remains a challenge for ... Read More

National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance drafted, stakeholders consulted

National Action Plan on Antimicrobial Resistance drafted, stakeholders consulted

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 27, 2017

DPI/GINA, GUYANA, Tuesday, June 27, 2017 Stakeholders in the Health and Agriculture sector today gathered at the Marriot Hotel to ... Read More

Flirting with death

Flirting with death

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 9, 2016

A GINA feature by Delicia Haynes GINA, GUYANA, Friday, September 9, 2016 “I used to smoke drugs. I used to ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

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