Tag: Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

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

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

WHO concerned as pandemic worsens

WHO concerned as pandemic worsens

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 13, 2020

—many countries headed in wrong direction —investigative team arrives in China to probe virus origins DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 13, ... 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

Contact tracing most important factor in mitigation

Contact tracing most important factor in mitigation

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- June 29, 2020

“Put politics into isolation and deal with COVID-19” - WHO tells govts worldwide DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 29, 2020 The ... Read More

WHO aims to distribute 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines by 2021

WHO aims to distribute 2 billion COVID-19 vaccines by 2021

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- June 26, 2020

—through ACT-Accelerator initiative —245 million treatment courses to be delivered mid-2021 —seeks to raise US$27billion in funds DPI, Guyana, Friday, ... Read More

WHO predicts more widespread coronavirus cases in Central & South America

WHO predicts more widespread coronavirus cases in Central & South America

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- June 24, 2020

—says virus has not peaked yet —countries deprived of oxygen concentrators as demands outweigh supply DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 24, ... 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.