Tag: Elderly

Primary health care services to be revamped

Primary health care services to be revamped

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- September 15, 2020

− focus on preventative, holistic approach -Minister Anthony The Ministry of Health is taking a new, holistic approach to delivering ... Read More

Exercise: key to a happy and healthy wellbeing – Disability & Rehab Services Dir. reaffirms

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- May 18, 2020

−As stay at home advisory continues to be enforced −Elderly persons specifically targeted DPI, Guyana, Monday, May 18, 2020 Director ... Read More

Elderly persons with pre-existing health conditions vulnerable to coronavirus

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- March 12, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, March 12, 2020 The Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) has been spreading with a global average 3.5 percent death ... Read More

Over 550 seniors recognised

Over 550 seniors recognised

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- December 7, 2019

“we are working on their experience and their labour” - Dr. Mavis Benn DPI, Guyana, Saturday, December 7, 2019 Over ... Read More

Min. Trotman comes to aid of elderly Karisparu resident

Min. Trotman comes to aid of elderly Karisparu resident

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- October 9, 2019

─ 87-yearold displaced by miner is compensated DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Minister of Natural Resources, Hon. Raphael Trotman ... Read More

Aranaputa/Upper Burro Burro NDC ten months on…

Aranaputa/Upper Burro Burro NDC ten months on…

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 4, 2019

─ New NDC working towards ensuring development efforts reach the people DPI, Guyana, Friday, October 4, 2019 Just over ten ... Read More

Old age pension increases to $20,500

Old age pension increases to $20,500

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 26, 2018

─   Public assistance also increased ─   Tax exemptions for persons with disabilities DPI, Guyana, Monday, November 26, 2018 Old age pension ... Read More

Social protection took precedence in 2016

Social protection took precedence in 2016

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 29, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, December 29, 2016 The Ministry of Social Protection during the year 2016, assisted in transforming the lives ... 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.