Tag: Elderly

Gov’t aiming to vaccinate 50,000 against Covid by April 11

Gov’t aiming to vaccinate 50,000 against Covid by April 11

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- March 18, 2021

- 13,000 already inoculated - Health Advisor Dr. Ramsammy The Government is targeting 50,000 persons ages 50 and older to ... Read More

Minister Persaud condemns brutal attack on elderly, women

Minister Persaud condemns brutal attack on elderly, women

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- March 1, 2021

-says penalties for such acts need to be reviewed Minister of Human Services and Social Security, Hon. Dr. Vindhya Persaud ... Read More

Min. Persaud has ‘big plans’ for senior citizens

Min. Persaud has ‘big plans’ for senior citizens

Neola Damon Neola Damon- November 8, 2020

The Ministry of Human Services and Social Security is looking at several plans to creatively engage with senior citizens across ... Read More

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

COVID-19 Alert!

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