Tag: Filaria

Filaria pill distribution exercise starts in Region 10

Filaria pill distribution exercise starts in Region 10

Anara Khan Anara Khan- February 26, 2021

- launching in Region Six on Saturday - 254,000 persons already inoculated The Ministry of Health today launched the final ... Read More

Public responding positively to filaria elimination campaign

Public responding positively to filaria elimination campaign

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- February 18, 2021

− 39,000 persons inoculated -Dr. Anthony Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony says the response to the mass drug ... Read More

Filaria Mass Drug Administration exercise begins in two weeks

Filaria Mass Drug Administration exercise begins in two weeks

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- February 3, 2021

− citizens urged to participate Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony is again appealing to citizens to participate in ... Read More

Guyana aiming to be filaria-free in 2021

Guyana aiming to be filaria-free in 2021

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- December 11, 2020

− final mass drug programme in February The Ministry of Health will introduce its final mass drug administration (MDA) programme ... Read More

Prevention is better than cure!

Prevention is better than cure!

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 16, 2019

─ filaria patient shares her cautionary tale ─ encourages all to take advantage of upcoming MDA DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, October ... Read More

Triple drug therapy against filaria to roll out shortly

Triple drug therapy against filaria to roll out shortly

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 15, 2019

─ media sensitised on preventative campaign efforts ─ Guyana, one of two countries in Americas to eliminate filaria by 2020 ... Read More

Public Health Ministry adopts new drug in fight to eliminate filaria

Public Health Ministry adopts new drug in fight to eliminate filaria

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 8, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, October 8, 2018 The Ministry of Public Health is to add a third medication to two pills ... Read More

Living with Filaria – Peggy’s story

Living with Filaria – Peggy’s story

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 23, 2017

A DPI feature DPI, Guyana, Monday, October 23, 2017 “I must have been bitten when I was a baby,” so ... Read More

MDA campaign to eliminate filaria, target children

MDA campaign to eliminate filaria, target children

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 30, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Saturday, September 30, 2017 The Ministry of Public Health collaborated with the Ministry of Education to ensure a ... Read More

New strategies for Mass Drug Administration 2017

New strategies for Mass Drug Administration 2017

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 8, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Another year is here and the Neglected Infectious Diseases section of the Vector Control ... 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.