Tag: Filaria

Triple Therapy method being used to eliminate Filaria

Triple Therapy method being used to eliminate Filaria

- December 13, 2023

The Ministry of Health is well on its way to eliminating Filaria, as it seeks to advance the triple therapy ... Read More

Gov’t, PAHO/WHO working on initiative to eradicate five key diseases

Gov’t, PAHO/WHO working on initiative to eradicate five key diseases

- April 9, 2023

The Ministry of Health in partnership with the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) are working on an initiative ... Read More

363,932 persons inoculated against filaria

363,932 persons inoculated against filaria

- March 8, 2021

-campaign continues Some 363,932 persons across several regions have so far taken their tablets to eliminate filariasis in Guyana. This ... Read More

Filaria pill distribution exercise starts in Region 10

Filaria pill distribution exercise starts in Region 10

- 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

- 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

- 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

- 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!

- 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

- 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

- 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