Tag: GPHC

Anaesthesiologists vital to healthcare delivery

Anaesthesiologists vital to healthcare delivery

Natasha Smith Natasha Smith- October 18, 2020

- GPHC Head of Surgery The Guyana Anaesthesiologist Society has been highlighting the vital role anaesthesiologists play in healthcare delivery. ... Read More

Preliminary assessment completed on infectious diseases hospital

Preliminary assessment completed on infectious diseases hospital

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- October 8, 2020

-orders already placed for equipment The team tasked with conducting a preliminary assessment on the Centre for Disease Control and ... Read More

Health sector receives $51.7Billion budget

Health sector receives $51.7Billion budget

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 10, 2020

-to improve the quality of healthcare for all citizens -several programmes to receive funding -West Demerara, Suddie and Bartica Hospitals ... Read More

Govt praised for recognising frontline workers, removing VAT on medical supplies

Govt praised for recognising frontline workers, removing VAT on medical supplies

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 9, 2020

- healthcare workers commit to “putting their best foot forward” in fight against the pandemic “I am beyond elated that ... Read More

$2.6Billion to boost Health Ministry’s COVID-19 response

$2.6Billion to boost Health Ministry’s COVID-19 response

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 9, 2020

- $790Million to operationalize the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention - $1.8Million for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) In efforts ... Read More

GPHC’s First Successful Aortic Surgery

GPHC’s First Successful Aortic Surgery

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 8, 2020

-patient cured for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has successfully conducted its first Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm ... Read More

GPHC adequately equipped to combat COVID-19

GPHC adequately equipped to combat COVID-19

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 8, 2020

-general public called on to adhere to all health protocols Director of Medical and Professional Services at the Georgetown Public ... Read More

First batch of cases transferred to COVID-19 Hospital

First batch of cases transferred to COVID-19 Hospital

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 2, 2020

-Six maternity cases were moved to the facility -Additional cases to be relocated today The Centre for Disease Control and ... 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.