Tag: Health Sector

Regular monitoring, leadership credited for Region Two’s adequate medical supplies

Regular monitoring, leadership credited for Region Two’s adequate medical supplies

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- July 1, 2022

All 33 healthcare facilities in Region Two (Pomeroon Supenaam), have a 90 percent availability of medical supplies, attributed to keen ... Read More

US Gov’t to provide all of Guyana’s COVID-19 vaccines

US Gov’t to provide all of Guyana’s COVID-19 vaccines

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- July 1, 2022

The United States (US) Government will be providing all of Guyana’s COVID-19 vaccines moving forward, US Ambassador to Guyana, Sarah ... Read More

Updating COVID-19 vaccines necessary for strengthened immunity – Health Minister  

Updating COVID-19 vaccines necessary for strengthened immunity – Health Minister  

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 28, 2022

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, M.P., during Tuesday’s COVID-19 update explained the importance of updating COVID-19 vaccines to target ... Read More

Over 1,300, 5-11 years-old receive first dose COVID vaccine

Over 1,300, 5-11 years-old receive first dose COVID vaccine

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 20, 2022

Some 1,302 children between the ages of five to eleven took the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, since ... Read More

Gov’t installing oxygen plant at Infectious Diseases Hospital

Gov’t installing oxygen plant at Infectious Diseases Hospital

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 16, 2022

The Government of Guyana continues to build the capacity of the health sector, with a number of significant investments, the ... Read More

Most COVID-19 affected patients showing mild symptoms

Most COVID-19 affected patients showing mild symptoms

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- June 7, 2022

Even as Guyana continues to see a significant spike in COVID-19 cases, Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony M.P., said ... Read More

Children 5 to 11 years for COVID-19 vaccination, 12-17 years to get first booster

Children 5 to 11 years for COVID-19 vaccination, 12-17 years to get first booster

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 30, 2022

Guyana is moving ahead with the procurement of the pediatric COVID-19 vaccines for children five to 11 years old, to ... Read More

No case of monkeypox recorded in Guyana – Health Minister

No case of monkeypox recorded in Guyana – Health Minister

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 27, 2022

With more countries recording cases of the monkeypox disease, Guyana’s surveillance team has been instructed to be more vigilant in ... Read More

Coronavirus BA.2 variant suspected in Guyana – Minister Anthony

Coronavirus BA.2 variant suspected in Guyana – Minister Anthony

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 27, 2022

While the omicron variant was the dominant COVID-19 strain earlier this year, its subvariant known as BA.2 now accounts for ... Read More

Diabetic foot care, VIA screening to be added to CHW training

Diabetic foot care, VIA screening to be added to CHW training

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 20, 2022

Director-General of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Vishwa Mahadeo, M.P. said government will be expanding the Community Health Workers (CHWs) ... 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.