Tag: health

More amputees to benefit from prostheses

More amputees to benefit from prostheses

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- April 29, 2022

Amputees are set to benefit from artificial limbs, as the Ministry of Health recently expended some $10 million to procure ... Read More

Caribbean offers multiple opportunities for UK investors – President Ali

Caribbean offers multiple opportunities for UK investors – President Ali

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 28, 2022

- Says Guyana leading on many fronts His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali told scores of UK investors and business leaders about ... Read More

Minister Hamilton reiterates call for women to take up male dominated jobs

Minister Hamilton reiterates call for women to take up male dominated jobs

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- March 8, 2022

Minister of Labour, Joseph Hamilton, M.P, who joined the nation in celebrating International Women’s Day (IWD) again issued a call ... Read More

Over $4B approved for Region Nine

Over $4B approved for Region Nine

Neola Damon Neola Damon- February 10, 2022

A whopping $4.1 billion has been approved to ensure significant developments are undertaken in the Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo (Region Nine) ... Read More

Opposition’s claim about Region Five’s drug, medical supplies fabricated – Dr. Mahadeo

Opposition’s claim about Region Five’s drug, medical supplies fabricated – Dr. Mahadeo

Neola Damon Neola Damon- February 3, 2022

The shortage of essential drugs in Mahaica-Berbice (Region Five) is something of the past since the PPP/C Government took office ... Read More

Budget 2022 creates vital linkages between citizens’ welfare and the country’s transformation – President Ali

Budget 2022 creates vital linkages between citizens’ welfare and the country’s transformation – President Ali

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 29, 2022

His Excellency Dr. Irfaan Ali said that in addition to laying the foundation and establishing the framework through which the ... Read More

Heavy focus on agriculture in  Region Two’s 2022 budgetary plan

Heavy focus on agriculture in Region Two’s 2022 budgetary plan

Neola Damon Neola Damon- January 20, 2022

Region Two residents are expected to benefit from a significant boost in investment to enhance the region’s agriculture infrastructure, education, ... Read More

PCR tests only for persons who are hospitalised, in high-risk environments – Health Minister

PCR tests only for persons who are hospitalised, in high-risk environments – Health Minister

Shaquawn Gill Shaquawn Gill- January 18, 2022

The Ministry of Health announced Tuesday that it will only provide COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing for persons who ... Read More

Health Ministry no longer issuing Covid discharge certificates for persons in home isolation

Health Ministry no longer issuing Covid discharge certificates for persons in home isolation

Shaquawn Gill Shaquawn Gill- January 18, 2022

As of today, the Ministry of Health will no longer be issuing discharge certificates to persons who have been in ... Read More

Rise in Covid-19 cases not unique to Guyana – Health Minister

Rise in Covid-19 cases not unique to Guyana – Health Minister

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- January 14, 2022

The National Public Health Reference Laboratory has been working into the nights to process the high number of Covid-19 tests ... 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.