Tag: HPV

Free pap smears for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Free pap smears for Cervical Cancer Awareness Month

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 15, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, January 15, 2018 January is designated Cervical Cancer Awareness Month and President of the Guyana Cancer Foundation ... Read More

MOPH takes HPV Campaign to Private Schools next week

MOPH takes HPV Campaign to Private Schools next week

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 21, 2017

GEORGETOWN, MOPH – The Public Health Ministry will take its human papilloma virus (HPV) campaign to privately-owned primary and secondary schools ... Read More

Cervical cancer survivor tells her story

Cervical cancer survivor tells her story

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 3, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, October 3, 2017 Changes in the cervix are often caused by a virus called Human Papilloma Virus ... Read More

First Lady meets with Guyana Medical Relief, Guyana Cancer Foundation officials

First Lady meets with Guyana Medical Relief, Guyana Cancer Foundation officials

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 17, 2017

Georgetown, Guyana – (August 17, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, met with Chief Operations Officer of the Guyana Medical ... Read More

Region 9 lauded for 95% vaccine coverage in 2016

Region 9 lauded for 95% vaccine coverage in 2016

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 24, 2017

(GEORGETOWN- March 24, 2017) – AISHALTON a Region Nine (Upper Takutu/Upper Essequibo) topped all other communities in Guyana for vaccine ... Read More

Public Health Minister calls for earlier screening to detect and treat cancers – Hundreds sensitised on cervical, other cancers

Public Health Minister calls for earlier screening to detect and treat cancers – Hundreds sensitised on cervical, other cancers

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 9, 2017

MINISTRY OF PUBLIC HEALTH, GEORGETOWN – Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence wants earlier screening of Guyanese to help reduce deaths ... Read More

Maternal, child health, mental health main focus for MOPH in 2017

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 27, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Guyanese can expect better access to mental  health and maternal and child health care ... Read More

Public Health Ministry, FIGO collaboration to strengthen cervical cancer prevention programme

Public Health Ministry, FIGO collaboration to strengthen cervical cancer prevention programme

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 7, 2016

    (July, 7, 2016- Georgetown) - The Minister of Public Health, Hon. Dr. George Norton on Thursday met with ... 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.