Tag: Lymphatic Filariasis

Triple drug therapy against filaria to roll out shortly

Triple drug therapy against filaria to roll out shortly

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 15, 2019

─ media sensitised on preventative campaign efforts ─ Guyana, one of two countries in Americas to eliminate filaria by 2020 ... Read More

Region Six teachers educated about govts fight against Lymphatic Filariasis

Region Six teachers educated about govts fight against Lymphatic Filariasis

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 12, 2018

─ adding a third pill to mass drug distribution fight ─ intervention will come on stream in 2019 ─ distribution ... Read More

Public Health Ministry eyes total geographical coverage to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis

Public Health Ministry eyes total geographical coverage to eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 8, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, October 8, 2018 Mass Drug Administration (MDA) for the elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis (LF) is once again ... Read More

Vector Control Services roll out second Schools’ Language & Arts competition

Vector Control Services roll out second Schools’ Language & Arts competition

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 11, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 11, 2018 For the next two months, children between the ages of six to seventeen (6-17), ... Read More

Citizens urged to help eradicate ‘big foot’

Citizens urged to help eradicate ‘big foot’

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 23, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Residents in a number of regions across the country will benefit from a Mass ... Read More

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