Tag: Malaria

Gov’t rolling out campaign against malaria

Gov’t rolling out campaign against malaria

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- April 24, 2021

- aims to reduce cases by 2025 - distribution of 95,000 bed nets on the cards - Min. Anthony The ... Read More

Over 111,000 persons receive first Covid vaccines

Over 111,000 persons receive first Covid vaccines

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- April 23, 2021

- as vaccination campaign continues - Min. Anthony Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony says over 111,000 individuals have ... Read More

International universities to study malaria transmission in Guyana

International universities to study malaria transmission in Guyana

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- December 12, 2020

− studies to begin in 2021 The United Kingdom’s University of Oxford and the University of Hartford in Connecticut, United ... Read More

Ministry buys 100,000 treated nets to combat malaria

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- November 5, 2020

- distribution to start soon The Ministry of Health has purchased 100,000 insecticide-treated bed nets (ITNs), to distribute in regions ... Read More

Malaria focused ‘Breakthrough ACTION’ project advancing

Malaria focused ‘Breakthrough ACTION’ project advancing

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 8, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, November 08, 2018 The United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Breakthrough ACTION project, designed to assist ... Read More

Eliminating malaria in Guyana possible  -PAHO/WHO country rep.

Eliminating malaria in Guyana possible -PAHO/WHO country rep.

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 4, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 4, 2018 Cases of malaria in Guyana have dropped dramatically in recent years and PAHO/WHO country ... Read More

Public Health Ministry crafting Malaria battle plan

Public Health Ministry crafting Malaria battle plan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 25, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, April 25, 2018 While there have been major advances in fighting the mosquito born scourge, malaria continues ... Read More

The Guyana Global Fund – Country Coordinating Mechanism (GF/CCM) – Two new representatives selected to sit on the Regional Coordinating Mechanism

The Guyana Global Fund – Country Coordinating Mechanism (GF/CCM) – Two new representatives selected to sit on the Regional Coordinating Mechanism

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 28, 2018

On March 26, 2018, the Guyana Global Fund-Country Coordinating Mechanism (GF/CCM) held its first CCM Meeting for 2018 in the ... Read More

New strategies needed for Malaria treatment and prevention – Min. Cummings tells Guyana Global Fund CCM

New strategies needed for Malaria treatment and prevention – Min. Cummings tells Guyana Global Fund CCM

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 31, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, January 31, 2018 A country dialogue was hosted by the Guyana Global Fund-Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) and ... Read More

Guyana will continue to offer malaria treatment to Venezuelans

Guyana will continue to offer malaria treatment to Venezuelans

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 7, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, September 7, 2017 Minister of State, Joseph Harmon said that Venezuelans will be allowed into Guyana through ... Read More

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