Tag: Maternal and Child Health

West Demerara Hospital receives equipment for Maternity unit

West Demerara Hospital receives equipment for Maternity unit

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 29, 2020

—As part of disbursement from IDB loan —Minister hints changes to come for hospital The Inter-American Development Bank has once ... Read More

MoPH answers COVID-19 related FAQs by pregnant women

MoPH answers COVID-19 related FAQs by pregnant women

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- May 20, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, May 20, 2020 Maternal and Child Health Officer (ag) of the Ministry of Public Health, Dr. Oneka ... Read More

Boat and engine for Santa Mission

Boat and engine for Santa Mission

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- February 20, 2020

−To transport emergency, maternity cases DPI, Guyana, Thursday, February 20, 2020 Santa Mission, an indigenous village located along the Kamuni ... Read More

Regions 3 and 4 get new ambulances

Regions 3 and 4 get new ambulances

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 21, 2019

─As part of IDB loan intervention for Maternal and Child Health ─Equipped to cater to Maternal and neonatal cases ─Min. ... Read More

Public Health Ministry debunks erroneous news article

Public Health Ministry debunks erroneous news article

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 5, 2019

─ Lochaber Primary students received routine DPT Vaccine - Health official finds ─ 39 students vaccinated ─ only one child ... Read More

18 Region Six midwives in training

18 Region Six midwives in training

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 14, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Friday, September 14, 2018 A two-year course will see eighteen Single Trained Midwifery students equipped to serve communities ... Read More

Mothers-to-be advised to register early at clinics

Mothers-to-be advised to register early at clinics

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 25, 2018

─ delayed health checks during pregnancy can lead to maternal, neonatal deaths - Dr. Hamilton DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, July 25, ... Read More

Training for health workers continues in the hinterland ─ workers trained specifically in area of maternal and child health care

Training for health workers continues in the hinterland ─ workers trained specifically in area of maternal and child health care

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 24, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 At least twenty persons in Region One are among the next batch of Community ... Read More

Region Nine gets healthcare boost – 20 CHWs graduate -specialised in Maternal and Child Health.

Region Nine gets healthcare boost – 20 CHWs graduate -specialised in Maternal and Child Health.

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 29, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Sunday, April 29, 2018 Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence says that the Ministry’s Community Health Worker programme ... 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

Telemedicine for 2018 roll out in Guyana Minister Lawrence said

Telemedicine for 2018 roll out in Guyana Minister Lawrence said

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 21, 2017

GEORGETOWN, MOPH – GUYANA will roll out its telemedicine programme in five Regions next year, Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence ... 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.