Tag: MDA

Prevention is better than cure!

Prevention is better than cure!

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 16, 2019

─ filaria patient shares her cautionary tale ─ encourages all to take advantage of upcoming MDA DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, October ... Read More

New strategies for Mass Drug Administration 2017

New strategies for Mass Drug Administration 2017

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 8, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, August 8, 2017 Another year is here and the Neglected Infectious Diseases section of the Vector Control ... Read More

Filaria…social stigma shuts out affected persons from society

Filaria…social stigma shuts out affected persons from society

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 4, 2016

A GINA feature By Delicia Haynes - November 4, 2016 “The other day a middle aged guy, he came and ... 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

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.