Tag: microcephaly

MOPH continues supporting babies born with Microcephaly

MOPH continues supporting babies born with Microcephaly

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 4, 2020

Press Release Georgetown, Guyana - Saturday, July 04, 2020 The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) this week gifted cash vouchers ... Read More

Social Services and Public Health Ministries join forces to support mothers of children born with microcephaly

Social Services and Public Health Ministries join forces to support mothers of children born with microcephaly

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 9, 2019

GEORGETOWN, MOPH –  The Ministries of Social Protection (MOSP) and Public Health (MOPH) have teamed up to support 16 mothers ... Read More

Tumble Form chairs for mothers of babies with microcephaly

Tumble Form chairs for mothers of babies with microcephaly

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 26, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Friday, October 26, 2018 Through a collaborative effort spearheaded by the Ministry of Public Health, six Tumble-Form chairs ... Read More

Mothers with babies born with microcephaly not forgotten

Mothers with babies born with microcephaly not forgotten

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 26, 2018

- two tell the story of raising their infants DPI, Guyana, October 26, 2018 Two years on, mothers of babies ... Read More

‘Support group’ workshop for parents with special needs children

‘Support group’ workshop for parents with special needs children

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 5, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, September 5, 2018 Twenty-two parents with special needs children benefitted from a one-day ‘support group’ workshop, geared ... Read More

Local therapist being trained to work with children born with microcephaly, other delayed developmental disabilities

Local therapist being trained to work with children born with microcephaly, other delayed developmental disabilities

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 24, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 24, 2018 Physiotherapists, rehabilitation staff and occupational therapists are engaged in a training exercise focused on ... Read More

Doctors begin training to detect microcephaly in expectant mothers

Doctors begin training to detect microcephaly in expectant mothers

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 21, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Friday, April 21, 2017 The Ministry of Public Health in collaboration with the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) ... Read More

Guyana attends Regional Meeting on Surveillance and Control Strategy for Arboviruses

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 25, 2016

Ministry of Public Health, Guyana, October 25, 2016 The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO)/ World Health Organisation (WHO) held its ... Read More

Local labs to test for Zika virus

Local labs to test for Zika virus

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 6, 2016

GINA, GUYANA, Thursday, October 06, 2016 The Ministry of Public Health is expanding its efforts to address the Zika Virus. ... 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.