Tag: Minister of Health Volda Lawrence

Guyana’s Health Issues addressed at World Health Organization (WHO) Board Meeting

Guyana’s Health Issues addressed at World Health Organization (WHO) Board Meeting

- February 8, 2020

The 146th session of the Executive Board took place at WHO headquarters in Geneva from February 3rd to 8, 2020. Although ... Read More

Health authorities on high alert and prepared

Health authorities on high alert and prepared

- January 28, 2020

-as seven confirmed Novel Coronavirus cases in the Americas DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, January 28, 2020 Local health authorities are on ... Read More

Govt committed to ensuring “we keep our population safe from diseases” – Min. Lawrence

Govt committed to ensuring “we keep our population safe from diseases” – Min. Lawrence

- September 4, 2018

─ implement programmes on prevention and control of HIV/AIDS and other Communicable Diseases ─ CMO report to be published soon ... Read More

The Tobacco Control Bill passed, $200,000 fine, six months imprisonment for certain transgressions, $9 million for corporate body/business guilty of breaches

The Tobacco Control Bill passed, $200,000 fine, six months imprisonment for certain transgressions, $9 million for corporate body/business guilty of breaches

- July 27, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, July 27, 2017 The Tobacco Control Bill 2017 was passed by the National Assembly this evening after ... 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.