Tag: Minister of Health

AG hails success of East Coast Demerara clean up

AG hails success of East Coast Demerara clean up

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- February 27, 2022

Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs, Mohabir Anil Nandlall, SC, who along with Minister of Health Dr. Frank Anthony ... Read More

$41 million Infectious unit commissioned at New Amsterdam Hospital

$41 million Infectious unit commissioned at New Amsterdam Hospital

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- February 12, 2022

Health Minister, Dr. Frank Anthony, on Saturday, commissioned a 15-bed Infectious Unit in the compound of the New Amsterdam Hospital, ... Read More

Annual pre-Valentines HIV/AIDS testing programme kickstarts tomorrow

Beauty Razack Beauty Razack- February 11, 2022

The National AIDS Programme Secretariat (NAPS) will be kickstarting its annual “Test of love” activity on Saturday, just in time ... Read More

$1.1B approved for medicines, oxygen, PPEs for ‘COVID’ Hospital

$1.1B approved for medicines, oxygen, PPEs for ‘COVID’ Hospital

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- February 10, 2022

The sum of $1.1 billion will be expended to procure medicine, oxygen and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at the Infectious ... Read More

Republic Day celebrations 2022

Republic Day celebrations 2022

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- February 9, 2022

- no decision yet on in-person events - Dr. Anthony The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sport is considering hosting ... Read More

Budgetary allocation to support costly dialysis treatment for patients – Health Minister

Budgetary allocation to support costly dialysis treatment for patients – Health Minister

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- February 3, 2022

Government has strategically placed huge support for dialysis treatment in Budget 2022, recognising the limited spending power of patients to ... Read More

National Assembly passes Human Organ and Tissue Transplant bill

National Assembly passes Human Organ and Tissue Transplant bill

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- January 24, 2022

─ paves way for improved surgical healthcare The Human Organ and Tissue Transplant Bill 2021 was passed in the National Assembly, ... Read More

COVID-19 tests so far in 2022 almost exceed all tests done in 2020 – Health Minister

COVID-19 tests so far in 2022 almost exceed all tests done in 2020 – Health Minister

Shaquawn Gill Shaquawn Gill- January 19, 2022

As COVID-19 cases continue to climb across the country, Minister of Health, Dr Frank Anthony, MP has reaffirmed that the ... Read More

PCR tests only for persons who are hospitalised, in high-risk environments – Health Minister

PCR tests only for persons who are hospitalised, in high-risk environments – Health Minister

Shaquawn Gill Shaquawn Gill- January 18, 2022

The Ministry of Health announced Tuesday that it will only provide COVID-19 Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) testing for persons who ... Read More

Health Ministry no longer issuing Covid discharge certificates for persons in home isolation

Health Ministry no longer issuing Covid discharge certificates for persons in home isolation

Shaquawn Gill Shaquawn Gill- January 18, 2022

As of today, the Ministry of Health will no longer be issuing discharge certificates to persons who have been in ... 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.