Tag: Ministry of Health

$3.2B emergency spending on drugs and medical supplies

$3.2B emergency spending on drugs and medical supplies

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- September 17, 2020

− critical items low, out of stock -Minister Anthony The Ministry of Health is spending $3.2B to purchase an emergency ... Read More

Gov’t’s COVID-19 response producing results

Gov’t’s COVID-19 response producing results

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- September 17, 2020

−says Minister Anthony Minister of Health Dr. Frank Anthony says the Government’s frontal approach to addressing the novel coronavirus disease ... Read More

Health worker safety paramount for patient safety

Health worker safety paramount for patient safety

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- September 17, 2020

- especially during COVID-19 pandemic Guyana has made several advances over the years to ensure the safety of patients, even ... Read More

Pregnant women must exercise caution to avoid COVID-19

Pregnant women must exercise caution to avoid COVID-19

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- September 17, 2020

-special measures implemented at hospitals The Ministry of Health is advising pregnant women to exercise extreme caution and to keep ... Read More

Guyana registers 59th and 60th COVID-19 related deaths

Guyana registers 59th and 60th COVID-19 related deaths

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 16, 2020

The Ministry of Health regrets to inform the public that today’s dashboard confirms two additional deaths from the COVID-19 disease. ... Read More

Budget allocation, targeted approach to revamp health sector  -MP Smith

Budget allocation, targeted approach to revamp health sector -MP Smith

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- September 16, 2020

Member of Parliament, Dr. Tandika Smith, says she expects the health sector to be transformed significantly with the $51.7 billion ... Read More

Public health system failed under previous government – Dr. Vishwa Mahadeo

Public health system failed under previous government – Dr. Vishwa Mahadeo

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- September 16, 2020

−millions wasted on rental fees -system plagued by shortages of drugs, medical supplies −non-functioning equipment Member of Parliament, Dr. Vishwa ... Read More

Provisions being made for more prisoners to be tested -Director of Prisons

Provisions being made for more prisoners to be tested -Director of Prisons

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- September 16, 2020

–Prison doctors being trained to administer COVID-19 test Director of Prisons, Mr. Gladwin Samuels says provisions are being made for ... 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.