Tag: Ministry of Health

Nutrition counselling on the cards to promote healthier lifestyles

Nutrition counselling on the cards to promote healthier lifestyles

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- January 21, 2021

- Minister Anthony Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, says the Government intends to place much more focus on ... Read More

Field hospital to be set up at Infectious Diseases Hospital

Field hospital to be set up at Infectious Diseases Hospital

Anara Khan Anara Khan- January 20, 2021

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr Frank Anthony has said the field hospital donated by the Government of Qatar would now ... Read More

The Presidential Commission on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases reconstituted

The Presidential Commission on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases reconstituted

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 20, 2021

The Presidential Commission on the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases has been reappointed by Cabinet. The reconstituted commission met ... Read More

COVAX looking to roll out of Covid vaccines by second quarter

COVAX looking to roll out of Covid vaccines by second quarter

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- January 20, 2021

The COVAX facility, under which Guyana is to receive Covid vaccines, is working to secure some two billion doses to ... Read More

Medical team sent to Waramodong to curb Covid spike

Medical team sent to Waramodong to curb Covid spike

Anara Khan Anara Khan- January 20, 2021

- monitoring ongoing in Regions Five, Six and Eight A medical team has been sent to Waramadong, Cuyuni-Mazaruni (Region Seven) ... Read More

National Vaccine Preparedness Plan developed for COVID vaccine roll out

National Vaccine Preparedness Plan developed for COVID vaccine roll out

Anara Khan Anara Khan- January 18, 2021

The Ministry of Health has developed a National Vaccine Preparedness Plan for the local roll-out of the COVID-19 vaccine under ... Read More

Health Ministry monitoring New Amsterdam, Moraikobai

Health Ministry monitoring New Amsterdam, Moraikobai

Anara Khan Anara Khan- January 18, 2021

The Ministry of Health is monitoring New Amsterdam, East Berbice-Corentyne (Region Six) following a spike in the number of Covid ... Read More

Qatar field hospital expected tomorrow

Qatar field hospital expected tomorrow

Anara Khan Anara Khan- January 18, 2021

-to boost Covid fight Guyana’s COVID-19 fighting capacity is set to be boosted with the arrival of a field hospital ... 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.