Tag: Ministry of Health

Passage of Nurses and Midwives Bill makes way for establishment of council

Passage of Nurses and Midwives Bill makes way for establishment of council

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- May 17, 2022

The Nurses and Midwives Bill 2022 which makes provision for the registration and regulation of nurses, midwives and nursing assistants, ... Read More

World Hypertension Day 2022 – “Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer”

World Hypertension Day 2022 – “Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer”

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 17, 2022

World Hypertension Day 2022 is being observed under the theme: “Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer”. On this ... Read More

Gov’t touts construction of modern hospital at De Kinderen, Region Three

Gov’t touts construction of modern hospital at De Kinderen, Region Three

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 13, 2022

Government is planning to construct a modern hospital at De Kinderen, Region Three to facilitate citizens living in and around ... Read More

Nurses must be caring, show empathy for their patients – Nurse Lalckecharan

Nurses must be caring, show empathy for their patients – Nurse Lalckecharan

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 12, 2022

─ GPHC celebrates Nurses Week 2022 The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) on Thursday celebrated International Nurses Day, by showing ... Read More

UNICEF donates solar direct drive refrigerators to Health Ministry

UNICEF donates solar direct drive refrigerators to Health Ministry

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- May 12, 2022

UNICEF Area Representative to Guyana and Suriname, and Special Representative to the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Nicolas Pron, on Wednesday handed ... Read More

Dr. Tracey Bovell receives OAS award for good practices in women’s leadership

Dr. Tracey Bovell receives OAS award for good practices in women’s leadership

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 12, 2022

In the upcoming Organization of American States (OAS) Summit, the OAS will recognize women in leadership in the Americas. The ... Read More

Health Ministry to focus on Covid-19 booster, HPV vaccination drive

Health Ministry to focus on Covid-19 booster, HPV vaccination drive

Natasha Smith-Thomas Natasha Smith-Thomas- May 11, 2022

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, while commending the work of the Expanded Programme of Immunisation (EPI), is urging medical ... Read More

Maternal, child health services in Region Three get equipment boost

Maternal, child health services in Region Three get equipment boost

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 10, 2022

Through the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region has received $20 million in medical equipment to boost ... Read More

West Demerara Regional Hospital gets $30M blood bank

West Demerara Regional Hospital gets $30M blood bank

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 10, 2022

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, M.P, on Tuesday commissioned a $30 million blood bank at the West Demerara Regional ... Read More

42 new COVID-19 cases – Health Minister urges mask wearing, vaccination

42 new COVID-19 cases – Health Minister urges mask wearing, vaccination

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- May 10, 2022

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, M.P, is once again urging persons not to become complacent, as the COVID-19 pandemic ... 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.