Tag: Ministry of Public health

CT scans now available at New Amsterdam Hospital

CT scans now available at New Amsterdam Hospital

Staff Writer Staff Writer- October 22, 2020

From left: Dr. Tamesh Algu, Head of the Surgical Unit, NAPH; Dr. Joel Joseph, Radiology Resident, GPHC; Ms. Petal Surujpaul, ... Read More

Reduced curfew hours under new COVID-19 emergency measures

Reduced curfew hours under new COVID-19 emergency measures

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- October 1, 2020

Government has adjusted the curfew hours to 9pm - 4am, under the new COVID-19 Emergency Measures. The previous curfew ran ... Read More

A step closer to operationalising the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention

A step closer to operationalising the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- August 31, 2020

As the Ministry of Health moves towards opening the Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, Liliendaal, Minister of Health, Hon. ... Read More

Reg. 5 COVID-19 Task Forcemeets

Reg. 5 COVID-19 Task Forcemeets

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 19, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 19, 2020 Members of the Regional COVID-19 Task Force for Region 5 are currently meeting to ... Read More

New PPP/C Gov’t gives green light for Mining operations to resume in interior regions

New PPP/C Gov’t gives green light for Mining operations to resume in interior regions

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 15, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 15, 2020 According to the new Official Gazette published by the new PPP/C Government, mining operations ... Read More

More COVID-19 testing to be done in hinterland regions

More COVID-19 testing to be done in hinterland regions

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- August 13, 2020

─ Regions 7, 9 to receive new medical staff  ─ programme created to educate citizens on COVID-19 guidelines DPI, Guyana, Thursday, ... Read More

Ramping up COVID-19 tests will expose true infection numbers – Minister Anthony 

Ramping up COVID-19 tests will expose true infection numbers – Minister Anthony 

Nateshia Isaacs Nateshia Isaacs- August 13, 2020

— no region is immune to COVID-19 — Ministry of Health to train more lab technicians to improve testing capacity ... Read More

National Medical Response team donates equipment to Health Ministry

National Medical Response team donates equipment to Health Ministry

Shantelle Stanley Shantelle Stanley- August 11, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, August 11, 2020 The Ministry of Health today received Mobile Cardiac Monitor Defibrillator Units, also known as ... 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.