Tag: non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

Message from the Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony on Caribbean Wellness Day 2021

Message from the Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony on Caribbean Wellness Day 2021

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 10, 2021

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony This week, Guyana joins the rest of our sister and brother states in ... Read More

Presidential Commission on the prevention and control of NCDs Message for World Cancer Day 2021

Presidential Commission on the prevention and control of NCDs Message for World Cancer Day 2021

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 4, 2021

Seventeen persons die every minute around the world because of cancer. This is unacceptable. The global situation and the scourge ... Read More

Stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic

Stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 12, 2020

Message from the Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony - Caribbean Wellness Day 2020 - September 12, 2020 - Theme: ... Read More

Regional Communicators Meet to Develop Campaigns to Address Non-communicable Diseases

Regional Communicators Meet to Develop Campaigns to Address Non-communicable Diseases

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 2, 2019

Willemstad, Curacao, May 2, 2019.  The Regional Health Communications Network (RHCN) made up of communications and health promotion specialists from ... Read More

Guyana winning Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) fight

Guyana winning Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) fight

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 27, 2018

GEORGETOWN, MOPH – Guyana is winning the battle against chronic Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) which is still a “growing health crisis” ... Read More

Presidential Commission for chronic diseases launched

Presidential Commission for chronic diseases launched

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 18, 2017

Georgetown, Guyana – (December 18, 2017) President David Granger has outlined a three-pronged approach aimed at reducing the incidence of Non-Communicable ... Read More

Students will soon benefit from health club initiative

Students will soon benefit from health club initiative

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 2, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Thursday, November 2, 2017 The Adolescent Unit through the Ministry of Public Health will be launching in January ... Read More

GPL employees benefit from annual symposium on NCDs

GPL employees benefit from annual symposium on NCDs

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 6, 2017

DPI, GUYANA, Wednesday, September 6, 2017 Guyana Power and Light (GPL) employees on Wednesday benefitted from its annual symposium on ... Read More

CARICOM Heads of Government Conference gets underway with key Regional issues high on its Agenda

CARICOM Heads of Government Conference gets underway with key Regional issues high on its Agenda

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 3, 2017

DPI/GINA, Georgetown, Guyana, July 3, 2017 When the Regional Grouping meets in Grenada for the 38th CARICOM Heads of Government ... Read More

Guyana’s NCD Strategic Plan under PAHO/WHO evaluation

Guyana’s NCD Strategic Plan under PAHO/WHO evaluation

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 27, 2017

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, MOPH – GUYANA’s seven-year non-communicable diseases (NCDs) strategic plan needs a judicious mixture of partnerships and prioritisation and ... 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.