Tag: Non-Communicable Diseases

Gov’t committed to battling NCDs, infectious diseases

Gov’t committed to battling NCDs, infectious diseases

Mikaila Prince Mikaila Prince- April 24, 2021

- developing strategic plan - Dr. Anthony Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony says the Government is committed to ... Read More

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

Non-communicable diseases and COVID-19

Non-communicable diseases and COVID-19

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 3, 2020

- Medical doctor speaks of deadly implications People suffering from Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) are at higher risk of being infected ... Read More

Chronic disease patients vulnerable to COVID-19 – Cardiologist Dr. Carpen

Chronic disease patients vulnerable to COVID-19 – Cardiologist Dr. Carpen

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 20, 2020

Dr. Mahendra Carpen, Cardiologist at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC), with the Editor of the Department of Public Information ... Read More

New Health Minister finds major drug shortages

New Health Minister finds major drug shortages

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 9, 2020

− to address this immediately DPI, Guyana, Sunday, August 9, 2020 New Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has ... Read More

No one is exempt from coronavirus – CMO warns

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- April 15, 2020

−Persons with Chronic diseases, immune-compromised are affected −Large percent of the local population has an underlying health condition DPI, Guyana, ... Read More

Commission on NCDs secretariat equipped to function more effectively

Commission on NCDs secretariat equipped to function more effectively

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 19, 2019

─ PAHO supports establishment of presidential commission secretariat   DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 19, 2019   The PAHO/WHO office in ... Read More

Guyana to recommit to combatting NCDs at UN Meeting. 

Guyana to recommit to combatting NCDs at UN Meeting. 

Staff Writer Staff Writer- August 29, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, August 29, 2018 Guyana will be participating in the United Nations General Assembly’s third High-level Meeting on ... Read More

Non-Communicable Diseases Commissioners urged to get grassroots view

Non-Communicable Diseases Commissioners urged to get grassroots view

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 27, 2018

  evidence-based data on what pertains in each region must be sought  DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 27, 2018 Members of ... Read More

GPHC launches PSA to raise awareness on cardiovascular diseases

GPHC launches PSA to raise awareness on cardiovascular diseases

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 3, 2018

DPI, GUYANA, Thursday, May 3, 2018 The Ministry of Public Health introduced seven public service announcement videos to educate the ... Read More

Minister Lawrence updates regional forum on Guyana’s progress in combatting NCDs

Minister Lawrence updates regional forum on Guyana’s progress in combatting NCDs

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 24, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 24, 2018 The passage of the Tobacco Control Legislation has been recorded as a major advance ... 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.