Tag: PAHO/ WHO

Healthcare workers to participate in mental health training

- October 19, 2020

-Minster Anthony   Over 100 healthcare workers from across Guyana will take part in a four-week virtual mental health course ... Read More

‘Politicised task force led to ineffective COVID-19 response’ – says Health Minister

‘Politicised task force led to ineffective COVID-19 response’ – says Health Minister

- August 8, 2020

− new committee established including international community, private sector DPI, Guyana, Saturday, August 8, 2020 After being sworn in on ... Read More

$1.6B Centre for Disease Control and Prevention commissioned

$1.6B Centre for Disease Control and Prevention commissioned

- July 30, 2020

−190 bed capacity, 200 staff to be employed −Plans to facilitate research unit in the pipeline DPI, Guyana, Thursday, July ... Read More

Tracking COVID-19 from day one

- June 22, 2020

−How it started, how it spread and where we are today DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 22, 2020 How could a ... Read More

Public Health Ministry widens net to catch asymptomatic COVID-19 patients

- May 9, 2020

Press Release Ministry of Public Health Georgetown, Guyana - Saturday, May 9, 2020 The Public Health Ministry has cast its ... Read More

LOCK-DOWN AND LICK-DOWN

LOCK-DOWN AND LICK-DOWN

- April 5, 2020

During February, as we were winding down government business before the March 2 general and regional elections, President Granger invited ... Read More

World Tuberculosis Day 2020: “It’s Time for Action. End TB”

World Tuberculosis Day 2020: “It’s Time for Action. End TB”

- March 24, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Observed annually on March 24, World Tuberculosis Day is observed globally to raise public ... Read More

Health Ministry gets more protective gear to help tackle COVID-19

Health Ministry gets more protective gear to help tackle COVID-19

- March 20, 2020

—PAHO hands over Personal Protective Equipment, other items DPI, Guyana, Friday, March 20, 2020 The Ministry of Public Health, this ... Read More

Guyana steps up Coronavirus surveillance

Guyana steps up Coronavirus surveillance

- February 26, 2020

−As Brazil reports first case −MoPH to keep public updated DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, February 26, 2020 The Ministry of Public ... Read More

Guyana Lab testing capabilities boosted

Guyana Lab testing capabilities boosted

- February 21, 2020

−Can test tissue samples for Coronavirus, Zika, Chikungunya, Dengue and Yellow Fever DPI, Guyana, Friday, February 21, 2020 Virologist 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.