Tag: PAHO

PAHO to issue new COVID-19 guidelines

Shantelle Stanley Shantelle Stanley- November 15, 2020

- Guyana will adopt if necessary - Health Minister Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, during the COVID-19 update ... Read More

Diamond Hospital to be fully rehabilitated in two months

Diamond Hospital to be fully rehabilitated in two months

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- September 12, 2020

-part of the Government’s SMART Hospitals’ rehabilitation project -will cater to COVID-19 patients Minister of Health. Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, ... Read More

Technicians to be trained to test for COVID-19

Technicians to be trained to test for COVID-19

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 8, 2020

− part of Health Ministry’s aim to build capacity for COVID-19 testing − more testing kits expected DPI, Guyana, Saturday, ... Read More

PAHO & CCCU donate masks and testing kits to MOPH

PAHO & CCCU donate masks and testing kits to MOPH

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- July 1, 2020

-1,120 face masks, 15,000 testing kits -In response increasing COVID cases in Regions 1 and 7  DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, July ... Read More

Georgetown City Council receives funds from PAHO for COVID-19 fight

Georgetown City Council receives funds from PAHO for COVID-19 fight

Shantelle Stanley Shantelle Stanley- May 27, 2020

- 200 hampers distributed to various constituencies DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, May 27, 2020 The Mayor of Georgetown, His Worship, Pandit ... Read More

Immunisation must be delivered alongside response to COVID-19 – PAHO Director

Immunisation must be delivered alongside response to COVID-19 – PAHO Director

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- April 28, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 28, 2020 Until a vaccine for coronavirus (COVID-19) is available, immunisation must be delivered by the ... Read More

GPOC implements pension payment measures

GPOC implements pension payment measures

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- March 24, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 With reports of the emergence of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, the ... Read More

We Are Ready

We Are Ready

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- February 4, 2020

―Region prepared to deal with Coronavirus - CARICOM Chair, PM Mottley DPI, Guyana, Tuesday February 4, 2020  Ministers of Health ... Read More

No severe heat impact from expected dry season – Chief Hydromet Officer

No severe heat impact from expected dry season – Chief Hydromet Officer

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 24, 2019

─ persons still urged to take necessary precautions against extreme exposure to heat DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, July 24, 2019 During ... Read More

Reported illnesses in Matthew’s Ridge contained – Min. Lawrence reports

Reported illnesses in Matthew’s Ridge contained – Min. Lawrence reports

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 2, 2019

─ persons still being monitored ─ illnesses not related to outbreaks in Venezuela DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Minister ... 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.