Tag: PAHO/WHO

Smart Hospital in Mabaruma adds to health sector transformation – President Ali

Smart Hospital in Mabaruma adds to health sector transformation – President Ali

- December 20, 2022

- Says $125b earmarked for upgrading of medical facilities in Region One and hinterland His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali said ... Read More

Gov’t committed to enhancing health surveillance system

Gov’t committed to enhancing health surveillance system

- November 22, 2022

In an effort to foster an improved healthcare system, the Health Ministry in collaboration with the World Health Organisation and ... Read More

CAD $2.9M project launched to support mental health in Guyana

CAD $2.9M project launched to support mental health in Guyana

- November 16, 2022

The Guyana Mental Health and Well-Being (GWB) conference, continued Tuesday afternoon at the Arthur Chung Conference Centre, Liliendaal, with the ... Read More

Package of over 200 services drafted to improve primary healthcare

Package of over 200 services drafted to improve primary healthcare

- March 15, 2022

As part of the Government’s manifesto commitment to provide improved primary healthcare services across the country, the Ministry of Health ... Read More

Collaborative effort to see elimination of neglected infectious diseases by 2030

Collaborative effort to see elimination of neglected infectious diseases by 2030

- March 8, 2022

The Ministry of Health has joined with the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) on a two-day workshop to ... Read More

Improved food safety standards for Guyana with launch of Codex Trust Fund Project

Improved food safety standards for Guyana with launch of Codex Trust Fund Project

- October 6, 2021

In an effort to improve food safety standards in Guyana, the National Codex Community (NCC) has launched its Codex Trust ... Read More

Low vaccination numbers in Region One due to language barrier

Low vaccination numbers in Region One due to language barrier

- July 23, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony MP says a specialised vaccination campaign may have to be undertaken in some parts ... Read More

Government commissions Diamond Smart Hospital

Government commissions Diamond Smart Hospital

- April 24, 2021

- now offers surgery, 24-hour emergency, other services After a year of retrofitting and upgrades to become a Smart facility, ... Read More

Brazil donates ARVs to Health Ministry

Brazil donates ARVs to Health Ministry

- April 9, 2021

-following request for assistance The Ministry of Health on Friday received a quantity of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) donated by the ... Read More

Election fiasco, poor management delayed proper response to COVID-19 – PM

Election fiasco, poor management delayed proper response to COVID-19 – PM

- March 3, 2021

-over 200,000 vaccines expected by end of March Prime Minister Hon. Brigadier (Ret'd) Mark Phillips, during a virtual panel discussion ... 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.