Tag: PAHO/WHO

Package of over 200 services drafted to improve primary healthcare

Package of over 200 services drafted to improve primary healthcare

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- 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

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- 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

Chevon Farley Chevon Farley- 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

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- 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

Kemol King Kemol King- 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

Stacy Carmichael Stacy Carmichael- 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

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- 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

MOH, Indian High Commission & PAHO wrap-up COVID-19 clinical management project

MOH, Indian High Commission & PAHO wrap-up COVID-19 clinical management project

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- February 26, 2021

In June 2020, the Ministry of Health in partnership with the Indian High Commission, PAHO/WHO and the United Nations gave ... 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 Reporter Staff Reporter- 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

Ministry launches new HIV National Strategic Plan

Ministry launches new HIV National Strategic Plan

Shantelle Stanley Shantelle Stanley- January 5, 2021

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, on Tuesday, officially launched the new HIV National Strategic Plan (NSP) 2021-2025, which ... 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.