Tag: PAHO/WHO

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 Writer Staff Writer- 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 Writer Staff Writer- 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 Writer Staff Writer- 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

Journalists urged to report responsibly on COVID-19

Anara Khan Anara Khan- November 21, 2020

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr Frank Anthony has called on journalists to practice responsible reporting about the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly ... Read More

US physicians to assist with training at Regional Hospitals

Shantelle Stanley Shantelle Stanley- November 1, 2020

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has said several US physicians will assist in providing training to health personnel ... Read More

Health Ministry receives $122M in medical equipment

Health Ministry receives $122M in medical equipment

Shantelle Stanley Shantelle Stanley- October 12, 2020

-from PAHO/WHO, Indian Government The Ministry of Health today received a quantity of medical equipment from the Pan American Health ... Read More

President Ali meets with stakeholders on COVID-19 response strategy

President Ali meets with stakeholders on COVID-19 response strategy

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 25, 2020

Today, His Excellency, Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana met with a wide cross-section of ... 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.