Tag: Pan American Health Organisation

COVID-19 tests done in Guyana are secure, safe and quality assured – PAHO/WHO Rep

COVID-19 tests done in Guyana are secure, safe and quality assured – PAHO/WHO Rep

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 26, 2020

−Supports accuracy of government issued test results The Pan American Health Organisation World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) Representative to Guyana, Dr. ... Read More

Guyana among 8 countries benefitting from UK COVID-19 response funding

Guyana among 8 countries benefitting from UK COVID-19 response funding

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- May 23, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, May 23, 2020 The United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) is contributing GYD$ 796.4 Million (US$3.8M) ... 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

Health system must be able to handle new COVID-19 cases post-measures

Health system must be able to handle new COVID-19 cases post-measures

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- April 18, 2020

−Six criteria must be met or period of measures extended −PAHO/WHO recommends DPI, Guyana, Saturday, April 18, 2020 The Pan ... Read More

Prank calls to COVID-19 hotlines, no laughing matter – PAHO/WHO Rep

Prank calls to COVID-19 hotlines, no laughing matter – PAHO/WHO Rep

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- April 18, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, April 18, 2020 The Pan American Health Organisation World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) country representative to Guyana, Dr. ... Read More

Doctors get training in early detection of heart diseases

Doctors get training in early detection of heart diseases

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 25, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Monday, March 25, 2019 Medical doctors, specifically those at the Primary Health care level will be better equipped ... Read More

PAHO consults MoPH on 2020-2025 Strategic plan

PAHO consults MoPH on 2020-2025 Strategic plan

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 19, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 19, 2019 The Pan American Health Organisation’s (PAHO) Strategic Plan for the period 2014 – 2019 ... Read More

PAHO/WHO, Public Health Ministry to finalise Essential Medicines List

PAHO/WHO, Public Health Ministry to finalise Essential Medicines List

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 12, 2019

─ getting rid of ineffective medication, adding new medication DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 12, 2019 Health Professionals in the field ... Read More

PAHO/WHO keen on addressing maternal mortality in Guyana

PAHO/WHO keen on addressing maternal mortality in Guyana

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 7, 2019

─ seeking to assist Public Health Ministry in achieving zero maternal mortality streak DPI, Guyana, Thursday, March 7, 2019 Since ... Read More

Remain on alert for contagious diseases -PAHO consultant

Remain on alert for contagious diseases -PAHO consultant

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 17, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 17, 2018 International consultant to the Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) Dr. Mariano Bonet says local ... 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.