Tag: Persons with disabilities

Special Announcement by President   Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali  on additional support measures to vulnerable groups

Special Announcement by President Dr. Mohamed Irfaan Ali on additional support measures to vulnerable groups

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- August 16, 2021

My Fellow Guyanese… As you know, since my Government assumed office last August, we have spared no effort to ensure ... Read More

Persons with disabilities must be treated equally – Dr. Ramsammy

Persons with disabilities must be treated equally – Dr. Ramsammy

Shania Gonsalves Shania Gonsalves- August 6, 2021

Advisor to the Minister of Health, Dr. Leslie Ramsammy says persons living with disabilities must be treated equally and have ... Read More

$120M to support persons living with disabilities

$120M to support persons living with disabilities

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- February 14, 2021

-$50M for National Commission on Disability -$30M complex at Mahaica to provide training The Government has proposed the allocation of ... Read More

Gov’t to re-evaluate programmes for persons living with disabilities

Gov’t to re-evaluate programmes for persons living with disabilities

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- December 3, 2020

-talks ongoing with National Commission on Disability The Ministry of Health has been working with the National Commission on Disability ... Read More

Equal participation in society for Persons with Disabilities

Equal participation in society for Persons with Disabilities

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- December 3, 2019

−Govt determined to have Guyana lead by example DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, December 3, 2019 The Government of Guyana is prioritising ... Read More

‘Agri-ability’ class provides hands-on experience for PWDs

‘Agri-ability’ class provides hands-on experience for PWDs

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- October 9, 2019

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, October 9, 2019 Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) have been given the agriculture experience through a field class ... Read More

Empowered by innovation – technology is a game-changer

Empowered by innovation – technology is a game-changer

Anara Khan Anara Khan- July 5, 2019

─ Ministry of Public Telecommunications donates 59 tablets to Guyana Council of Organisations for Persons with Disabilities ─ intended to ... Read More

Easier access to information for persons with disabilities

Easier access to information for persons with disabilities

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 24, 2019

─ National Commission on Disability introduces website DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 24, 2019 The National Commission on Disability has recently ... Read More

Over 150 persons with disabilities begin land application process

Over 150 persons with disabilities begin land application process

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- March 14, 2019

– CH&PA shifting focus to East Coast Demerara land distribution DPI, Guyana, Thursday, March 14, 2019 Minister within the Minister ... Read More

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