Tag: prevention

Suicide affects everybody; suicide is not an option

Suicide affects everybody; suicide is not an option

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- September 9, 2019

─ Mental Health Unit’s focus for 2019 World Suicide Prevention Day ─ Georgetown, Reg. 5 to host awareness activities  DPI, ... Read More

Govt introducing HIV transmission countermeasures

Govt introducing HIV transmission countermeasures

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 14, 2019

─ primarily for target population ─ seeks to have more ‘at-risk’ persons access HIV treatment through Public-Private Partnership   DPI, ... 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

Families targeted for Diabetes awareness

Families targeted for Diabetes awareness

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 14, 2018

- As World Diabetes Day 2018 observed - Intensified efforts ensued for health promotion and prevention of diabetes - 425 ... Read More

Veterinary Public Health unit working to eliminate food-borne diseases

Veterinary Public Health unit working to eliminate food-borne diseases

Staff Writer Staff Writer- February 20, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Monday, February 20, 2017 The Veterinary Public Health (VPH) Unit of the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) is ... 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.