Tag: Region Nine

Ultrasound machine, digital x-ray unit saving lives in Region Nine

Ultrasound machine, digital x-ray unit saving lives in Region Nine

Neola Damon Neola Damon- April 8, 2021

-reducing maternal deaths - providing better patient care Health services in Upper Takutu-Upper Essequibo (Region Nine) have been improved with ... Read More

Study packages delivered to Region Nine grade six students

Study packages delivered to Region Nine grade six students

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 31, 2021

As part of the Ministry of Education’s efforts to prepare grade six students to write the 2021 National Grade Six ... Read More

Massive skills training programme for hinterland communities

Massive skills training programme for hinterland communities

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- March 25, 2021

- Min. Hamilton The Ministry of Labour – Board of Industrial Training (BIT) would soon be rolling out a massive ... Read More

Gov’t bought 112 tractors to spur agriculture in Amerindian villages

Gov’t bought 112 tractors to spur agriculture in Amerindian villages

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- March 21, 2021

- 112 ploughs and harrows to be bought   The PPP/C Administration has bought 112 tractors to deliver to Amerindian ... Read More

Medical outreaches restart in Region Nine

Medical outreaches restart in Region Nine

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- March 21, 2021

- enhanced home care services for the elderly, persons with disabilities Residents in the various sub-districts of the Upper Takutu-Upper ... Read More

COVID-19 vaccination campaign welcomed in Region Nine

COVID-19 vaccination campaign welcomed in Region Nine

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- March 18, 2021

− residents urge everyone to get inoculated Approximately 805 persons, including healthcare workers, persons ages 60 years and older and ... Read More

Tourist boat operators benefit from River Navigation Competency Training

Tourist boat operators benefit from River Navigation Competency Training

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 17, 2021

A team from the Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) visited Iwokrama and Annai in Region Nine, during the period 7-9March, 2021, ... Read More

$8.3M project underway to mitigate flooding at Haiowa

$8.3M project underway to mitigate flooding at Haiowa

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- March 15, 2021

- initiative is 90 per cent complete Approximately 280 residents of Haiowa Village and nearby communities in Region Nine are ... Read More

Kumu commissions $3 million Computer Hub

Kumu commissions $3 million Computer Hub

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- March 13, 2021

− built using COVID-19 investment funds Kumu village has utilised its COVID-19 investment fund, to build and equip a $3 ... Read More

CORE programme being revamped to lead beautification of Guyana- Min. Edghill

CORE programme being revamped to lead beautification of Guyana- Min. Edghill

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- March 12, 2021

-$30 million allocated for programme Minister of Public Works, Hon. Bishop Juan Edghill on Friday said there will be a ... Read More

COVID-19 Alert!

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