Tag: Screening

27,000 people to be screened for chronic diseases this year

27,000 people to be screened for chronic diseases this year

- January 30, 2022

Despite the COVID-19 Pandemic, last year, the government was able to screen over 25,000 people across Guyana for major non-communicable ... Read More

COVID-19 teams dispatched as health officials focus on key areas in Region 7

COVID-19 teams dispatched as health officials focus on key areas in Region 7

- July 8, 2020

-Several individuals being trained in screening DPI, Guyana, Wednesday July 8, 2020 The Regional Health Officer (RHO) for Region Seven, ... Read More

Partial lockdown in Upper Mazaruni as Region 7 tightens perimeters

Partial lockdown in Upper Mazaruni as Region 7 tightens perimeters

- July 4, 2020

—screening point implemented at Sherima crossing DPI, Guyana, Saturday July 4, 2020 Officials of Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni) have taken the ... Read More

Travel guidelines issued for repatriating Guyanese

Travel guidelines issued for repatriating Guyanese

- June 17, 2020

−Rapid test results NOT accepted −Seven days quarantine mandated upon return DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 Guyanese who have ... Read More

Region Three working to contain COVID-19 transmission

Region Three working to contain COVID-19 transmission

- June 4, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, June 4, 2020 Regional Health Officer of Region Three, Essequibo Islands-West Demerara Region, Dr. Cerdel McWatt has ... Read More

Porous Region One border poses serious COVID-19 threat

Porous Region One border poses serious COVID-19 threat

- May 28, 2020

—Screening points established —CMO calls on residents to be vigilant DPI, Guyana, Thursday, May 28, 2020 The Barima-Waini region, located ... Read More

Screening for persons entering Region 6

Screening for persons entering Region 6

- April 24, 2020

—As Region ramps up method to fight COVID-19 —Efforts welcomed by residents DPI, Guyana, Friday, April 24, 2020 Persons entering ... Read More

Starkey Foundation takes hearing screening to Region Five

Starkey Foundation takes hearing screening to Region Five

- March 6, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 6, 2018 A team of volunteers from the Starkey Hearing Foundation Guyana has partnered with the ... Read More

Breast Cancer screening being advocated

Breast Cancer screening being advocated

- October 5, 2017

DPI, Guyana, Thursday, October 05, 2017 Even as Guyana continues to observe Cancer Awareness Month 2017, there is continued advocacy ... 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.