Tag: tuberculosis

Health Ministry urges TB patients to use medications

Health Ministry urges TB patients to use medications

- March 24, 2022

─ on World TB DAY The Ministry of Health is taking all necessary steps to ensure patients with Tuberculosis (TB) ... Read More

Chest Clinic commissioned at Port Mourant

Chest Clinic commissioned at Port Mourant

- March 24, 2021

- to increase access to TB treatment  Residents of Port Mourant and surrounding communities on the Corentyne Coast will now ... Read More

World Tuberculosis Day 2020: “It’s Time for Action. End TB”

World Tuberculosis Day 2020: “It’s Time for Action. End TB”

- March 24, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Observed annually on March 24, World Tuberculosis Day is observed globally to raise public ... Read More

Health Ministry, NGOs partner to end TB

Health Ministry, NGOs partner to end TB

- January 29, 2020

―$22M grant given to National Coordinating Coalition to support efforts ―To roll out over 26 months DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, January ... Read More

TB cases significantly decreased in prisons in 19 years

TB cases significantly decreased in prisons in 19 years

- February 4, 2019

─ owed to robust, effective screening efforts DPI, Guyana, Monday, February 4, 2019 For many years, the government has been ... Read More

Eliminating malaria in Guyana possible  -PAHO/WHO country rep.

Eliminating malaria in Guyana possible -PAHO/WHO country rep.

- June 4, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 4, 2018 Cases of malaria in Guyana have dropped dramatically in recent years and PAHO/WHO country ... Read More

Sixth edition of TB treatment guidelines launched

Sixth edition of TB treatment guidelines launched

- March 20, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 20, 2018 The revised version of tuberculosis (TB) treatment guidelines was launched today at a workshop ... Read More

MOPH takes HPV Campaign to Private Schools next week

MOPH takes HPV Campaign to Private Schools next week

- October 21, 2017

GEORGETOWN, MOPH – The Public Health Ministry will take its human papilloma virus (HPV) campaign to privately-owned primary and secondary schools ... Read More

FEATURE ADDRESS Hon. Moses V. Nagamootoo, Prime Minister and First Vice-President at National Health Symposium 13th May, 2016 Arthur Chung Conference Centre

- May 13, 2016

  Minister of Public Health Dr. George Norton Minister within the Minister of Public Heath Dr. Karen Cummings Minister within ... 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.