Tag: UNFPA

Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid COVID-19 pandemic

Protecting midwives to keep women and babies safe amid COVID-19 pandemic

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- April 7, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, April 7, 2020 In observation of World Health Day, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has recognised ... Read More

$117M project to reduce adolescent pregnancies in Guyana

$117M project to reduce adolescent pregnancies in Guyana

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 7, 2019

─ govt aims for 10% reduction in adolescent pregnancies by 2022  ─ Indigenous communities record highest percentage of teenage pregnancies ... Read More

Volunteers honoured for their services

Volunteers honoured for their services

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 8, 2018

- in observation of International Volunteer Day - “The spirit and acts of volunteerism which you demonstrate are very essential ... Read More

WORLD AIDS DAY MESSAGE 2018

WORLD AIDS DAY MESSAGE 2018

Staff Writer Staff Writer- December 1, 2018

Michel Sidibé Executive Director of UNAIDS Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first ... Read More

CARICOM and stakeholders to host youth forum in Guyana this week

CARICOM and stakeholders to host youth forum in Guyana this week

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 24, 2018

Date: 24 July 2018 (CARICOM Secretariat, Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown, Guyana)     The CARICOM Secretariat is collaborating with the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), EU Commission for Latin ... Read More

National consultation to formulate Adolescent Health Strategy convened

National consultation to formulate Adolescent Health Strategy convened

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 14, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, March 14, 2018 A workshop to formulate a National Adolescent Health Strategy is being hosted by the ... Read More

IWD Celebrations – MOSP

IWD Celebrations – MOSP

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 9, 2018

On March 8, 2018 The Ministry of Social Protection amalgamated with women of all sectors as they celebrated the global event ... Read More

First Lady projects peak Diplomatic Corps’ interest

First Lady projects peak Diplomatic Corps’ interest

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 25, 2018

Georgetown, Guyana — (January 25, 2018) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, was invited by the Diplomatic Corps to speak about ... 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.