Tag: UNICEF

UNICEF reps pays courtesy call on Prime Minister Phillips

UNICEF reps pays courtesy call on Prime Minister Phillips

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- March 28, 2022

Prime Minister, Brigadier (Ret'd) Mark Phillips on Monday received a courtesy call from several representatives of United Nations Children's Fund ... Read More

35 welfare officers certified to provide psychosocial support to students

35 welfare officers certified to provide psychosocial support to students

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 17, 2022

Some 35 Schools Welfare Officers are now certified to provide psychosocial support to children in schools. During a small ceremony ... Read More

Community Service Officers to be Trained in Water System Management

Community Service Officers to be Trained in Water System Management

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 2, 2022

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was on Wednesday, March 2, signed between the Ministries of Housing and Water and Amerindian ... Read More

Legislation on the cards to tackle domestic, sexual violence – Attorney General

Legislation on the cards to tackle domestic, sexual violence – Attorney General

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- December 3, 2021

A slew of legislation will be laid before the National Assembly in 2022, to address domestic and sexual violence. This ... Read More

CDC’s emergency response effort boosted with 100 water tanks from UNICEF, US Gov’t

CDC’s emergency response effort boosted with 100 water tanks from UNICEF, US Gov’t

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- November 5, 2021

-Bamboo, Lamp Islands among communities to benefit The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) has received 100 water tanks from the United ... Read More

GWI to improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programme in Reg. One

GWI to improve Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Programme in Reg. One

Kellon Rover Kellon Rover- August 18, 2021

The Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) plans to advance its Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) programme in several communities in Barima-Waini ... Read More

UNICEF donates 2 million Water Purification Tablets for Flood Relief Effort in Guyana

UNICEF donates 2 million Water Purification Tablets for Flood Relief Effort in Guyana

Staff Writer Staff Writer- July 20, 2021

-tablets handed over to Civil Defence Commission Acting Representative of the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF), Mr. Irfan Akhtar, today ... Read More

Infant and childhood vaccination in 90 percentage range

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- May 4, 2021

- Min. Anthony Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has said Guyana has maintained a robust immunisation programme over ... Read More

Guyana receives 40,000 masks from Korea

Guyana receives 40,000 masks from Korea

Stacy Carmichael Stacy Carmichael- April 9, 2021

-for frontline workers The Ministries of Health and Human Services and Social Security on Friday received a donation of 40, ... Read More

South Korea/UNICEF donate 20,000 high-quality face masks to Human Services Ministry

South Korea/UNICEF donate 20,000 high-quality face masks to Human Services Ministry

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 9, 2021

The Republic of Korea, through the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), donated 20,000 high-quality KF94 face masks to the Ministry ... Read More

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