Tag: United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF)

World Water Day observed with focus on Groundwater use and management

World Water Day observed with focus on Groundwater use and management

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- March 22, 2022

The need for sustainable use and management of Groundwater was the focus as Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) and the Ministry ... Read More

“Operation Recovery” – Bringing our students back into the classroom 

“Operation Recovery” – Bringing our students back into the classroom 

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- February 24, 2022

The Ministry of Education has launched ‘Operation Recovery’ within the 11 Education Districts to find those primary school students who ... Read More

Region 1 Community Service Officers undergo Water & Sanitation training

Region 1 Community Service Officers undergo Water & Sanitation training

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- November 23, 2021

Eighteen (18) Community Services Officers (CSOs) from Region 1 (Barima/Waini) are now better equipped to operate and maintain Water and Sanitation ... Read More

Guyana receives second shipment of 38,400 COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX mechanism

Guyana receives second shipment of 38,400 COVID-19 vaccines through COVAX mechanism

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- May 10, 2021

Guyana today received 38,400 COVID-19 vaccine doses through the COVAX Facility, a partnership between the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations ... Read More

First lady meets UNICEF to identify areas of collaboration on children and youth development

First lady meets UNICEF to identify areas of collaboration on children and youth development

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- September 4, 2020

First Lady, HE Arya Ali today met with representatives from the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) at State House to ... Read More

Teachers to be trained in English as a second language

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- August 20, 2019

-to cater to Venezuelan migrant children Georgetown, Guyana - (August 20, 2019) Nineteen teachers will soon commence training, which will ... Read More

Region 1 communities benefitting from improved Sanitation

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- July 3, 2019

PRESS RELEASE - as GWI collaborates with UNICEF Guyana Water Incorporated (GWI) - Press Release, Wednesday, July 3, 2019) Guyana ... Read More

Social Services and Public Health Ministries join forces to support mothers of children born with microcephaly

Social Services and Public Health Ministries join forces to support mothers of children born with microcephaly

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- February 9, 2019

GEORGETOWN, MOPH –  The Ministries of Social Protection (MOSP) and Public Health (MOPH) have teamed up to support 16 mothers ... Read More

National coordination mechanism successfully managing influx of Venezuelan migrants -Minister Felix

National coordination mechanism successfully managing influx of Venezuelan migrants -Minister Felix

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- November 5, 2018

Georgetown, Guyana – (November 5, 2018) Minister of Citizenship, Mr. Winston Felix, today, commended the efforts of the National Multi-Sectoral ... Read More

Guyana receives Climate Landscape Analysis for Children from UNICEF

Guyana receives Climate Landscape Analysis for Children from UNICEF

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- October 22, 2018

Ministry of the Presidency, Press Release - Georgetown, Guyana – (October 22, 2018) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, ... 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.