Tag: Volda Lawrence

$1.6B Centre for Disease Control and Prevention commissioned

$1.6B Centre for Disease Control and Prevention commissioned

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 30, 2020

−190 bed capacity, 200 staff to be employed −Plans to facilitate research unit in the pipeline DPI, Guyana, Thursday, July ... Read More

Food for the Poor donates medical items to Public Health Ministry

Food for the Poor donates medical items to Public Health Ministry

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 20, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Monday, July 20, 2020 A cargo container filled with a large donation of medical items from the Food ... Read More

Mass testing to commence in Aranka, Moruca and surrounding areas

Mass testing to commence in Aranka, Moruca and surrounding areas

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- July 4, 2020

—Aranka, Moruca to be on lockdown from July 6 —MoPH seeking to suppress infection spread DPI, Guyana, Saturday, July 4, ... Read More

Tracking COVID-19 from day one

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 22, 2020

−How it started, how it spread and where we are today DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 22, 2020 How could a ... Read More

Public Health Minister concerned with citizens’ complacency to emergency measures

Public Health Minister concerned with citizens’ complacency to emergency measures

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- June 7, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Sunday, June 7, 2020 From May 31 to June 5, 2020, there were no new cases of coronavirus ... Read More

Long awaited $959M Port Kaituma Hospital commissioned

Long awaited $959M Port Kaituma Hospital commissioned

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- May 24, 2020

—Several new services available —“Everyone, everywhere in Guyana must receive the same quality healthcare” – Min. Lawrence DPI, Guyana, Sunday, ... Read More

Prank calls to COVID-19 hotlines, no laughing matter – PAHO/WHO Rep

Prank calls to COVID-19 hotlines, no laughing matter – PAHO/WHO Rep

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- April 18, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, April 18, 2020 The Pan American Health Organisation World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) country representative to Guyana, Dr. ... Read More

Health Ministry exploring expanded testing, treatment capacity for COVID-19

Health Ministry exploring expanded testing, treatment capacity for COVID-19

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- April 10, 2020

−Consultants shed light on the use of Rapid Tests DPI, Guyana, Friday, April 10, 2020 The Ministry of Public Health ... 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.