Tag: World Health Day

Health Minister calls for ‘vaccine equity’ among countries

Health Minister calls for ‘vaccine equity’ among countries

Felecia Valenzuela Felecia Valenzuela- April 7, 2021

- says large countries practising ‘vaccine nationalism’ Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony has called for the equitable distribution ... Read More

Health fair and exhibition marks World Health Day

Health fair and exhibition marks World Health Day

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 7, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Saturday, April 7, 2018 The PAHO/WHO local office in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health and other ... Read More

Public Health Minister urges Guyanese to develop ‘healthy lifestyles’ – as world Health day 2017 observed

Public Health Minister urges Guyanese to develop ‘healthy lifestyles’ – as world Health day 2017 observed

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 8, 2017

GINA, GUYANA, Saturday, April 08, 2017 Guyanese are urged to take full advantage of free screening and testing services available ... Read More

Speech on World Health Day – April 7, 2017 By Dr Util Richmond-Thomas, Director, Mental Health Unit, MOPH

Speech on World Health Day – April 7, 2017 By Dr Util Richmond-Thomas, Director, Mental Health Unit, MOPH

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 7, 2017

Today April 7th 2017 is World Health Day. It is also the anniversary of the founding of the World Health ... Read More

‘Depression – Let’s Talk’  World Health Day Message By Volda Lawrence (MP),  Minister of Public Health

‘Depression – Let’s Talk’ World Health Day Message By Volda Lawrence (MP), Minister of Public Health

Staff Writer Staff Writer- April 7, 2017

World Health Day this year focuses on depression and encourages us to ‘talk’ about the disease. Guyanese must muster the ... 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.