Tag: World Health Organisation (WHO)

Pharmaceutical equity initiative will allow for greater response to health – President Ali

Pharmaceutical equity initiative will allow for greater response to health – President Ali

- November 8, 2022

- Calls it a manifestation of actionable South-South cooperation His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali said that the launch of the ... Read More

World Hypertension Day 2022 – “Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer”

World Hypertension Day 2022 – “Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer”

- May 17, 2022

World Hypertension Day 2022 is being observed under the theme: “Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer”. On this ... Read More

Statement on International Day for Older Persons

Statement on International Day for Older Persons

- October 1, 2021

It has often been said that you’re never too old to learn. In this modern age where life is undeniably ... Read More

HEARTS Technical Package to be implemented at primary health care level

HEARTS Technical Package to be implemented at primary health care level

- August 19, 2021

Guyana continues to collaborate with the Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO), the World Health Organisation (WHO) and other countries to implement ... Read More

Unvaccinated persons at higher risk of catching Delta variant – Min Anthony

- June 25, 2021

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony says unvaccinated or partially vaccinated persons are at a higher risk of contracting ... Read More

Message by Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities

Message by Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, on the occasion of International Day of Persons with Disabilities

- December 3, 2020

Guyana is joining with the international community to once again observe International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, ... Read More

Message by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony for World AIDS Day to be Observed on December 1, 2020

Message by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony for World AIDS Day to be Observed on December 1, 2020

- December 1, 2020

Under the Theme: “Global Solidarity, Shared Responsibility” Today, we join the world to mark World AIDS Day, which has been ... Read More

WHO predicts more widespread coronavirus cases in Central & South America

WHO predicts more widespread coronavirus cases in Central & South America

- June 24, 2020

—says virus has not peaked yet —countries deprived of oxygen concentrators as demands outweigh supply DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 24, ... Read More

WHO asks govts not to break protocols as COVID-19 cases reach highest single day total

WHO asks govts not to break protocols as COVID-19 cases reach highest single day total

- June 19, 2020

-efficacy trials for COVID-19 vaccines to begin DPI, Guyana, Friday, June 19, 2020 More than six months into the coronavirus ... Read More

WHO welcomes breakthrough treatment to reduce deaths in COVID-19 critical patients

WHO welcomes breakthrough treatment to reduce deaths in COVID-19 critical patients

- June 17, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, June 17, 2020 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has welcomed new clinical trial results from the United ... 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.