Tag: World Health Organisation

Guyana surpasses WHO’s country covid vaccination mandate

Guyana surpasses WHO’s country covid vaccination mandate

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- December 10, 2021

More than 56 per cent of Guyana’s population took a vaccine Guyana has surpassed the World Health Organisation's (WHO)mandate of ... Read More

Enforcement of legislation seeing decrease in tobacco use – Health Minister

Enforcement of legislation seeing decrease in tobacco use – Health Minister

Godfrey Broomes Godfrey Broomes- November 2, 2021

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony, MP, said steps by the government to reduce the consumption and exposure to tobacco ... Read More

Guyana expected to receive some 3,800 vaccines in February and March -President Ali

Guyana expected to receive some 3,800 vaccines in February and March -President Ali

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- January 30, 2021

-China will donate 20,000 doses of vaccines His Excellency Dr Irfaan Ali announced this afternoon that some 3,800 COVID-19 vaccines ... Read More

Local Government Ministry joins the fight against breast cancer

Local Government Ministry joins the fight against breast cancer

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- October 27, 2020

The Ministry of Local Government and Regional Development stands in solidarity in the fight against breast cancer and has demonstrated ... Read More

Surviving a deadly disease: COVID-19 and its impact

Surviving a deadly disease: COVID-19 and its impact

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 29, 2020

- Delecia George tells her story Delecia George has a story to tell and it is a cautionary tale. Twenty-two-year-old ... Read More

COVID-19 tests done in Guyana are secure, safe and quality assured – PAHO/WHO Rep

COVID-19 tests done in Guyana are secure, safe and quality assured – PAHO/WHO Rep

Delicia Haynes Delicia Haynes- August 26, 2020

−Supports accuracy of government issued test results The Pan American Health Organisation World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) Representative to Guyana, Dr. ... Read More

Confirmed COVID-19 cases now stand at 554

Confirmed COVID-19 cases now stand at 554

Staff Reporter Staff Reporter- August 8, 2020

— New Min. of Health prepares to tackle pandemic head-on DPI, Guyana, Saturday, August 8, 2020 As the new Minister ... Read More

CDC receives COVID-19 relief donations

CDC receives COVID-19 relief donations

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- August 6, 2020

- 46,250 rapid test kits, 316,000 surgical masks amongst the medical donations DPI, Guyana, Thursday, August 6, 2020 Last evening, ... Read More

Over 6Million coronavirus cases recorded worldwide – WHO

Over 6Million coronavirus cases recorded worldwide – WHO

Synieka Thorne Synieka Thorne- June 1, 2020

—Research shows service delivery for NCDs affected by pandemic DPI, Guyana, Monday, June 1, 2020 The World Health Organisation (WHO) ... 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.