Tag: World Health Organization (WHO)

Medical Council backs Sputnik vaccine use

Staff Writer Staff Writer- June 19, 2021

The COVID 19 Pandemic continues to devastate the world, both Healthwise and Economically. While we continue to recommend that persons ... Read More

More Flavor, Less Salt – One of the best buys for preventing and controlling NCDS

More Flavor, Less Salt – One of the best buys for preventing and controlling NCDS

Staff Writer Staff Writer- March 14, 2021

- PRESIDENTIAL COMMISSION ON THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF NCDS This past week (March 8-14), the world observed World Salt ... Read More

Water quality at Eccles Plant surpasses WHO standards

Water quality at Eccles Plant surpasses WHO standards

Staff Writer Staff Writer- January 19, 2021

Water Quality innovationhas resulted in the water produced by Guyana Water Incorporated’s Eccles Water Treatment Plant exceeding World Health Organization ... Read More

World Heart Day 2020

World Heart Day 2020

Staff Writer Staff Writer- September 29, 2020

Message from the Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony September 29, 2020 Theme -- Use Heart to Beat Cardiovascular ... Read More

No silver bullet for COVID-19 – WHO warns

No silver bullet for COVID-19 – WHO warns

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- August 3, 2020

—worldwide cases now at 17.5M —China probe moves one step ahead DPI, Guyana, Monday, August 3, 2020 On Monday, Director-General ... Read More

Young people not invincible to COVID-19- WHO reminds

Young people not invincible to COVID-19- WHO reminds

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 31, 2020

-evidence shows young people partially responsible for continuous spread DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 31, 2020 More than six months into ... Read More

RNA & DNA vaccines used for the first time ever, as world grapples with COVID-19

RNA & DNA vaccines used for the first time ever, as world grapples with COVID-19

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 24, 2020

—24 vaccines in clinical trial, 150 approaching clinical stage DPI, Guyana, Friday, July 24, 2020 Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, WHO Chief ... Read More

New COVID-19 Law Lab to provide framework for managing pandemic globally

New COVID-19 Law Lab to provide framework for managing pandemic globally

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 22, 2020

—poorly designed laws may have adverse effects DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, July 21, 2020 Today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) announced ... Read More

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine welcomed by WHO experts

Oxford COVID-19 vaccine welcomed by WHO experts

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 21, 2020

-large scale trials needed now DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 27, 2020 The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Monday, welcomed new ... Read More

75 countries express interest in Global COVID-19 vaccine facility

75 countries express interest in Global COVID-19 vaccine facility

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 15, 2020

—90 low income countries to also benefit —keen on delivering 2 billion vaccines by 2021 DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, July 15, ... Read More

WHO says COVID-19 immunity may not last, additional studies needed

WHO says COVID-19 immunity may not last, additional studies needed

Akeasha Boodie Akeasha Boodie- July 14, 2020

—UK study suggests antibodies may not last more than 3 months DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 Scientists are now ... 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.