Tag: World Health Organization

Press Release – Presentation by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony for the London Global Cancer Week

Press Release – Presentation by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony for the London Global Cancer Week

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 20, 2020

Presentation by Minister of Health Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony For the London Global Cancer Week Commonwealth Collective Action on Cancer ... Read More

PAHO to issue new COVID-19 guidelines

Shantelle Stanley Shantelle Stanley- November 15, 2020

- Guyana will adopt if necessary - Health Minister Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Frank Anthony, during the COVID-19 update ... Read More

Statement by H.E. Mr. Hugh Hilton Todd, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Statement by H.E. Mr. Hugh Hilton Todd, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation

Staff Writer Staff Writer- November 12, 2020

Statement by H.E. Mr. Hugh Hilton Todd, Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the Co-operative Republic of Guyana, ... Read More

COVID-19 cases rise to over 400,000 worldwide

COVID-19 cases rise to over 400,000 worldwide

Isaiah Braithwaite Isaiah Braithwaite- March 25, 2020

—0ver 18,000 deaths recorded —from 197 countries affected DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 The number of confirmed cases of ... Read More

GPOC implements pension payment measures

GPOC implements pension payment measures

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- March 24, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 With reports of the emergence of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, the ... Read More

World Tuberculosis Day 2020: “It’s Time for Action. End TB”

World Tuberculosis Day 2020: “It’s Time for Action. End TB”

Shaquille Bourne Shaquille Bourne- March 24, 2020

DPI, Guyana, Tuesday, March 24, 2020 Observed annually on March 24, World Tuberculosis Day is observed globally to raise public ... Read More

WHO updates Coronavirus guidance for all countries

WHO updates Coronavirus guidance for all countries

Gavin Lewis Gavin Lewis- March 16, 2020

―Urges countries to “test, test, test” DPI, Guyana, Monday, March 16, 2020 Earlier today, the World Health Organization (WHO) conducted ... Read More

Min. Lawrence calls on WHO member states to heed effects of climate change

Min. Lawrence calls on WHO member states to heed effects of climate change

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 23, 2018

DPI, Guyana, Wednesday, May 23, 2018 The Minister of Public Health, Volda Lawrence called on WHO member states to be ... Read More

Remarks by Hon. Volda Lawrence, M.P., Minister of Public Health  For  Workshop on Cancer Diagnosis and Management  Tuesday May 16, 2017

Remarks by Hon. Volda Lawrence, M.P., Minister of Public Health For Workshop on Cancer Diagnosis and Management Tuesday May 16, 2017

Staff Writer Staff Writer- May 16, 2017

  I wish to thank my predecessors, Dr. Shamdeo Persaud and Dr. Adu-Krow for situating this workshop within the context ... 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.