Ministry hopes to add HPV vaccine to 37-year old successful vaccination programme

Over the past 37 years, Guyana has been free of some vaccine preventable diseases. This, according to information released by...

GPHC screens 205 for glaucoma

Even as the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) concluded its week of glaucoma screening activities, the institution is urging members of...

Some important facts about Marijuana

Marijuana use is on the increase in Guyana and worldwide. There is an increase in the request for legalizing its...

Partnership initiative to help sustain HIV/AIDS gains

The Ministry of Public Health is currently piloting a tactical Public-Private Partnership (PPP) which will see it partnering with private...

Health In Focus With Dr. Zulfikar Bux

Guyana like other countries across the globe are still battling to scourge of the HIV. Just recently it was made...

Local labs trained to better handle infectious samples

The Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) recently concluded a five-day Train-the-Trainer...

New CARPHA surveillance Dept. to regulate medicines in CARICOM states

Speaking about this recent development In order to actively monitor the safety of registered drugs entering CARICOM Member States, the...

Gaps, challenges cause “uneven progress” in C’bean’s HIV fight

Over the last three to five years, the Region has made progress towards reversing the HIV epidemic. This has translated...

Health Ministry to pilot initiative aimed at reducing new HIV cases

An initiative will soon be launched to reach persons who are considered more vulnerable of contracting HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus)....

Nearly a quarter of new HIV infections in 2017 were men

Men accounted for nearly a quarter of new HIV infections recorded in 2017, the UNAIDS Global AIDS Update 2018 has...

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