33 patients receive prosthetic limbs

Today, at the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre, the Ministry of Health's Disability and Rehabilitation Services held the closing ceremony for a four-day Prosthetic Capacity...

Gov’t to introduce six simulation centres for hands-on/realistic medical training in 2024 first quarter

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony has announced ambitious plans to enhance medical education by introducing six simulation centres across Guyana. He said these...

Programme to break Leprosy transmission in households to be rolled out this year –...

Persons living among those diagnosed with Leprosy will soon have access to preventative measures to “break the chain of transmission” as the Health Ministry...

Health Minister unveils plan to elevate rehab services amidst scrutiny from opposition

During today’s consideration of 2024 budget estimates for the Ministry of Health, Minister Dr. Frank Anthony revealed a robust plan for the expansion of...

With 107 cases last year, Health Ministry moves to launch “aggressive” prostate cancer campaign...

With prostate cancer on the rise in Guyana, the country’s Health Ministry will be collaborating with a local non-governmental organization to launch a special...

Two-decade-old system to be replaced with new software to monitor drugs, supplies level at...

The Guyana government has made provisions in budget 2024 for the procurement of crucial software that will help monitor stock levels of drugs and...

Doctors stand with Asha Kisson’s call for better overtime pay

Dear Editor, I would like to respond to the Guyana Times article by the Ministry of Health dated January 28, 2024, titled “Asha Kissoon misrepresents...

Visits to GPHC for efficient healthcare to soon come to an end with US$161M...

Region Six residents will soon benefit from modernized healthcare through the US$161 million New Amsterdam Hospital being led by the Ministry of Health. The ministry...

Health Ministry rejects claims doctors receiving inadequate pay for intense working hours

The Ministry of Health has issued a detailed response to Deputy Speaker, Dr. Asha Kissoon's recent claims regarding the working conditions of medical professionals...

Greater Guyana Initiative funds UG’s School of Medicine Innovate Skills and Anatomy lab

The Greater Guyana Initiative (GGI) recently unveiled a fully equipped Skills and Anatomy Lab at the University of Guyana’s School of Medicine. This momentous...

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