Mass Drug Development 2020 to commence in Region Ten

The Mass Drug Administration (MDA) campaign to make Guyana filarial-free by year-end is underway. The campaign commenced with the hosting...

Supplier was paid in full despite passing off used blood testing machines as new...

The Mabaruma District Hospital, Region One (Barima/Waini), is still awaiting the delivery of two haematology analysers, after it was discovered...

Health Ministry paid over $300M for items it never received, some dating as far...

In his report of the examination of government’s spending for the year 2018, Auditor General (AG), Deodat Sharma noted that...

Hookah smoking as harmful as cigarette use

There is a notable increase in the use of hookahs, especially among young adults who perceive it as a safer...

Helplines and services for persons looking to quit tobacco use on the cards

The setting up of helplines and services for persons looking to quit tobacco is on The National Tobacco Control Council’s...

CDC, EPA probing suspected chemical spill

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) is investigating a suspected chemical spill which occurred earlier today at the Guyana National Industrial...

SASOD teams up with US Clinic to make HIV prevention, medication more affordable

A new private clinic and a 16-year old local Non-governmental Organisation (NGO) have teamed up to make HIV prevention medication...

Quarter Billion-dollar contract awarded to build polyclinic at North Ruimveldt

A contract in the sum of $259, 711,660 has been awarded for the construction of a Polyclinic at Blue Mountain...

Over 20% of Guyana’s tobacco smokers ages 13 to 15

Of the 148,000 Guyanese that use tobacco products, 22% are between the ages of 13 and 15. This is according...

Guyana records a 1% increase in Malaria transmission – PAHO/WHO

Guyana is among several countries where there is reported increased malaria transmission. This is according to a recent report from...

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