That life-threatening condition caused by your body’s response to an infection

Health In Focus With Dr. Zulfikar Bux Sepsis is a common condition that accounts for...

Improved psychiatric care promised for Region Seven

Improved psychiatric care, complete with a new psychiatrist, has been assured for Region Seven and this development is...

Health sector has boosted capacity to cater to Zika-infected babies

The Ministry of Public Health has been able to improve the clinical capacity of its service providers when...

GPHC secures anti-venom for Labaria snakebites

The worry associated with snakebites is now reduced following Guyana’s recent acquisition of anti-venom which will be offered free of...

Safeguard yourself against measles – Health Ministry warns

Recognising that "measles is no joke", the Ministry of Public Health is currently urging all members of the public to...

Shortness of breath may be a sign you body is lacking oxygen

Do you know what it feels like when your body is lacking sufficient oxygen? It could feel like shortness of...

Improved service delivery to help prevent measles outbreaks

Guyana has established a joint multi-disciplinary team to help thwart the likelihood of a measles outbreak among vulnerable communities spread...

Empathetic Guyanese make 100 percent voluntary blood donation possible

Guyana currently boasts “an excellent 100 percent record of voluntary blood donation”. This is according to the National Blood Transfusion...

Too much cholesterol can be a bad thing

Health in Focus with Dr. Zulfikar Bux Cholesterol is a substance that is found in the blood. Everyone has some. It...

UNFPA, Health Ministry partnering to reduce teenage pregnancy

A project aimed at reducing adolescent pregnancy in Guyana is slated to be shortly kicked into motion in Regions One...

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