Dr Balwant Singh Hospital appoints first local embryologist

Ganesh Persaud, a young and vibrant medical professional originally from Essequibo, is Guyana’s first embryologist and is set...

Chubby does not mean healthy

Health In Focus With Dr. Zulfikar Bux We tend to have a culture of thinking that a fat/chubby child is healthy...

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...

Blood Bank faces dire shortage, urges public to donate

There is currently a high demand for all blood types at the Ministry of Public Health’s Blood Bank – the...

PCOS – An increasingly common medical disorder among women

There are a number of medical disorders that women can be faced with over the lifetime. One that is becoming...

Practise good personal hygiene to reduce transmission of flu, other viruses

The Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is urging persons to practise good personal hygiene in order to reduce the risk...

Guyana sees hike in incidence of HIV in first half of 2019

With an escalated incidence of HIV cases, the Ministry of Public Health is currently in reactive mode to...

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...

Food and Drug Dept. issues alert for fake Daflon tablets

An alert has been issued by the Government Analyst –Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD) for fake Daflon brand tablets currently...

Guyana begins screening for Coronavirus at CJIA, Eugene F. Correia Airport – DCMO

By Suraj Narine The Ministry of Health this morning met with port medical officers to discuss detection and necessary measures to...

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