COVID-19: 83 hospitalised, 1,866 active cases being monitored; Bartica, New Amsterdam, Herstelling, Diamond, Parfaite...

Health officials are currently monitoring 1,866 active cases, as the country witnesses a spike in infections. Some 83 persons are now hospitalised as the...

Increased vaccination among older persons can decrease hospitalisation, deaths

Persons, 60 years and older, are being urged to get vaccinated, as this could significantly decrease the number of hospitalisations and deaths among that...

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 expected to take effect...

“We must leverage the ‘Commonwealth Advantage’ to counter the economic fallout of COVID-19″

By Patricia Scotland, Secretary General of the Commonwealth (CMC Feature- Caribbean Health) – The world is bracing for a massive hit to the global economy...

Giftland Mall closed from April 1, but Pharmacy and Supermarket will remain open

Management at the Giftland Mall has advised that the popular shopping centre and entertainment complex will be closed temporarily from April 1, 2020 due...

Guyana receives $US1M from Government of India for COVID-19 Response

The Government of Indian has allocated US$ 1,000,000 from the “Quick Impact Development Project” that is being implemented jointly by the Ministry of Health,...

CARICOM concerned about prospects of inequitable access to COVID-19 vaccines

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) is deeply concerned at the current prospect of inequitable access to vaccines to address the pandemic, especially for frontline workers...

Healthy Choices and Early Detection can Reduce Cancer Risk

In the Caribbean region, cancer is the second leading cause of death.  However, a significant number of cancer deaths can largely be reduced and prevented...

Third consignment of Russian vaccine expected this week; over 63,000 Guyanese already inoculated

Minister of Health, Dr. Frank Anthony says Guyana will receive a third consignment of the Russian Sputnik V vaccine this week. Minister Anthony made...

Shipment of Sputnik V second dose expected in a week – President

Guyana will be receiving a shipment of component two of the Sputnik V COVID-19 vaccine within the next week, President Dr Irfaan Ali said...

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