PAC flags financial improprieties in drug procurement processes for Reg. 5

At today’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) meeting, alarming malpractices were brought to light regarding the procurement of medical supplies by the Regional Administration of...

GPL’s field staff for meter reading, other delivery services not operational until April

In recognition of the risks associated with the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19), the Guyana Power and Light Inc. (GPL ) has initiated temporary modifications to...

COVID-19: 25% of adult population vaccinated; 38,000 additional doses expected

Health Minister, Dr Frank Antony has revealed that a quarter of the Guyanese population has already received COVID-19 vaccines. “The response, so far, has been...

Guyana to receive 80,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from India next week- Dr Anthony

Guyana is expected to receive some 80,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from the Government of India next week, says the country's Health Minister,...

COVID-19: Three more die; 51 new cases recorded

Three more persons have succumbed to COVID-19, the Ministry has reported. The death toll is now 506. Guyana Standard understands that the patients were...

Govt. to roll out early screening programme for breast, cervical cancer

Advisor to the Ministry of Health, Dr Leslie Ramsammy recently disclosed that a Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) testing programme for women, ages 30 and...

CDC readies for COVID-19 Public Assistance Programme

The Civil Defence Commission (CDC) this morning opened its two day (Strengths Weakness Opportunities and Threats) SWOT Analysis Workshop on the COVID-19 Public Assistance...

COVID-19: FITUG says State support for affected workers needed as companies curtail operations

The presence of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Guyana has forced many businesses to curtail operations and, in other instances, to shut their...

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 and our kids should...

Health sector seeing remarkable transformation with 150% increase in annual budget- Pres. Ali

President Dr. Irfaan Ali has highlighted the remarkable developments in Guyana's healthcare sector, all thanks to his transformative shift in the financial investment architecture....

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