Gov’t begins consultations to draft plan to end AIDS by 2030

Local stakeholders in the fight to combat HIV/AIDS have set a new target to end the epidemic by 2030. The...

Medical Council still awaiting report from GPHC on death of young cancer patients

Although the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) has been able to link the actions of medical practitioners to the untimely...

When it comes to heart disease risk, you are what you eat

HEALTH IN FOCUS WITH Dr. Zulfikar Bux Heart diseases are the number one cause of death in Guyana and worldwide. Many...

Matured vaccination programme bearing fruit

Guyana’s Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) has matured from the initial tight focus on children when it began some 40...

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...

The wearable cyborgs that use brain waves to power up your muscles

Medical Breakthrough… As we continue to bring you astounding medical breakthroughs that are helping to revolutionise the way we see medicine...

Eight wells to be drilled in Region Nine starting next month

The Government of Guyana, in collaboration with the Government of Brazil, is set to commence the drilling of eight wells...

Facts You Need To Know About Insomnia

Insomnia is a persistent disorder that can make it hard to fall asleep, hard to stay asleep or both, despite...

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...

Ministry forging strategic partnerships to combat infiltration of fake drugs

The Government Analyst Food and Drugs Department (GA-FDD) will soon be engaged in a strategic collaboration with the Regional Medicine...

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