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 cost at the Georgetown...

Coalition spent millions to buy animal anesthetic machine to use on humans at New...

People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Member of Parliament (MP), Dr Vishwa Mahadeo told the National Assembly this afternoon during the budget debates that the coalition...

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 of transmission of influenza...

Guyanese at great risk, we fear the worst if measures against COVID-19 are not...

Doctors at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) are disheartened by the Government of Guyana's approach to handling the global pandemic, COVID-19. Medical professionals...

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 be taken when dealing...

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 National Blood Transfusion Services...

$959M hospital commissioned in Port Kaituma

HOSPITAL COMMISSIONED | The long-awaited Port Kaituma Regional Hospital was officially commissioned today by the Minister of Public Health, Hon. Volda Lawrence. A total of...

GECOM must craft its own anti-COVID-19 guidelines to carry out recount; mandatory quarantine will...

The Chairperson of the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), Justice (retired) Claudette Singh recently sought guidance from the National Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Task Force...

Let us all wear a mask, fight the coronavirus and save lives – Dr...

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine, Dr Zulfikar Bux is of the belief that if everyone wears a mask, it will slow down the transmission...

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...

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