EU helps Guyana, others with down payment to access 1 million doses of COVID-19...

As deaths from COVID-19 surpass one million worldwide, with 4,194 reported in 33 Caribbean territories as of October 15, 2020, the Caribbean Public Health...

Guyana records fifth COVID-19 death

Deryck 'Mad Dog' Jaisingh, a popular drag racer, passes away His death comes hours after the Health Minister reported that the number of cases had...

Gov’t. working to address resurgence of illegal pesticides, toxic chemicals trade

Agriculture Minister, Zulfikar Mustapha says that there is a sporadic resurgence of the illegal trade of pesticides and toxic chemicals from neighbouring countries and...

PAHO urges young people to resist, expose deadly tobacco industry as smokers likely to...

By Feona Morrison EXPOSE, RESIST DEADLY TOBACCO INDUSTRY World No Tobacco Day is observed today, Sunday, May 31, 2020 under the theme: “Protecting youth from industry...

Suriname to aid Guyana in exploring alternatives to mercury in mining -Trotman

The use of mercury in Guyana has raised several health concerns primarily by those in the gold mining sector. Just recently, a team from the...

Addressing Multiple Health Problems

Advances in medicine have led to increased life expectancy and as our population lives longer, there is a higher likelihood of being afflicted with...

Region Two to open $12M Covid isolation facility

Region Two Regional Health Officer, Dr. Ranjeev Singh has said construction is soon to be completed on a $12 million COVID-19 facility at the...

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 Surveillance Department in Jamaica...

Medical breakthrough… ‘A vaccine in testing to prevent ‘multiple’ cancers’

Medical experts often preach that “prevention is always better than cure”. Much of the time this translates to embracing healthy lifestyle choices,...

Circumstances now dictate greater emphasis on building capacity towards greater self-sufficiency in Region’s agri-food...

With the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic continuing to wreak havoc on the Caribbean Community (CARICOM)’s agricultural food sector, there is a need for greater emphasis...

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