Guyana will still see best growth rate in history despite COVID-19 pandemic –Jordan

Even though the COVID-19 pandemic has dampened expectations of Guyana being the fastest growing economy in the world this year, the country will still...

Govt. forks out $264.5M in rental fees for controversial Sussex Street Bond

In spite of scathing criticisms, the government is still renting the controversial Sussex Street bond in Albouystown. In fact, as of March last, the...

Pesticide Board Bans Suspected Cancer-Causing Chinese-Made Coil

The suspected cancer-causing Chinese-made Zenden mosquito coil has been denied registration by the Pesticides and Toxic Chemicals Control (PTCCB) Board of Guyana for its...

Other CARICOM countries seeing decline in COVID-19 cases, but not Guyana – Chief Medical...

Guyana continues to chalk up more COVID-19 cases while other countries in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) are experiencing a decline, says Chief Medical Officer...

COVID-19: One new case recorded; total now 94

Guyana has recorded one new COVID-19 case; taking the total number to confirmed cases to 94. This is according to the Ministry of Public...

The risks associated with alcohol consumption

Alcohol consumption is becoming an increasing risk factor for deaths and morbidities worldwide. Consumption is on the increase in our busy world, especially in...

Primary healthcare doctors being trained in area of mental illness to offset psychologist shortage

With a dearth in psychologists and psychiatric professionals in the country, Primary healthcare doctors are being trained to detect and treat persons suffering from...

Male infertility is not the end of the world

Health In Focus With Dr Zulfikar Bux Females are more often the ones at risk of being infertile. But both male and female genders can...

PAHO urges countries to do more COVID-19 testing

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, has called for accelerated and expanded testing for COVID-19 in countries of...

Health In Focus With Dr. Zulfikar Bux

Ignorance is usually a major shortcoming when it comes to health care. For this very reason I will seek to use this column to...

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