Blood bank still needs more
Since the last call for voluntary blood donors to come forward, the National Blood Transfusion Services (NBTS) has seen some support but are still urging more persons to assist as demand continues to ...25th Jul, 2009 - Health & Life Style - Guyana Chronicle 0
New access arrangements at Georgetown Hospital
Members of the public who have to access the services in the Ambulatory Care and Diagnostic Centre Building at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation should now use the East Street entrance to the...9th Feb, 2009 - Health & Life Style - Stabroke News 0
Two Lepto' deaths, 12 confirmed cases for 2009
Chief Medical Officer says:
Leptospirosis is a potentially serious bacterial illness that can affect many parts of the body. Infected wild and domestic animals pass leptospirosis-causing bacteria in ...15th Jan, 2009 - Health & Life Style - Stabroke News 0
Red Cross aid reaching flood-hit East Coast
With the heavy rains and floodwaters, communities on the East Coast Demerara have found themselves in need of relief and the Guyana Red Cross Society (GRCS) is rendering aid to such communities.
Rece...14th Jan, 2009 - Health & Life Style - Stabroke News 0
Woman struck by mystery illness
Leena Ramrattan likes to watch cartoons, and she whimpers if you switch the television off.
She wears disposable diapers, and is fed, bathed and carried to and from her bed by her parents.
But Leena ...11th Jan, 2009 - Health & Life Style - Kaieteur News 0
Nine more suspected lepto' cases at GPHC
Within the last two days, nine more persons have being admitted to the Georgetown Public Hospital with suspected leptospirosis.
According to hospital sources, over the space of a day, five new cases w...11th Jan, 2009 - Health & Life Style - Kaieteur News 0
Leonora Cottage Hospital turns pregnant woman away
The pregnant Shazeena Azeez and her family were shocked and appalled when, early yesterday morning, they were turned away from the Leonora Cottage Hospital after Shazeena Azeez had begun to experience...11th Jan, 2009 - Health & Life Style - Kaieteur News 0
Brickdam lock-ups a health hazard
Leader of the Yoruba Singers band, Eze Rockcliffe who spent three hours in the much-maligned Brickdam Police Station lock-ups, has described the facility as treacherous and a health hazard.
Like othe...8th Jan, 2009 - Health & Life Style - Stabroke News 0
Floods taking toll on Health Ministrys coffers - Dr Ramsammy
The Health Ministrys extensive response to flooding caused by the near incessant rainfall over the last two months is significantly depleting its coffers.
As of the end of this month, Health Minister...7th Jan, 2009 - Health & Life Style - Kaieteur News 0
More health teams deployed
The Ministry of Health has dispatched several additional health teams to provide medical services to areas which are affected by the intense rainfall. The teams were dispatched to communities in Regio...29th Dec, 2008 - Health & Life Style - Guyana Chronicle 0
Flooded areas hold threat of Leptospirosis (Ramsammy warns)
Minister of Health, Dr Leslie Ramsammy has warned that the floodwaters swamping some communities across the country hold the threat of leptospirosis among other flood-related diseases, and is calling ...28th Dec, 2008 - Health & Life Style - Stabroke News 0