Month: <span>January 2017</span>

Public Health Ministry provides Regions with primary drugs needed to address drug shortage -Minister Lawrence committed to ensuring efficiency in drug procurement, distribution

  • Posted: January 31, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 31, 2017) Minister of Public Health, Ms. Volda Lawrence, today, disclosed that the Administrative Regions across the country have received 60 percent of their primary drug needs in an aim to address an ongoing drug shortage. This announcement was made even as the Minister moves toward creating a better system to …

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Local entrepreneurs launch eco-friendly detergent line

  • Posted: January 31, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 31, 2017) First Lady, Mrs. Sandra Granger, today, congratulated entrepreneurs Ms. Sophia Dolphin and Ms. Miranda Thakur of Eco Atlantic Investment, on the launch of the Seventh Generation Product line and encouraged them to consider using locally made products when expanding their business. Minister of Social Protection, Ms. Amna Ally also …

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Message of Condolence from His Excellency, David Granger, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana on the passing of Hajin Shaira Ferouz

  • Posted: January 29, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 28, 2017) His Excellency Brigadier David Granger, MSS, President of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana, extends heartfelt condolences on the passing of Hajin Shaira Ferouz, who died on January 26, 2017. President Granger extends sincere sympathy to Mr. Fazeel Ferouz, Chairman of the Central Islamic Organisation of Guyana (CIOG), his son, …

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Message of Congratulations to Honourable Raphael Trotman, Member of Parliament

  • Posted: January 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 28, 2017) His Excellency, President David Granger, Leader of the A Partnership for National Unity (APNU) extends sincere congratulations to Honourable Raphael Trotman, Minister of Natural Resources on his election to the leadership of the Alliance For Change (AFC). Mr. Trotman was elected Leader at the AFC National Conference held today, …

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Minister Lawrence committed to addressing deficiencies in health sector -moves office to drug bond to ensure efficiency, smooth flow in drug procurement, distribution

  • Posted: January 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 27, 2017) Minister of Public Health, Ms. Volda Lawrence, has committed to addressing the deficiencies and gaps plaguing the health sector and the delivery of health services, even as she has begun work on creating a more effective system to facilitate the procurement and distribution of drugs to serve health institutions …

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President calls on GPF to embrace security sector reforms -says officers guilty of misconduct must go

  • Posted: January 28, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 27, 2017) Education and training, high ethical standards and a strong sense of social responsibility, President David Granger said, are the most important principles required of the members of the Guyana Police Force (GPF) in the execution of their mandate to provide service and protection in an ever-changing and diverse security …

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Minister Norton pledges continued support for healing and unity – at ninth memorial service of Lusignan massacre tragedy

  • Posted: January 27, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 27, 2017) Minister of Social Cohesion, Dr. George Norton, last evening, pledged the Government’s continued support for the fostering of healing and solidarity at an interfaith service held to observe the ninth anniversary of the Lusignan massacre, which claimed the lives of 11 persons, including five children. “We know that you …

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Minister Harmon meets with UN reps to discuss Country Implementation Plan

  • Posted: January 26, 2017
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Georgetown, Guyana – (January 26, 2017) Minister of State, Mr. Joseph Harmon, today, met with representatives from three United Nations (UN) agencies to discuss the Country Implementation Plan, which is an annual work plan for UN agencies. The visiting team included: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Resident Representative, Ms. Mikiko Tanaka, Pan American Health Organisation/World …

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