2016 Projections

The Diagnostic Centers are staffed with Cuban Brigade Dental Surgeons. Some of these have completed their years of service, and will be replaced by Guyanese Dental Surgeons.

Discussions are presently ongoing for the introduction of Dental Specialty Training for some faculty members of the School of Dentistry, through the intervention of our Guyanese Professor Cynthia Pine, of Queen Mary University of London.

Expansion of the Teaching Facilities of the DHS: proposal is for expansion to be done at West Demerara Regional Hospital Dental Department, where there is potential for expansion.

13 New Dental Chairs and Delivery Systems were installed at the CJDC at the end of 2015.

Dental equipment will be installed in other locations – Presidents College, Lodge Secondary School, Christianburg Secondary (Linden)

Soesdyke and Sophia Community Centre Clinics already functional.

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Chronic Disease Control



To address the top four causes of premature death in Guyana: cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases, ensuring a multi-sectoral, integrated approach is maintained. Learn More

Mental Health Unit


Mission Statement

To promote, coordinate and implement technical activities and actions directed towards strengthening the national capacity to develop policies, plans, programs and services, thus contributing to the promotion of mental health, the reduction of the burden of the psychiatric diseases, prevention of disabilities, and the development of rehabilitation. Learn More 

Maternal and Child Health Unit


Mission Statement

To ensure that women, children and family members obtain maximum health care that is necessary for their growth and development. Learn More


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