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Message From the Minister of Public Health

Hon. Dr. George Norton, M.D., M.P.

Minister of Public Health

Co-operative Republic of Guyana

Welcome and thank you for visiting the Official Website of the Ministry of Public Health Guyana.

This user-friendly website is a portal designed to acquaint you with information which has direct bearing on the Ministry’s Functions under the various programmes.

Persons who wish to enquire about our various training programmes and access the application forms to apply for such, can also benefit from this website.

The Wealth of a nation is its people’s health and better health is central to human happiness and well-being. This website will allow access to information which will inculcate healthy behaviours in all Guyanese.

Our mission at the Ministry of Public Health is to improve the physical, social and mental health status of all Guyanese.

In this rapidly advancing technological era, the internet has made access to information much easier and the Ministry of Public Health is taking advantage of this technology.

We recognise that many persons seek out this website first to get health related information on Guyana and we sincerely hope this site will provide you with a wealth of information.

I invite you to visit our website regularly and contribute towards its enrichment by providing relevant feedback.

My sincerest gratitude is extended to everyone who worked towards developing the site. Follow us on the journey towards ensuring that Guyanese are among the healthiest in the Caribbean and the Americas.


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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 

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