Accomplishments

1.     A Situational analysis of  Elderly Health in Guyana has been carried out by the Pan-American Health Organisation (PAHO) in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health

2.     A National Elderly health committee has been established in partnership with the Ministry of Social Protection.

3.     Monthly Medical outreaches are conducted at elderly homes and this exercise is executed by the Regional Health Services Department.

4.     Elderly Health Clubs have been established in Regions 4 and 10

5.     A National Maternal and Child Health Programme has been established

6.     National sexual and reproductive health promotion and prevention is carried out

Featured Projects

Chronic Disease Control

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MISSION STATEMENT

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

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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 

Maternal and Child Health Unit

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Mission Statement

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

Resources

  • PAHO/WHO Reports
  • Strategies
  • Action plans
  • Legislation
  • Training Programmes Application
  • Information, Education and Communication Materials
  • Press Releases
  • Advisories