• To identify all individuals with suspected or confirmed Tuberculosis disease and ensure appropriate treatment ideally under directly observed therapy.
  • To ensure that individuals who are at high risk of infection and disease receive the necessary support services needed to establish the state of their condition.
  • To alleviate the suffering and improve the quality of life for persons with chronic disabling pulmonary (lung) condition in a cost effective and efficient manner.


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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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