Key Achievements

  • NCD Plan  2013-2020 launched on 2nd December, 2013
  • NCD Budget: Government commitment to provide funding. Tangible support from international donors and private sector.
  • NCD Summit convened and Summit conducted in 2014.
  • Multi-sectoral NCD Commission launched in 2014
  • FCTC ratified : Acceded, signatory in 2005
  • Smoke Free indoor public places
  • Multi-sector Food & Nutrition plan implemented
  • Ongoing mass Physical Activity Campaigns
  • Global Youth Tobacco Survey was conducted in 2015
  • Technical working group on Cancers established
  • Global School Health Survey conducted

Featured Projects

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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  • Strategies
  • Action plans
  • Legislation
  • Training Programmes Application
  • Information, Education and Communication Materials
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  • Advisories