Guyana will be a country in which mental health is valued, promoted, and protected, mental disorders are prevented, and where persons with these disorders are able to exercise their human rights, including access to health and social care that is timely and of high-quality, attainment of the highest possible level of health and the ability to contribute to the well-being of all Guyanese families and communities.


To promote mental well-being, prevent mental disorders, offer care, enhance recovery, and promote the human rights of persons with mental disorders, to reduce morbidity, disability, and mortality.

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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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