Goals of the Strategic Plan - 2014-2020

  • To manage and provide blood and blood products to satisfy the needs and protect the well-being of all Guyanese through quality, evidence-based and people-responsive services.
  • To promote comprehensive and standardized data management for improved decision making, planning, monitoring and evaluation.
  • To encourage and promote the revitalization of the national blood transfusion committee and develop strategies for the rational and clinical use of blood.
  • To establish a quality system that allows the NBTS to be accredited by a recognized, independent body. 

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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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