Objectives

Applying the appropriate veterinary skills so as to:-

  • Further the well-being of mankind through the production and supply of sufficiently good qualities and quantities of animal proteins.

—  Reduce human suffering and death from the principal zoonoses.

—  Guarantee the safety and quality (wholesomeness) of food of animal origin for human consumption.

—  Protect the environment from the effects of animal ownership and the industrialization of animal production.

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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