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– to unlock potential of nation’s adolescents THE Ministry of Public Health, in collaboration with other stakeholders, is hosting a National Consultation for the formulation of Guyana’s Adolescent Health Strategy for the age group, which serves as a critical link between childhood and adulthood.The workshop kicked off on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at the Cara Lodge and will continue until March 16.It is a partnership among the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO); United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). Some of the noted individuals in attendance were: PAHO/WHO Representative for Guyana, Dr William…
…with signing of US$15M pact between Guyana, FAO The Government of Guyana and the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) signed a US$15M Sustainable Land Development and Management agreement – paving the way for the implementation of a project that resulted in the development of the country’s first National Land Policy and the simultaneous strengthening of institutional and human capacities. The agreement was signed by FAO’s Country Representative, Reuben Robertson, Guyana’s Minister of State, Joseph Harmon and Finance Minister Winston Jordan, in the presence of President David Granger at State House on Thursday. Vice President and Minister…
The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in Collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH) hosted a multi-sectoral stakeholder workshop for the development of training plans which will ensure the successful implementation of Food-Based Dietary Guidelines (FBDGs) in Guyana. The two-day Trainer-of-Trainers’ workshop which opened on February 13, at the National Centre for Educational Resource Development (NCERD) will focus on how stakeholders can use FBDG nutrition education and materials to foster healthier choices and eating behaviours. The MOPH’s consultant for this training, Jamaican, Dr. Pauline Samuda noted that FBDGs need to be adopted by every agency…