In spite of the remarkable progress over the decade to reduce child deaths globally and nationally, still too many new born and perinatal deaths occur. It is becoming increasingly apparent that there is need for continuous evaluation to allow for the development of policies and programmes to further reduce perinatal and neonatal deaths – especially in developing countries such as Guyana. The call is now made for the global health community to prioritize the unfinished MDG 4 agenda and embrace the new Sustainable Development Goals 3 - “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages”, and its…
A total of thirty-five (35) medical doctors were trained in basic obstetric ultrasound techniques at the GPHC from May 29 to 5 June 2017. Obstetric ultrasound is a low cost, safe, does not emit ionizing radiation method of early screening and detection of complications.
More and more Governments at both ends of the migration cycle are recognising the important role diaspora plays in development, most importantly the value of their engagements to increase trade and investments. The Government of the Cooperative Republic of Guyana recognises the potential of their diaspora and their contributions to a ‘Greener Guyana’.