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First Lady Sandra Granger will be teaming up with the United Nations Children Fund’s (UNICEF) to address the social problem of teenage pregnancy in Guyana, the Ministry of the Presidency (MotP) said. The First Lady on Friday received a courtesy call from the United UNICEF’s Representative in Guyana, Sylvie Fouet to discuss the work that organisation is doing here and to identify potential areas of collaboration, MotP said. Being familiar with the work the First Lady has done in the area of teenage pregnancy, Fouet presented her with a report of a situation analysis conducted on that social issue in…
– 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…