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Observance of World Diabetes Day 2014

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In observance of World Diabetes Day, under the theme "Healthy Eating begins with Breakfast", PAHO/WHO in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, The Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) and the Lions Club of D'Urban Park, will have a World Diabetes walk on 15 November 2014.  the walk will commence from 6:30 at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation, New Market Street Entrance and will end at the Square of the Revolution, Brickdam Stabroek. We encourage all to join us in the prevention of Diabetes to attain a healthy lifestyle.


Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 13:26

Steps to a Longer and Healthier Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

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Steps to a Longer and Healthier Life for People with Severe Mental Illness

Help you family, friends and your community by giving support to reduce mental Illness in our society.  Here are steps to follow to a longer and healthier life for people with severe mental illness.          

Last Updated on Wednesday, 12 November 2014 13:11

Ebola Virus Disease: Occupational Safety and Health

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Health worker dealing with Ebola

Education information shared on the Ebola Virus Disease - Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), formerly known as Ebola Haemorrhagic Fever, is a severe illness in humans. It can be fatal without proper treatment and care. EVD outbreaks occur primarily in tropical countries in Central and West Africa.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 October 2014 13:52

Orange Day: Violence against the Girl Child

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Orange Day continues to spark actions around the world on specific themes and issues towards ending all forms of violence against women and girls. This month, UNiTE #Orange Day will focus on violence against the girl child. For more information, please click on the link below.

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Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 August 2014 15:22

The Guyana PAHO/WHO staff began their Aerobics session on 9 June, 2014.

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The Guyana country office aerobics session led by Dr. Rosalinda Hernandez as the aerobics instructor, commenced on 9 June, 2014. The purpose of this initiative is  to improve health and well-being in the office. The sessions are conducted every Tuesdays and Thursdays for one (1) hour after work.

The recommendation to conduct the aerobic sessions was at the PAHO/WHO Guyana Country Office Staff Retreat held 6-8 May, 2014. Staff members are encourage to have inclusive physical activities (exercise) along with healthy diet, not only to take care of their bodies but also to practice a healthy lifestyle.  Staff participation was well received since the commencement of the aerobics session.


Last Updated on Thursday, 24 July 2014 17:06
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