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Guyana: Launch of the National Presidential Commission for NCDs


National Convention Centre, Liliendaal


On September 13, with the presence of Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, the Ministry of Health will launch the National Presidential Commission on Non-Communicable Diseases (NPC NCDs) and the Wellness Warriors Club on 12 September 2014, at the National Convention Centre, Liliendaal. 


Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 13:04

Guyana: Health and Wellness Exhibition and Fair

A Health and Wellness Exhibition and Fair will be held on 13 September 2014.  The booths will show-case the collaborative work being done by each of the Ministries (Health, Agriculture, Youth sports and Culture, Education; and Trade and Commerce) for prevention and control of NCDs.  Other stakeholders involved in NCDs prevention and control will also participate.  Individuals will have access to information education and communication material and select screening services for some NCDs will be offered. This activity will be hosted  by the Ministry of Health, PAHO/WHO.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 13:04

Guyana: Conduct of a National Health Symposium

A Health Symposium will be held on 12 September 2014 on “Universal Health Coverage and Non-Communicable Diseases.  Dr. Anselm Hennis, Director Non-communicable diseases and Mental Health Programme, PAHO/WHO will make a presentation at this activity as well as  Dr. Carissa Etienne will make brief closing remarks.  Health professionals throughout the country and other stakeholders in prevention and control of NCDs in the country will participate in this activity.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 10 September 2014 13:05
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