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Guyana hosts SOD Turning Ceremony with government of Austria

The Government of Guyana, together with the Government of Austria, VAMED- Engineering and the British High Commission, turned the sod to commemorate the beginning of the construction of a state-of-the-art Specialized Paediatric and Maternal Hospital in Goedverwagting East Coast Demerara.

Saint Lucia: Health Ministry hosts IPC Training for Choiseul Caregivers

The Bureau of Health Education within the Ministry of Health, Wellness and Elderly Affairs have received support through UNICEF to ensure continued efforts at COVID-19 infection prevention and control in communities. One component of this support entails conducting a series of training seminars with key partners in communities

Malta: President’s Office signs new IVF law, announces Health Minister Chris Fearne 

The respective IVF law was approved by the Parliament with a large majority earlier this month. The Parliament has approved the amendments proposed by the Health Ministry, resulting in the completion of the election promise of the government to amend the IVF laws within the first hundred days in office. 

Grenada held discussions on improved agriculture priority areas to uplift sector 

The two met virtually in what was Senator Thomas's first official engagement with IICA since assuming office on June 30. Rawlins was accompanied by IICA's National Specialist in Grenada, Derek Charles.

Saint Lucia: Micoud Wellness Centre opens to residents of community

The newly built Micoud Wellness Centre is now open to the residents of Micoud and surrounding communities and is classified as a “Center of Excellence for Chronic Diseases.”

Guyana: Health Ministry shares update on COVID vaccination drive

The Ministry of Health of Guyana shared an update on the vaccination drive in the country on July 21, 2022. As per the health ministry, the population of 18 years and older, around 67.1 percent are vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic

Malta: Chris Fearne inaugurates new Cardiac Scanner system at Mater Dei Hospital

Chris Fearne- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health of Malta, inaugurates a new Cardiac Scanner System at the Medical Imaging Department in Mater Dei.

Malta: Dy PM Fearne announces new sectoral agreement for emergency ambulance responders

Represented by UĦM – Voice of the Workers since 2019, the emergency ambulance responders and the union have been calling for an improvement in their working conditions for a very long time. 

CMO Dr Charles clears air on misinformation, says Grenada reports no monkeypox case

According to Dr. Charles, out of an abundance of caution and proactiveness, the Ministry of Health, Wellness, and Religious Affairs, as per standard public health procedures and protocols, has been randomly collecting and testing samples for the last four to five weeks

Malta: Deputy PM Chris Fearne announces appointment of 105 new doctors in health service

Around 105 new doctors in the health service of Malta were employed on Tuesday, July 19, 2022. Chris Fearne- Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health of Malta, announced the appointment of the new doctors in the hospitals. 

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