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Husband recovering in Wakapoa mystery illness

Richard Thomas, the husband of Selema Thomas who died Monday following a mysterious illness, is now recovering at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC). Three other family members remain hospitalized after reportedly eating…

Dr Roger Luncheon hospitalised

PPP stalwart and former head of the Presidential Secretariat Dr Roger Luncheon is a patient at the Georgetown Public Hospital, the News Room has confirmed. When contacted, Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo told the News Room that Dr…

Fight at Psychiatric hospital leaves one dead

A patient of the National Psychiatric Hospital in Berbice has died of injuries he sustained during a fight with another patient at the institution. The deceased has been identified as Stefon Francis, 28, of Kitty, Georgetown. The News Room…

GPHC’s maternity unit gets more equipment

Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) is now equipped with 83 pieces of medical equipment to improve the services provided to patients in the Maternal and Child Health Unit. On Thursday, the Ministry of Public Health donated…

Linden to get first Women’s Shelter

The township of Linden will soon have its first women’s shelter and two new community centres following an agreement between the United States Security Co-operation Office (SCO), the Guyana Defence Force (GDF), and the Ministries of…