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Guyana rolls out massive fight against cervical cancer

Guyana on Friday launched the Global Strategy¬†for Cervical Cancer Elimination, saying with officials saying that the country has embarked on a countrywide campaign to vaccinate persons against the human papilloma virus (HPV) and screen persons for cancer caused by that virus. With Guyana currently having 40 percent HPV vaccine coverage, Director of the Ministry of Health’s Family Health Programme, Dr ...

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Doctors getting COVID-19 lab results quicker after filing objections; Medical Council warns against delays

Doctors at the Georgetown Public Hospital Corporation (GPHC) are now receiving COVID-19 laboratory results in a timely manner, rather than having to wait 48 hours, according to the hospital’s Director of Medical and Professional Services, Dr Fawcett Jeffrey. “We have a medium now that is assisting us in getting the results in a more timely manner,” he told News-Talk Radio ...

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