Ministry of Public Health Departments

ADMINISTRATION

  • Office of the Senior Minister
  • Office of the Minister within the Ministry
  • Office of the Permanent Secretary
  • Office of the Deputy Permanent Secretary
  • Field Auditor
  • Office of the Chief Medical Officer
  • Office of the Deputy Chief Medical Officer
  • Office of the Chief Nursing Officer
  • Management of Information Systems (MISU)
  • Communication Unit
  • Health Sector Development Unit (HSDU)
  • Finance, Accounting and Auditing
  • Materials Management Unit
  • Human Resources & Personnel
  • General Administration
  • Health Planning Unit
  • Government Analyst/Food and Drugs Administration
  • Central Board of Health
  • Pharmacy and Poison Board
  • General Pharmacy Council
  • General Medical Council
  • General Nursing Council

DISEASE CONTROL DEPARTMENT

  • Chronic non-communicable diseases
  • HIV/AIDS and STI
  • Mental Health Unit
  • Surveillance
  • Port Health
  • Vector Control Services
  • National Tuberculosis Programme
  • Hansens Disease
  • Health Statistics
  • Veterinary Public Health

HEALTH EDUCATION UNIT

  • Health Education and Promotion
  • Drug Education and Rehabilitation
  • General Technical and Clinical Training Programmes
  • Nurses Training Programmes

PRIMARY HEALTH CARE

  • Adolescent, Young Adult Health and Wellness Unit
  • Maternal and Child Health Services
  • Food and Nutrition Programme
  • Dental Health Services
  • Environmental Health

REGIONAL HEALTH SERVICES

  • Coastal Communities
  • Indigenous Peoples

REHABILITATION SERVICES

  • Cheshire Home
  • Open Door Centre
  • Support Services
      • Audiology
      • Physiotherapy
      • Occupational Therapy
    • National Vocational Training Centre

STANDARDS AND TECHNICAL SERVICES

    • National Public Health Reference Laboratory
    • National Blood Transfusion Services

Featured Projects

Chronic Disease Control

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MISSION STATEMENT

To address the top four causes of premature death in Guyana: cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes and chronic respiratory diseases, ensuring a multi-sectoral, integrated approach is maintained. Learn More

Mental Health Unit

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Mission Statement

To promote, coordinate and implement technical activities and actions directed towards strengthening the national capacity to develop policies, plans, programs and services, thus contributing to the promotion of mental health, the reduction of the burden of the psychiatric diseases, prevention of disabilities, and the development of rehabilitation. Learn More 

Maternal and Child Health Unit

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Mission Statement

To ensure that women, children and family members obtain maximum health care that is necessary for their growth and development. Learn More

Resources

  • PAHO/WHO Reports
  • Strategies
  • Action plans
  • Legislation
  • Training Programmes Application
  • Information, Education and Communication Materials
  • Press Releases
  • Advisories