Special Projects

Environmental Health Officers Manual – This would increase greater harmonisation of activities done in the field.

Key Persons: Director of the Environmental Health Unit, Mr. Amarnauth Maraj

                 Principal Environmental Health Officer, S. Alves

                 Principal Environmental Health Officer, E. Liverpool

                 Principal Environmental Health Officer, S. Chichester 

Target Areas

Standardised inspection of lands

Standardised inspection of meats

Standardised inspection of eating houses

Standardised inspection of fish processing plants.

Standardised inspection of cemeteries and burial grounds.

Standardised inspection of Funeral homes.


Featured Projects

Chronic Disease Control



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


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


Mission Statement

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


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