Guyana: MoH launches 6th edition of Family Health Manual
Guyana: MoH launches 6th edition of Family Health Manual || Picture Courtesy: Ministry of Health - Guyana (Facebook)
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Georgetown, Guyana: The Ministry of Health (MoH) of Guyana has shared update regarding the launch of the sixth edition of the Family Health Manual on June 27, 2023.

“Earlier today, the Ministry of Health launched its Family Health Manual, 6th edition,” ministry informed through social media.

As per the update shared by the ministry, the Family Health Manual, 6th edition outlines guidelines for providing care to individuals and family members across the life course and at all levels of the health care system.

The document was formulated using evidence – based principles and practices to cover essential services and interventions that the population will need to keep healthy, the ministry of health outlined.

Earlier, the Ministry of Health, Environmental Health Department in Region One (Barima-Waini) wished to extend gratitude to the various departments, the Regional Administration and all those who participated in the recent health fair held within the rivering areas.

In addition to this, MoH of Guyana also extended thanks and mentioned that this event could not have been possible without the support of the Regional Health Officer (RHO) Dr Steven Cheefoon and the Chairman of the Guyana Medical Council, Dr Navindranauth Rambaran.

Additionally, on Saturday, June 24, the Ministry of Health (MoH) in collaboration with Schulich ExecEd, an extension of the Schulich School of Business at York University, hosted the final presentations for the Guyana Masters Certificate in Hospital Leadership Program at the MoH Boardroom, Brickdam.

This being the first batch of twenty-five participants from all ten administrative Regions of Guyana, commenced last November to prepare senior leaders and executive heads on management and leadership skills within the health sector.

It also stated that the duration of this programme was for nine months and designed for Guyana’s hospital administrators to provide the necessary interpersonal skills and hands-on business tools to improve management, leadership and service delivery skills at all levels.