• Ministry of Public Health launches two new initiatives which cater for the health and wellbeing of adolescents and teen mothers

    Guyana and the world is faced with a grave reality that is the increase of teen mothers and the fact that teens within the 15-19 age range are affected by diseases such as HIV and Cervical Cancer.
    In response to that reality, the Ministry of Public Health launched two new initiatives which cater for the health and wellbeing of adolescents and teen mothers. Work on these initiatives commenced two years ago; however, the need for strengthened collaboration among the Ministries and partner agencies was recognised.news 20170203 6