I had privilege to attend the conference on, “Creating Healthy Working Environments,” hosted by Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing, in New Orleans, Louisiana, from 22nd to 25th February, 2019. The Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing is the second-largest nursing organization in the world with approximately 135,000 active members. There were approximately 200 oral and 300 poster presentations that were presented at this event. I am grateful fo...
In the preceeding months leading up to the CAAM-HP Accreditation Site Visit to the School of Dentistry, the University of Guyana through the Vice-Chancellor and other Departments, played a very significant role in preparation to meet the standards for Accreditation. The Ministry of Public Health was equally involved in plans and infrastr...Read more
The School of Dentistry began its undergraduate programme (BDS) in the 2006/2007 academic year and has graduated 7 cohorts of students (total 46 Graduates) thus far.
Early in the programme, the first two years in particular, some minor curriculum changes were done, but there were no major changes made to the curriculum at that time.
On April 25, 2018 the first batch Pharmacy of interns completed their Internships and was given their licences to practice with a formal White Coat ceremony. In attendance was the Minister of Public Health, Hon. Volda Lawrence, the Pharmacy Council of Guyana Preceptors, and other University of Guyana and Ministry of Public Health representatives.
On January 22, 2018, Dr. Emanuel Cummings (Dean), Mr. Cecil Boston (Assistant Dean), Dr. Ronald Aaron (Medical Director) and Ms. Letetia Butchey (Graduate of the Optometry Programme) attended the Health Systems Global Pre-Conference workshop hosted by the University of the West Indies’ (UWI) Faculty of Medical Sciences. The Pre-Conference was geared at strengthening the Caribbean’s presence at the 5th Health Research Systems Global Symposium, which is slated for October 2018 in Liverpool, ...Read more
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