World Diabetes Day 2019: News-Talk Radio Guyana presents “Diabetes: Signs, Symptoms, Impacts and Coping”.

News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 FM presents a special panel discussion to mark World Diabetes Day 2019.

The topic is: “Diabetes: Signs, Symptoms, Impacts and Coping”.

November 14 of each year is so designated in keeping with a resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007.

World Diabetes Day is set aside to raise awareness about the impact that the disease is having on the family. Countries are also promoting the role of the family in managing, caring, preventing the disease as well educating the public.

Panelists are Dr. Troy Saigon of the Non-Communicable Disease Department of the Ministry of Public Health; Nutritionist of the Food Policy Division of the Ministry of Public Angela Health, Angela Applewhite-Hercules; Internal Medicine Specialist, Dr. Shondra Wintz; President of the Guyana Diabetic Association, Glynis Beaton and Endocrinologist, Dr. Yaquelin Gonzalez Ricardo.

The programme is hosted by Denis Chabrol.

This programme comes to you with the compliments of Ansa Mc Al’s Health and Wellness Department- Representatives of 16 major pharmaceutical companies of which five are from the top 10 pharmaceutical companies.

Ansa Mc Al represents companies that produce the most recently developed medications to treat diabetes and they are Astra Zeneca, Novo Nordisk, Sanofi and Servier.

Call Ansa Mc Al’s Health and Wellness Department on 220-0455 Extension: 258, 309 or 319

Guyana Bureau of Statistics conducting Household Budget and Living Standards Survey

The Guyana Bureau of Statistics is currently conducting its Household Budget and Living Standards Survey to ascertain the quality of life among Guyanese and what is the value of the basic basket of goods.

News-Talk Radio 103.1 Mhz FM/ Demerarara Waves Online News spoke with Deputy Chief Statistician, Ian Manifold and Statistician, Misenga Baird on this edition of 'Statistics for Daily Life'.

'Statistics for Daily Life' is a three-part series of programmes leading up to Caribbean Statistics Day which will observed across the Caribbean Community on October 15, 2019.

Mr. Manifold says the trend so far shows that prices for basic household items have been generally stable.

Guyana Bureau of Statistics joins the region in observing Caribbean Statistics Day 2019

The Guyana Bureau of Statistics is joining the rest of the 15-nation Caribbean Community (CARICOM) in observing Caribbean Statistics Day 2019.

Today, News-Talk Radio Guyana 103.1 Mhz FM/ Demerara Waves Online News hosted the Deputy Director of the Bureau, Mr, Ian Manifold and Statistician, Keshauna Sertimer. 

They gave us an overview of the work of the Bureau and the importance of statistics in decision-making.

National Insurance Scheme General Manager grapples with declining contributions, low investment returns

The General Manager of Guyana's National Insurance Scheme (NIS), Holly Greaves says Guyana's state-owned social security entity continues to suffer from  declining contributions and low returns on its investments.

Addressing the NIS' 50th anniversary observance, she said a Debt Management Department has been registering some successes in raking in much needed cash from errant employers and self-employed persons.

She notes that NIS has also been gotten more than  GYD$500 million in contributions from the oil and gas sector.

The NIS was established in September, 1969.

EU Ambassador to Guyana, Jerdec Videtic

City Mayor Patricia Chase-Green speaks about her experiences as an occupant of City Hall

City Mayor Patricia Chase-Green speaks about her experiences as an occupant of City Hall

Town Clerk Royston King

Town Clerk Royston King speaks about priority areas for repairs to City Hall

Anil Nandlall updates reporters on in-chamber hearing to stay proceedings against Winston Brassington, Ashni Singh

Attorney-at-Law, Anil Nandlall explains the outcome of a request for the High Court to stay Lower Court criminal case against Ashni Singh and Winston Brassington.

Anil Nandlall updates reporters on in-chamber hearing to stay proceedings against Winston Brassington, Ashni Singh

High Court Judge, Franklin Holder Monday morning blocked the Magistrates' Court from hearing criminal charges of misconduct in public office against former Finance Minister, Ashni Singh and former Head of the National Industrial and Commercial Investments Limited, Winston Brassington.

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