The government of Guyana is spending some USD50 million to help boost flood protection in Leguan and Wakenaam. The sum will be used to upgrade drainage and irrigation on the islands.

    Guyana has also introduced vaccinations against rotavirus. Rotavirus is the primary cause of the most common and lethal cause of diarrhea in young children.

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    • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.