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According to remarks made by a high official of the health services, in examining the attributes of an effective health care system, Guyana appears to be far from having a good health care system.  A good healthcare system is thought of as one that provides safe, timely, efficient service to persons seeking care.  It is also thought of as one that is equitable and patient-centred.  For some time now, but certainly within the past few weeks, Guyanese have seen the health sector presented in the headlines generally in a negative light.  It is the sort of pounding that would wear anyone down, even the most determined and dedicated healthcare professional.  Some of these problems are not all about delivery of care.  They are also about administrative procedures, internal controls and environmental conditions which are …to continue reading this article, please subscribe.  Already a subscriber ? Sign In

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