Opposition Leader Wants to See Budget Allocated for Mental Health and Maternal Care

Updated: March 22, 2016

In his budget speech, Leader of the Opposition, John Briceno pointed out that out of the one hundred and twenty six million dollars the government is proposing to spend in health; monies have not been allocated to specifically deal with addressing the mental health issue in Belize.  Briceno also pointed out that no monies have been set aside for maternal and Neonatal services. Chief Executive Officer in the Minister of Health, Dr. Ramon Figueroa spoke on the matter.