Health

  • 124 Zika Cases Confirmed in Belize

    Between November 2016 and April 2017, the Ministry of Health has sent out five hundred and thirty seven samples to Chetumal for Zika testing.  Of that amount, one hundred and twenty...

  • MoH: Cracking Down on Quality Drugs and Operations

    The development of a national online drug registry is in progress with the objective of having quality and standard medication distributed to consumers in Belize.  It is an endeavour that has...

  • Belize Keeps Medfly Under Control

    The Mediterranean Fruit Fly or Medfly is considered one of the world’s most destructive pests. For the most part, Belize has managed to maintain its status as being Medfly free. Roberto...

  • Early Childhood Development: Key Focus at Week’s Training

    Representatives from three ministries namely Education, Human Development and Health are participating in a one week training workshop focused on early childhood development. The Care for Child Development National Trainers Workshop...

  • PANCAP Promotes Youths’ Response to HIV/AIDS

    With the marked decrease in available funding coupled with the closure of several advocating agencies that worked against the increase of cases of HIV/AIDS, there is the urgent need of an...

  • Increasing Personnel in Dialysis Unit

    Chronic renal failure has become quite prevalent in Belize in recent years.  It is a condition that requires dialysis several times per week and is now demanding that more medical personnel...

  • Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in 2017

    Today Belize joined the international community in recognizing the achievements in the prevention and control of tuberculosis. This year’s World Tuberculosis Day was commemorated under the theme, “Unite to End TB”....

  • Villagers Forced to Receive Healthcare Outdoors Following Eviction

    For the past five years, Community Health Worker, Everita Luciano Copo and her team, has been offering free clinic services to infants and women of San Jose Nuevo Palmar Village in...

  • Veteran Journalist Ails; Friends Team Up to Assist

    Glenn Tillett is no stranger to the media and the well-read Belizeans both home and abroad.  He has presented writings on a wide range of national and political issues on print,...

  • Belize’s Queen of Brukdown Needs Blood Donors

    The queen of “Brukdown” Leela Vernon remains hospitalized at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City. Vernon is suffering from chronic renal failure and she needs blood. According to family...

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