Health

  • Classes disrupted by Pink Eye

    The outbreak of conjunctivitis or pink eye originated in the Corozal District and has since spread across the country. In Belize City, pink eye has disrupted many schools with a number...

  • Pink Eye causing problems for BERT

    Belize Emergency Response Team, BERT, has announced that conjunctivitis or pink eye is affecting its capabilities. A statement from BERT states quote, “the organization is currently being impacted by the ongoing...

  • World Mental Health Day

    Today Belize joined the international community in commemorating World Mental Health Day. The day is observed on October 10 every year, with the overall objective of raising awareness of mental health...

  • Caribbean Midwife Association trains Belizean mid-wives

    A two-day workshop was held today at the Belize Biltmore Plaza, where 20 mid-wives were trained in competency- based education. Among those taking the workshop are midwifery trainers and Deputy Director...

  • 3,000 cases of pink eye reported in Belize

    Conjunctivitis or pink eye continues to rise. The outbreak was first noted in the Corozal District and now the number of cases has increased in the Belize District, which up to...

  • Is the high incidents of pink eye causing price gouging?

    Conjunctivitis or pink eye is still on the rise and the price for pink eye related medication is as well. Last week, reports surfaced that several pharmacies across the country increased...

  • Pharmaceutical facilities will now require a license to conduct business

    All pharmaceutical facilities will now be required to possess a Ministry of Health certificate of Registration License in order to provide pharmacy services to the public. A Statutory Instrument of the...

  • Residents of Roaring Creek Village receive free medical care

    A team from the US is in Roaring Creek Village offering free medical services. Fem Cruz tells us more. Fem Cruz, Love FM “In their desire to use their skills to...

  • Over a thousand cases of pink eye reported in Belize

    Last week, the Ministry of Health issued a release warning that conjunctivitis cases, more commonly known as pink eye, is on the rise. The release went on to advise the public...

  • Pharmacists take center stage

    Today is being observed as World Pharmacy Day. This was an initiative of the International Pharmaceutical Federation, which felt it was necessary to bring awareness to pharmacies and the positive benefits...

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