The Government of Belize has constructed two health centers which will serve the residents of Sarteneja, San Pedro and Cristo Rey Villages located in the Corozal District. The health centers were constructed at a little over $1.7 million dollars. The Minister of Health, Pablo Marin, told the media that it is a dream come through.
According to a press release, the additional health centers are part of Belize’s strategic direction towards improving universal access and coverage to health among the most vulnerable populations. Additionally, the achievement is a step closer towards achieving Goal 3 of the Sustainable Development Goals, Good Health and Well-being.