Health and Wellness Minister Kevin Bernard confirmed to Love News that several vacant posts began officially operating last week. Dr Melissa Diaz is now the Director of Public Health and Wellness while Dr Marvin Manzanero and Dr Jorge Polanco are now the Director of International Cooperation and Director of Hospital Services and Allied Health, respectively. Minister Bernard told us more.
Hon. Kevin Bernard, Minister of Health and Wellness: “We have of our people in place from last week. Dr.Musa as I had mentioned publicly is the Director now of Public Health and Wellness and Dr.Polanco is the Director of Hospital Service and Allied Health and Dr.Marvin Manzanero is the Director of International Operation. So we have our team in place and we’re now moving forward to ensure that we can continue to provide quality healthcare for the Belizean people.”
Hon. Kevin Bernard, Minister of Health and Wellness: “Just to end this, recall that we had a Deputy DHS, that person becomes the Deputy Hospital Service and Allied Health and there was a post advertised for a Deputy Public Health and Wellness so that’s the only addition that came here to the ministry. We need to make sure that every area has their support so again we’re strengthening the Ministry of Health to at the end of the day to provide quality healthcare for all our Belizeans.”