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The Belize Cancer Society of California works in Belize

The Belize Cancer Society of California, USA has once again visited Belize to make a much needed donation to the Cancer Society there.  Arlette Pilgrim, President of The Belize Cancer Society of California visited the town of San Pedro and […]

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Belize on high alert for Chik-v, 1200 suspected cases

Salvadoran health officials are on high alert after discovering that chikungunya is suspected in Salvador. Regional news reports quote Salvadoran Health Minister Violeta Menjivar has said that she suspects

Belize launches strategic plan to fight NCDs

Belize officials say than an official blueprint of the Belize Health Sector Strategic Plan and the National Plan of Action for the Prevention and Control of Non-Communicable Diseases

PAHO/WHO and EU supporting Belize in maternal-child health, malaria and dengue control

The Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization(PAHO/WHO), the European Union (EU) and the Ministry of Health have been  working together since February 2014 to strengthen prevention and control

Belize woman dies of “swine flu”

Director of Medical Services, Doctor Michael Pitts of Belize has confirmed that a 29 yr. old woman has died from H1N1 flu there. Commonly referred to as “swine

Capacity Building for health care providers in Belize

Late last year the Country office of the Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO) of Belize, hosted a series of sessions to build capacity and skills for health care providers

Belize field school branching out in its third year

According to reports from the Belize Ministry of Health, The Belize Field School is “a basic concept” and is an excellent example of students working alongside a community

Ministry of Health holds workshop to update Influenza Response Plan

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Council of Minister of Health of Central America (COMISCA) conducted a workshop session with health care professional and other key

Nurses in training at the University of Belize hold educational outreach

Students in their final week of training before leaving to do their practicals at the clinics around Belize, held an educational outreach on Wednesday at the University of

Medical Practice Bill Finally Reaches National Assembly

Hon. Pablo Marin, Minister of Health, is receiving praises in the medical community for being true to his word. Minister Marin promised medical practitioners that his number one

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