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Dialysis Center a real possibility!
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Dialysis Center a real possibility!

Dialysis Center a real possibility! Jose Cruz, Emerson Gill, Dr. Wayne Trebbin, Ms. Carolyn McTeague and Dr. Peter Allen. Dialysis patients in Belize may soon have a much desired state-of-the-art dialysis center says Dr. Peter Allen, the CEO in the Ministry of Health. A fact-finding visit from a US based […]

Water pipes to the rescue!
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Water pipes to the rescue!

NEMO and the Belize City Council worked to run a pipline long enough to douse a garbage dump fire.Amidst smoke caused by smouldering garbage, members of the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) and the Belize City Council worked all day Thursday, May 21 to run a pipline long enough to […]

TAMIFLU vaccines are here, thanks to WHO
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TAMIFLU vaccines are here, thanks to WHO

Thanks to the diligence and generosity of the World Health Organization TamifluThanks to the diligence and generosity of the World Health Organization, Belize has been given a shipment of Tamiflu medication worth $100,000 to help fight the H1N1 influenze virus. Dr. Beverly Barnett, PAHO/WHO country representative in Belize, made the […]

New concepts of health care coming from Taiwan workshop
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New concepts of health care coming from Taiwan workshop

What are these concepts?Ms. Guadalupe Longsworth, Northern Regional Hospital Administrator, returned to Belize on April 9 after completing a two-week workshop on Healthcare Management in the Republic of China (Taiwan). Guadalupe Longsworth, Hospital AdministratorThe workshop aimed to teach participants new concepts on healthcare management, particularly as they relate to the […]

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Over 5,000 village residents to enjoy improved health services in Toledo

finially health care for our southern residents Some 5,405 residents of 18 remote villages in the Toledo District now have access to quality primary health care thanks to the opening of two new satellite health centres in Santa Anna and Big Falls Villages. Both centres were officially inaugurated on Friday, […]

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War on Diabetes: Let it begin!

Belize City A group of Belizeans have taken over the Belize Diabetes Association and have vowed to do more to reduce the prevalence of diabetes in Belize and to make live easier for those living with diabetes. Under the leadership of Anthony Castillo, Sharon Frazer, Barbara Johnson, Major Charles Good […]

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Public’s monies missing who is responsible?

William Ysaguirre – Staff reporter The government of Belize and in the end Belizean taxpayers, will foot the bill for any shortfall in monies owed by the Development Finance Corporation (D.F.C.) to the Social Security Board (S.S.B.). Financial secretary, Carla Barnett, disclosed this outcome when she testified before the fifth […]

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