Municipal Authorities to get training on ZIKA Virus Response

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In related news, Municipal Authorities in Belize will be receiving training on a ZIKA Virus Response. In response to the Zika virus outbreak in the region, the Ministry of Local Government, the Ministry of Health, Belize Mayors’ Association, UNICEF, and PAHO have partnered up and organized an on-site training in Belize city for municipal authorities. The training started Thursday 7th April. Participants in this training will review lessons learned from other countries’ effort, study the global Zika Virus Risk Communication and Community Engagement Guide, undertake field research, and formulate work plans which are to be implemented in their respective communities.  On the last day of the training, the participants will develop the Prevention Risk Communication and Community Engagement Municipal Plans for their own communities. The work plan developed by the participants at the end of the training will be implemented by municipalities all over Belize.

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