Minister of Health Pablo Marin handed over 6 new ambulances to regional health clinics across the country. The handing over took place this morning at the Ministry of Health Parking Lot in Belmopan and is as a result of the Ministry’s goal to enhance a sustainable and effective health system throughout the country. Approval for the purchases of the vehicle were given in August of this year and the ambulances were purchased from Caribbean Motors at $75,000 each with $262,500 of the total payment made from the Dangriga Primary Care Provider account. The ambulances will be placed across the different regions, namely: Punta Gorda, San Antonio, Independence, Dangriga, Orange Walk and San Ignacio/Benque. The regional managers and administrators of the polyclinics and hospitals were on hand to receive the vehicles.