Shortage of Medical supplies nationwide

There is a critical shortage of Medical supplies in public health facilities across the country.  Ministry of Health C.E.O Ramon Figueroa confirmed over the phone today that there is a shortage in bandages, gauze and syringes.  Figueroa says that the Ministry has been facing...

More cases of H1N1 reported in Belize

Two additional confirmed cases of the H1N1 virus were reported in Belize City yesterday. That now brings the total confirmed cases to five. On Friday, the Ministry of Health confirmed three positive cases of HINI Influenza in the Corozal District. The cases included two males who...

M.O.H  SHUTS DOWN 4 PHARMACIES, more to follow

The Ministry of Health has closed down four pharmacies in the Cayo and Stan Creek District and many more are expected to be shut down. According to reports, the Ministry of Health has been conducting inspections throughout the country. During inspections they found four...

FREE Medical Services to 4 Villages

The Ministry of Health in Collaboration with Path Light International is offering free medical services to Villages in the Cayo South.  According to Rose Anderson from the Ministry of Health the free medical services will be offered for the entire week up until Friday morning....

Ministry of Health speaks about measles

Last month, the Ministry of Health issued an advisory that there is a reported case of measles in neighboring country Guatemala. The Ministry of Health has heightened its action plan to try and prevent the contagious disease from making a re- emergence in the country of Belize...

 Belize on the lookout for Measles after case reported in Guatemala

The Ministry of Health says it was recently alerted to a positive case of Measles in Guatemala, imported from Germany.   Measles is a highly infectious viral disease but is also a vaccine-preventable disease. This disease has not been reported in Belize since 1991 but the number...