Health & Science

Mental Health Association Says Forensic Taskforce Should be the Primary

In recent months Belize has seen many cases of mental health patients being mishandled which
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Manatee Man and Dr. Rachel Graham of Belize make the

Jamal Galves, known as the Manatee Man, and marine conservation scientist, Dr. Rachel Graham are
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The Forest Department embarks on a Fire Prevention and Control

The Forest Department is working to strengthen its fire prevention and protection efforts during Belize’s
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Young Parents Get Ready to Welcome Triplets at the KHMH

Twenty-Four-Year-Old, Jennifer Alberto, was in high spirits this morning as she prepared to deliver her
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Corozal Conservation Groups Raise Concern Over Mangrove Clearing

The Corozal Town Council in a press release yesterday announced that it passed a resolution
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Ministry of Public Utilities announces the winner of its high

 The Ministry of Public Utilities and Energy has announced the winners of its short video
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Natural Resources Minister discusses dredging in Caye Caulker

 Residents of Caye Caulker sounded the alarm recently over reports that a water taxi company
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Paul Thompson to become CEO in the Ministry of Natural

Former PUP Senator and Albert standard bearer, Paul Thompson is the incoming Chief Executive Officer
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Belize continues to support Taiwan’s participation at the WHO level

The Government of Belize and the Ministry of Health & Wellness have today issued a statement of support to Taiwan
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Ministry of Sustainable Development Wants to Tackle Climate Change Crisis

The Government of Belize is looking to fortify its efforts to combat the adverse effects
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GOB Looking to Become More Innovative in the Energy Sector

Minister Orlando Habet also signalled that Belize will need to become more self-sufficient in the
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UB Inaugurates State of the Art Chemistry Lab

 The University of Belize officially opened the Hummingbird Analytical Laboratory which will be used to
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PG Hospital gets new ambulances from the U.S. Government

Punta Gorda Hospital has received two new ambulances, thanks to the Government of the United
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National Forensic Science Service of Belize Gets Two New Labs

The National Forensic Science Service of Belize (NFSS) inaugurated two laboratory spaces geared at improving
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UNDP supports GOB’s Digital Inclusion Grant Programme

The Government of Belize has received ICT equipment from the United Nations Development Program to
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Doctor Shares Experience of Domestic Abuse

Belize City resident, Dr. Anges Joseph has boldly taken to social media to share her
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This is Dr Kenton Hernandez’s Defence

Yesterday, CEO of the Ministry of Health and Wellness Dr Julio Sabido confirmed to reporters
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GCF Greenlights Grant to Enhance Climate Risk Management

The Green Climate Fund has approved a Project Preparation Facility  application for a project titled,
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Will the KHMH Finally Get a New CT Scan?

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is looking to procure a CT Scan machine for
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MOHW Works On Improving Central Medical Stores

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is also planning on housing all medical supplies and
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Team Belize get accolades for robotics and STEM challenges abroad

The students at Belize High School are making a big splash in international competitions. The
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Health Minister says Availability of Medications at Public Health Facilities

The public has been raising complaints about the lack of medication at several public healthcare
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MOHW Investigate Doctor at Independence Polyclinic Who Refused to Treat

The Ministry of Health and Wellness continues to investigate the doctor from the Independence Polyclinic
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Minister of Health says COVID-19 numbers are decreasing

 COVID-19 cases continue to see a decrease in numbers, according to Minister of Health Kevin
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U.S. Embassy Donates Medical Supplies to MOHW

The U.S. Embassy in Belize has also provided a donation of medical equipment, which will
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Taiwan donates satellite equipment for fisheries safety to Belize

The Ministry of the Blue Economy has received satellite equipment and a tracking monitoring system,
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Sustainable Development Minister discusses ministry priorities during Cabinet retreat

Yesterday, we reported on Prime Minister John Briceño’s Cabinet retreat. He and his ministers paid
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What is Happening to the Water in Alta Vista Village?

The villagers of Alta Vista Village, Stann Creek are expressing great concerns about the current
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Fire in Alta Vista is a critical safety reminder, says

Earlier in the week we told you about nineteen-year-old Valeriano Pop. He is the Bella
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Forensic Specialists from New Jersey Assist the NFSS With Cold

A team of forensic science specialists is in Belize assisting the Crimes Investigation Branch of
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Belize assumes the Pro Tempore Presidency of CCAD

Belize has assumed the Pro Tempore Presidency of the Central American Commission on Environment and
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Medical Electives Belize gives back to the San Ignacio Poly

The staff at the San Ignacio Poly-Clinic is now better able to treat patients thanks
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New Medical Facility to be Constructed in San Pedro Town

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed this morning between the Government of Belize and the
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Update on CITCO’s Plan for Electric Bus

In June of this year, the Government of Belize will receive the first fleet of
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Belize Coders Academy Launch App Development Course

Belize Coders Academy is now accepting enrollment for The Complete Android App Development Course. The
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MOHW Warns Public Against Public Misinformation

Last week the Ministry of Health and Wellness issued a release warning the public against
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The Latest on COVID in Belize

As for the latest COVID-19 statistics. Dr Diaz explained that the country has experienced six
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BTB monitoring and vigilant about COVID-19 numbers in China

As Belize continues to make best efforts to attract tourists from the European market, we
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Toledo Teenager Receive Severe Burns After Explosion and Poor Treatment

A teenager from Bella Vista Village, Toledo experienced a life-threatening situation when the garbage at
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MOHW Launches Investigation into Reports of Ill-Treatment at the Independence

The Director of Public Health and Wellness in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Dr.
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Christmas Gatherings Contribute to Rise in Covid-19 Cases

The Ministry of Health and Wellness reports that two hundred twenty-eight new cases of Covid-19
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NAB President Says Belizeans are Still Getting their Covid-19 Shot

The Ministry of Health and Wellness continues to encourage the public to get their Covid-19
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Nurses Association of Belize Receive Donation of Medical Supplies

The Nurses Association of Belize received various medical supplies today donated by a Belizean non-profit
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CRC’s Jonathan Triminio featured in Forbes

It’s not everyday someone from Belize gets featured in Forbes Magazine and for research biologist,
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Garbage is mounting on Plues Street

It’s unsanitary and a significant health hazard. That’s what attorney-at-law Norman Rodriguez has called the
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PAHO rep says vaccines will continue to help Belize

The Pan American Health Organisation (PAHO) has long advocated for vaccines in Belize. Since officially
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Ministry of Health continues appeal for Belizeans to get their

Continue to get tested and take all your shots… that’s what the Ministry of Health
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Numbers of people getting their COVID shots are falling off

People are not going out to get their COVID-19 shots and the Ministry of Health
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Ministry of Health and Wellness received medical supplies from the

The Ministry of Health and Wellness this morning several pieces of medical supplies, thanks to
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Belize Borders Remain Test-Free

As Covid-19 numbers increase in Belize, so do the number of cases in neighbouring countries
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Belize Records RSV Cases

Then there are confirmed cases of Respiratory syncytial (sin-SISH-uhl) virus, or RSV, which is a
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The Japanese Government and UNICEF donate cold chain equipment to

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is now better equipped to store vaccines thanks to
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COVID-19 Numbers Are Back Up

Health officials are closely monitoring the number of new COVID-19 cases. That’s because the ministry
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Belize Government receives accolades for restructuring the Bond

The Government of Belize has received the award for Sovereign Restructuring Deal of the Year.
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DOE Rejects Port of Belize Port Expansion Project

This evening, the Department of the Environment has announced that it will not be giving
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Is COVID-19 back on the rise?

Tonight, health officials are closely monitoring the recent spike in COVID-19 cases. That’s because the
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MOHW Says No Mask Mandate this Holiday Season

While the Ministry of Health and Wellness is not expecting another major outbreak of the
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MOHW is working to keep its Belize’s medical professionals in

And as you heard, the ministry is not recommending a return of a face-mask mandate,
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Medical Supply Shortage Should Improve by Next Tender Cycle

Minister of Health and Wellness, Kevin Bernard, also addressed the claims of a continuous shortage
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Belmopan has a new poly-clinic

Residents of Belmopan and surrounding communities will now have better access to healthcare through the
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Non-Communicable Diseases: How does Belize tackle them head on?

Non-communicable diseases such as diabetes, cancer and hypertension continue to ravage the Belizean population. The
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MBECA holds a Blue Economy Fair

Today, the Ministry of Blue Economy held a Blue Economy Fair in Belize City to
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Minister of Human Development says GOB is serious about tackling

The Government is working to address the needs of mentally challenged persons in Belize, according
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The Inspiration Center Launches Calendar for 2023

The Inspiration Center held its annual calendar launch as part of the activities to commemorate
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Health Fair Held in Belmopan

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is hosting a health fair in Belmopan. The purpose
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Yes for Oil Exploration Down South; No to Land Exploitation

The spokesperson for the MLA and TAA, Cristina Coc, says the Maya Communities are not
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The Public Service Workers’ Trust launches health care programs for

The members of the Integrity Commissioner have been sworn in by Dame Froyla Tzalam, Governor
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BELAIFA and the Kidney Association held their annual health fair

In celebration of Insurance Awareness week, the Belize Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors (BELAIFA)
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The Ministry of Blue Economy to Host Climate Resilience Forum

The Ministry of Blue Economy will host a two-day Climate Resilience Forum. The event will
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Belize continues to work at its energy policy

The Ministry of Public Utilities, Energy, Logistics and E-Governance hosted the second stakeholder consultation on
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How does BEL see itself in distributive generation in the

Belize Electricity Limited says that it has a vested interest in Belize’s energy needs for
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Caye Caulker gets new health facility

Caye Caulker Village has now gotten a new health centre. The community, with an estimated
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Stigma-reduction campaign for mental health launched

The Ministry of Health & Wellness, PAHO/WHO and local NGO, Mind Health Connect Belize are
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Andrew Baird “Steps Away” from KHMHA Union Presidency

There is friction within the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Authority Union. Love News has confirmed
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“Hound of Hell” variant of COVID reported in Mexico; not

 Mexican authorities are reporting several cases of a new variant of COVID-19. An article by
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Minister Bernard speaks on ultimatum from health professionals coalition

The Belize Coalition of Medical Professionals has raised a number of concerns via a press
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Things need to change at the KHMH, says Health Minister

For years, there have been multiple challenges on various fronts at the nation’s flagship public
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MOHW announces HPV testing available at all public health facilities

The Ministry of Health and Wellness says it has achieved a critical milestone in the
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MOHW is hoping access to testing reduces cancer-related stigma

 The Ministry of Health and Wellness reports that cervical cancer is the second most common
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PG Hospital Receives New Lab Equipment

The Punta Gorda Community Hospital in Toledo is now equipped to provide more holistic medical
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Health Minister responds to concerns over shortages of medication

During today’s meeting with the Nurses Association of Belize, representatives of the association and the
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Belizeans’ Mental Health Crumbling Under the Impacts of Lisa

Coping with mental challenges in and of itself is hard and for many people who
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Youths in Punta Gorda Learn how to mitigate effects of

And finally, young men and women in Punta Gorda Town are learning how they can
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Belize celebrates World Diabetes Day

Hundreds of nations across the globe are celebrating today, November 14, as World Diabetes. Each
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CEO of Economic Development shares his thoughts on COP 27

A small delegation of Belizeans is in Egypt for COP 27. The country is hoping
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Fourteen Indicators Identified in Belize to be Used to Monitor

Belize is expecting to become one of the trailblazers in the region in climate change
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Belize Engages in More Talks About Strengthening the Country’s Cybersecurity

Belize commits to being more proactive in safeguarding the country’s cybersecurity. The Minister of State
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Climate Experts Observing US Midterms Election Results

And because the US is a big polluter country, Climate Change experts in the region
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Agriculture Ministry revokes order of areas infected with bird flu

There were no positive cases of influenza. That was the stance of the Belize Poultry
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Why is data important in shaping effective climate policy?

Belize’s efforts to protect its environment remain a focal point of the Government’s national agenda.
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ECLAC Data and Policy Workshop held as COP27 continues in

The workshop, which is being supported by the Economic Commission for Latin American & the
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Belize participates at COP27; Caribbean gov’ts call for swift and

Belize is among several countries participating in the 27th Session of the Conference of the
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BWS – PUBLIC NOTICE – Boil Water Advisory

BWS hereby notifies customer that due to the effects of Hurricane Lisa, noraml water supplies
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Forest Fire at Deep River Forest Reserve

A forest fire is raging in the Deep River Forest Reserve in the Toledo District.
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UDP Shadow Minister of Health speaks on ‘emergency’ at KHMH

Coming off their press conference yesterday, the KHMHA Workers’ Union say that they are now
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Talking about mental health…in the workplace

How’s your mental health today? That’s perhaps a question we should ask ourselves each day.
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The City of Belmopan holds cancer awareness walk

Residents of Belmopan this morning participated in their annual walk for cancer awareness. Correspondent Fem
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Chamber and Trade Unions appear happy on the progress of

The Occupational Safety and Health Bill has been ventilated since 2014 and the proposed law
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Belize participates in 3-day exchange on universal health coverage in

Representatives of health sectors across the Caribbean, including Belize, are in St. Lucia participating in
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KHMHA Union Says the Hospital Is Falling Apart

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Authority Union is sounding the alarm and is bringing to
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