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Healthy Living Looks at Teenage Pregnancy

Teenage pregnancy is not just a health concern for the nation; it is also a human rights issue.  Each and every child has the right to achieve their full potential [...]

Healthy Living: Is Violence the Answer to Disciplining Children?

The debate on whether or not parents should spank their children has been raging for decades. And not just in Belize, but all over the world. For years, children rights [...]

Tumor Patient Efrain Alvarado Needs Your Assistance for Treatment

The family of eleven year old Efrain Alvarado needs your help. He was first hospitalized back in October for chest pains and was later diagnosed with a minor tumor, for [...]

Healthy Living: Diabetes and Vision

Globally, it is estimated that half the people living with type two diabetes don’t know it.  Even though type-two diabetes may remain undetected for years, it still poses a great [...]

8 Year Old Cancer Patient Needs Your Help

An eight year old Roaring Creek student, Al-Dane Moro, and his mother, Latoya Lennon, are tonight asking for help.  Moro was diagnosed back in August of 2014 with stage three [...]

Fake Red Potatoes Discovered in San Ignacio

There is a disturbing report tonight about those red Irish potatoes. Earlier this week, a resort owner in the Cayo District purchased potatoes at a vegetable stall in San Ignacio [...]

…BAHA Issues Food Safety Alert and Commences Investigation

Late this evening, BAHA and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Agriculture issued a food safety alert informing the public of the troubling find of the tainted Irish potatoes.  News [...]

Healthy Living takes a look at Screening for Cervical Cancer

World Cancer Day was celebrated on February fourth around the world to raise awareness on the detection, prevention as well as treatment of cancer.  Locally, cervical cancer is one of [...]

World Cancer Day, Meet the Survivors

Around the globe activities were held today to bring attention to the issue of cancer. “Cancer Control-Not Beyond Us” is the theme that resonated throughout the activities that encourage its [...]

Fundraising Effort for Ten-Year-Old Cancer Patient

Ten year old Cleyon Marage Junior is on the road to recover, but he still needs your help to make it to his schedule monthly chemo appointments in Merida. You [...]

Healthy Living Looks at Breaking Bad Habits

Breaking a bad habit is hard; equally difficult is creating a new habit. Once habits become automatic it feels like we’re just wired to do the things we do. While, [...]

Medical Waste Discarded in Ladyville has Residents Outraged

Which of Belize City’s medical facilities dumped hazardous medical waste on a heavily trafficked road in Ladyville? At this point nobody knows. All that is certain is that on Tuesday [...]

K.H.M.H. C.E.O. Gives Update on Case of Lucia Martinez

Most Belizeans, or at least those who watch the news, are likely family with the case of Lucia Martinez. Eighteen year old Martinez had her first child at the K.H.M.H. [...]

Hepatitis Outbreak in the West

Today, the Ministry of Health is working to contain a localized outbreak of Hepatitis A at a government school in Buena Vista, Cayo. According to reports, there was one case [...]

Why Did the Cleopatra White Health Center Close Down on Friday?

Last week Friday, the Cleopatra White Polyclinic closed its doors and sent waiting patients home. That’s because there was somebody waiting for attention with an open abscess which ruptured right [...]

What’s the Deal with the Deputy Director of Health Services?

And from matters of health and infection to matters of internal politics…Doctor Allen has certainly seen his share of controversy and contention. Right now he’s dealing with a vacant post [...]

From Internal Politics to Corruption…C.E.O. on Health Audits

And from internal politics to corruption…last year after audits of the Punta Gorda Polyclinic and the Dangriga Polyclinic administrators of both were let go. The audits allegedly turned up evidence [...]

K.H.M.H. Opens a Breast Cancer Diagnosis Unit

Just a couple weeks ago the K.H.M.H. benefitted from the donation of two cell saver machines from Spine Overseas, and today the institution’s international partners came through again. Through ongoing [...]

A Look at Rotary’s Gift of Life Program

The Rotary Club of Belize’s Gift of Life Program is well received by families whose loved ones suffer from congenital disease. The program is the flagship initiative of the Club [...]

Baby Mia Needs Your Help

The family of a fourteen month old infant is seeking help from the public to cover costs for much needed medical attention that the baby girl needs. Mia was diagnosed [...]

Organization Assists Kids Living with Cancer

Working to assist the family is the organization, A Thousand Smiles For Cleyon – Every Child Deserves a Miracle which was founded by Michelle Rudon. Rudon and several other professionals [...]

Healthy Living Looks at a New Secret to Perfect Skin

If you follow health or beauty trends, you should have definitely noticed a growing movement that champions common everyday foods as the new secret to better looking skin. To clarify [...]

K.H.M.H. C.E.O. Speaks On Lucia Martinez Case

The case of eighteen year old Hattieville resident Lucia Martinez is distasteful and disturbing. The young girl gave birth to her first child recently at the K.H.M.H. She claims that [...]

Investigation Has Been Concluded

Coye reiterates that corrective measures to address what could have led to the event have been implemented, and they will meet with Lucia Martinez and her family as necessary to [...]

K.H.M.H. Hosts Belize Spinal Team

The words Belize Spine Program don’t immediately ring a bell, but there are Belizeans today who would not be walking without it. It was born in 2010 out of a [...]