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Rotary Club Facilitates Orthopaedic Clinics

Scoliosis, osteoporosis hip fractures, and rheumatoid arthritis are among a long list of orthopedic diseases that affect adults. In the case of young children, they are affected by flatfeet; toe [...]

Severe Cases Referred Overseas for Specialized Treatment

For the severe cases that require medical treatment overseas, the children are transferred to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Saint Louis, Missouri where they are provided free medical care. [...]

Mental Health Stakeholders Participate in Workshop

More and more persons in the Jewel are living with mental health conditions, particularly in the elderly population. Today, a mental health and ageing workshop was held at the Belize [...]

Specialized Care for Elderly Persons is a Focus

Another setback says Nurse Eleanor Bennett is that Belize does not have the trained persons in geriatric psychology and health care that should be provided to those elderly persons that [...]

Healthy Living: Emergency Apps by Red Cross

With the hurricane season upon us, the Belize Red Cross has released two new emergency apps that are tailored to meet the needs of the country. The first app basically [...]

EMTs Train in Belize City

About four hundred and fifty technicians are trained to provide emergency medical services throughout the country via BERT, the Belize Emergency Response Team. Their skills on how to manage an [...]

Western Regional Hospital Finally Receives New Ambulance

The Ministry of Health has been plagued by ambulance complaints; hospitals either don’t have ambulances or the ones that they do have aren’t working properly. The list of reports about [...]

Healthy Living Looks at Hypertension Control

World Hypertension Day is celebrated annually on May seventeenth. This year, the Pan American Health Organization and the World Health Organization are urging that you pay more attention to blood [...]

Dangriga Resident Myrick Caliz Needs Medical Assistance

A well-known Dangriga resident is seeking public assistance for medical attention. Myrick ‘Micro’ Caliz met in an accident at the end of May and was severely injured. He has since [...]

Medical Mission in Belize Courtesy Anglican Diocese

A U.S. medical mission is in Belize currently providing free medical attention to Belize City residents. The mission was invited for the second time by the Anglican Diocese and is [...]

Third Victim in Motorcycle Crash in the South Succumbs

The third person who was involved in a motorcycle accident last week has died. Twenty-six year old Lucita Chun, who received a large cut to the forehead, was hospitalized in [...]

Healthy Living Visits a Karate Summer Camp

Within the next few weeks, students countrywide will be out for summer break. Of course, the children are looking forward to the break, the parents, though…not so much. If you’re [...]

Thousands Walked the Walk for Cancer!

Cancer has touched the lives of almost every Belizean in some way – and on Saturday thousands united to raise awareness of the deadly disease. It was a massive show [...]

World Tobacco Day Celebrated Locally

The National Drug Abuse Control Council marked World No Tobacco Day with an all day exhibition in Belize City. Every year, May thirty first is observed around the world to [...]

The Annual Cancer Walk Takes Place on Saturday…Will You Be There?

If you haven’t made up your mind as yet as to whether you’ll be waking up early Saturday morning to join the thousands of participants of the Annual Cancer Walk [...]

Annual Cancer Care Symposium Held in Belize

During the month of May, the Belize Cancer Society annually holds events to bring attention to cancer. The society and its partners held the annual cancer care symposium in Belize [...]

Healthy Living Takes a Look art Yoga and Technology

No time to get to the gym, no babysitter to watch the kids while you squeeze in some exercise. Then, this segment of Healthy Living is just for you. Tonight [...]

Nurses Host Annual Conference

Nurses from across the country gathered in the city for the culmination of Nurses Week at their annual nurses’ conference. While the health system is one that is often under [...]

Yoga Seminar Kicks Off in Belize City

A first of its kind yoga workshop will be held this coming weekend in Belize City at the Om Shanti Center for Yoga and Healing Arts on Princess Margaret Drive [...]

Healthy Living: Therapy – the Best Approach to Control Emotion

In our day to day lives, we experience a wide range of emotions. Some of us have very strong support systems to deal with challenging times; but some try hard [...]

MOH Investigates Death of Student

A young girl died on Tuesday at the K.H.M.H., and it has resulted in a minor panic at the school she attended. Five year old Stella Maris student Veronica Cal [...]

Healthy Living Looks at Lupus

May is Lupus Awareness Month. As a part of the commemoration people living with lupus, or ‘luppies’ as they are called, are trying to educate the wider public about this [...]

Romy Badillo Passes Away in Guatemala

At about three o’clock today veteran seaman and well-known Belizean Romaldo “Romy” Badillo passed away in Guatemala. It is tragic news for his family and many friends who have been [...]

Hygienic Practices for Makeup Users on Healthy Living

Okay Ladies, it’s time to pull out those cosmetic bags and look over the products on your night stand. If you’ve had skin problems on your face; the culprit may [...]

Administrator Comments on Rodent Infestation at Western Regional Hospital

In Monday’s newscast we showed you the food storage area at the Western Regional Hospital. The condition of that room, complete with rat infestation and just generally nastiness, came to [...]