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4-Year-Old Boy Bitten by Dog is Hospitalized

A four-year-old baby boy is hospitalized after he was bitten by a dog in the Lake Independence area.  Police say that on Sunday around three in the afternoon, Ellis Ortiz [...]

223 New Cases of HIV in Belize Reported for 2017

The latest HIV statistics have been released and according to the Ministry of Health report; in 2017, there were a higher number of infections among males than in females. Of [...]

Can You Help Baby Nelson Tabora?

On Wednesday night, we showed you the touching story of baby Nelson Tabora in Bella Vista. The twenty-three-month-old baby is suffering from a condition called Hydrocephalus where cerebrospinal fluid is [...]

Healthy Living: Mindfulness Meets High Intensity Exercise

A mix of two very different fitness trends: mindfulness and high intensity workouts, is making a hit in Belize. That’s what we found in one gym.  Tonight in Healthy Living [...]

Baby Nelson Tavora Needs Urgent Surgery to Treat His Hydrocephalus Condition

A baby boy in Bella Vista needs your help. His family is trying to get funds for him to undergo much needed surgery. Nelson Javier Tavora was born almost two [...]

Health Minister Comments on Corozal Baby’s Untimely Death

An investigation into the untimely death of eleven-week-old baby boy Dion Woodeye Junior is currently underway. The investigation was launched by the Ministry of Health after the baby died at [...]

M.O.H. Investigates the Death of Corozal Baby Boy

The Ministry of Health has begun investigating the untimely death of eleven-week-old baby boy, Dion Woodeye Junior.  The baby died at the Corozal Community Hospital on December thirty-first, 2018. His [...]

M.O.H. Says If There was Negligence, Family Can Seek Redress

According to Doctor Manzanero, if the investigation reveals some level of negligence on behalf of the hospital’s staff, the culpable person or persons will be held accountable.   On the [...]

Baby Tevin’s Remarkable Road to Recovery

A toddler who was hit by a vehicle driven by a Gang Suppression Unit officer has beaten the odds. While two-year-old Tevin Cacho remains hospitalized, his prognosis is good and [...]

Some Elective Surgeries on Hold – Blood Shortage in Blood Banks

There is a shortage of blood supply and some elective surgeries will be put on hold because of low blood banks. Today, when we spoke with Director of Health Services [...]

Medication Shortage? M.O.H. Says That There Are Options Available

A couple months ago, we reported on the growing concerns about certain brands of medication not available in country due to measures implemented by the Ministry of Health in 2018. [...]

Corozal Couple Blames Hospital for Son’s Death

Corozal couple Leah Miller and Dion Woodeye Senior brought in the New Year mourning the loss of their eleven-week old son, Dion Junior. They say they took their son to [...]

Meet Jayelle – First Born Baby of 2019 in Belize

Here is an uplifting story. A twenty-eight-year-old first-time mother welcomed her bundle of joy as the first baby to be born in Belize at the start of 2019. Clarissa Williams [...]

Public Health Advisories on Mercury in Fish and a Product Recall

Two public health advisories have been issued by the Ministry of Health in respect to the detection of mercury in fish and the recall of a Del Monte canned product. [...]

BHPL is Certified in Hemo-Dialysis Treatment

A team of nurses and medical practitioners at Belize Healthcare Partners Limited has been certified in the field of hemo-dialysis treatment.  The accreditation follows an offer that was extended by [...]

A Big Day for Dialysis Treatment in Belize

Today marks the culmination of that process.  For Gomez, it is a momentous occasion because the unit that they have put together at BHPL is being internationally recognized.   Ingrid [...]

Healthy Living: Health Gifts

For many of us Christmas feels like a time of indulgence. There’s lots of food, lots of drinks and lots spending. We’re sure many of you are still struggling to [...]

Menstrual Hygiene Management and You!

Many girls and women face difficulties with managing their menstruation safely.  Aside from existing taboos, the ability for women and girls to manage their periods is affected by several factors [...]

Healthy Living: Autism Awareness Seminar

It’s disabilities week in Belize. There are a lot of initiatives that are ongoing to help the public and parents of children with disabilities to understand the complexities of being [...]

A Day of Testing at Stella Maris During Disability Week

Disability Week is being celebrated countrywide and in Belize City today, a special clinic was being held at Stella Maris where children with learning disabilities, including dyslexia, were being examined [...]

MOH Launches School Mental Health Literacy Project Training

The Ministry of Health kicked off its Mental School Health Literacy project. A training of trainers’ three-day workshop, in partnership with PAHO and the Ministry of Education, aims to help [...]

Know Your Status

World AIDS Day is celebrated globally on December first; the occasion is used to encourage persons to get tested and prevent the disease.  On this the thirtieth anniversary, there are [...]

B.D.F. Private Fidel Williams Taken to Merida (by Bus?)

There is an update tonight on the health of B.D.F. private Fidel Williams. While on duty, Williams fell from the deteriorating pier at the Sarstoon Forward Operating Base on November [...]

Health Minister Marin Says NHI Being Rolled Out

On Friday, during the Sitting of the House of Representatives, Cayo South Area Representative Julius Espat took on Health Minister Pablo Marin. Espat challenged Marin over the lack of medical [...]

What Can Parliamentarians Do to End Aids

“What Can Parliamentarians Do to End Aids?” That was the question surrounding a forum hosted today by the Pan Caribbean Partnership Against HIV/Aids and the National Aids Commission in Belize [...]