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Feb 5, 2016

Belizean Featured for Fight Against Cancer

World Cancer Day was celebrated on Thursday; the news in Belize is that a staggering number of persons are affected with cancer and that figure is on an upward trend. The World Health Organization has released a video in which it shows the plight of a woman from Belize, who has been afflicted with the disease as well as the compelling stories of others from Jamaica, the Philippines and Uganda. The W.H.O. wants to raise awareness as well as promote  international cooperation to complement domestic resources and efforts, to battle non-communicable diseases and related targets in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  Here is that message:


{World Health Organization’s Feature on World Cancer Day…”}

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