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Caller Suffers Massive Heart Attack On-Air

It was not unusual for sixty-seven-year-old Keith Swift to call in and participate in the Wake Up Belize Morning Vibes on Krem Radio.  On Monday morning, the Mosul Street resident [...]

Belize Monitoring Coronavirus Outbreak

The Ministry of Health here in Belize is monitoring the outbreak of new Chinese corona virus. The virus has infected hundreds since the outbreak began in Wuhan, China, in December. [...]

M.O.H. Minister Meets with Nursing Task Force

The Nursing Task Force says that no agreement was reached on critical issues during a meeting with Ministry of Health officials on Monday. Health Minister Pablo Marin, along with C.E.O. [...]

M.O.H. and the Nurses Task Force Meet

There was a meeting this morning at the Ministry of Health in Belmopan. The Nurses Task Force has been at odds with the Ministry on a number of issues. According [...]

No to Medical Waste in San Antonio

Over the weekend, residents of San Antonio Village in Toledo District held a protest during which they strongly objected to the disposal of medical waste in a pit dug behind [...]

Healthy Living: 2020 Diet Rankings

If it is your new year’s commitment to eat better or lose weight, tonight’s Healthy Living has some helpful information for you. You’ll find out what health experts say are [...]

M.O.H. Responds to Reports of Medical Waste Dump in San Antonio

Earlier this week, you heard a resident of San Antonio Village complain about the burning of medical waste in the village. That resident told us that the matter has been [...]

HIV Meds Available in Belize

Director of Health Services Doctor Marvin Manzanero told News Five today that the final batch of anti-retroviral medicine will arrive in the country by the end of the month.  This [...]

Director of Health Services Responds to Nursing Task Force

The Nursing Task Force has given the Ministries of Health and Public Service less than a week to respond to their concerns to stop the escalation of tensions. On Thursday, [...]

M.O.H. Will Respond to Nursing Task Force

The Public Service Union has weighed in on the matter.  The union expresses solidarity with the Nursing Task Force and the Nurses Association of Belize. The P.S.U. says that the [...]

Nursing Task Force Vex with Ministries of Health and Public Service

The Nurses Task Force today fired off a one-page press statement calling out the ministries of Health and Public Services for acting in bad faith.  The release says that the [...]

Nurses Association Wants 5 Issues Addressed

The Nurses Association of Belize wants five issues addressed with urgency and effectiveness. These issues, according to Spencer, include the urgent filling of the Post for Deputy Director Health Services [...]

“Nursing Has Been in Constant Degradation”

The Task Force is also asking the ministries to address the critical issue of a shortage of nurses that is negatively affecting the delivery of quality health care services to [...]

Nursing Task Force Warns of ‘Escalation of Tension’

The Nursing Task Force is calling on the respective ministries to respond in writing to all correspondences sent within the next five days to avoid escalation of tension within the [...]

Healthy Living: Benefits of Therapy

If you had a problem with learning how to eat healthily, you’d seek the advice of a nutritionist. If you’ve been exercising but not achieving the results you want, you’d [...]

A Caye Caulker Resident Needs O-negative Blood

There is a public plea that can make a difference in the quality of life of a thirty-three-year-old man. Damian Alamina is suffering from a condition that causes haemorrhaging. He [...]

San Antonio Resident Claims that Medical Waste is Making Them Sick

Some residents in San Antonio, Toledo are alleging that burning of medical waste is making them sick. According to them, particularly those who reside near the San Antonio Polyclinic, the [...]

Area Rep. Oscar Requeña Calls on G.O.B. to Address the Waste Issue

The Toledo West Area Representative, Oscar Requeña is also taking on the issue. According to Requeña, some twelve families are being severely affected by the burning of medical waste in [...]

Fire Victim Elena Reina Still Hospitalized at the K.H.M.H.

Fire victim Elena Reina remains hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. in a critical, but stable condition. The thirty-three-year-old mother of three was sleeping inside a house on Flamboyant Street on January [...]

K.H.M.H.—a Certified Mother-Baby Friendly Medical Facility

Still of the matter of babies, at the maternity ward of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, there are posters and signs promoting the importance of breastfeeding. So much so that [...]

Healthy Living: Healthy Holiday Eating

The Christmas countdown has begun. In less than a week, we’ll all be indulging in the Christmas merriment, which includes lots of deliciously rich food. Christmas is surely no time [...]

A new truck for the manatees!

Today the Sea to Shore Alliance received a brand new truck for the manatees. The seventeen thousand U.S.D. truck and its trailer will be used to transport manatees. The manatee [...]

A BDF is injured in a freak accident as he cleans an M16

A B.D.F. soldier had to be rushed for medical treatment to the Southern Regional  Hospital  after sustaining injuries in a freak and dangerous accident. Twenty -one year old soldier, Macario [...]

Forensics Department Provides Update on Annie Young’s Case

The disappearance of Anisha Young one year ago, continues to raise more questions than answers and her loved ones are no closer to finality on her whereabouts or that of [...]

No Familial Permission Necessary to Send Samples Outside for DNA Testing

According to Cho, there is still an option available should the Young family intend to pursue an independent D.N.A. test elsewhere.  He pointed out as well that all samples are [...]