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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 [...]

Belize City Mother says Cop Attacked Her Son

Allison Broaster is accusing one police officer of using excessive force on her sixteen-year-old son. On Sunday morning, her son was making his way on West Street in Belize City [...]

Mother says Son Needs Urgent Surgery

Broaster says that her son now needs surgery to repair his broken jaw. She says the doctor is charging four thousand dollars.   Allison Broaster, Mother of Victim “I just [...]

Healthy Living looks at the serious problem of obesity among children

Obesity is listed as a chronic illness. Genetics, poor diet, sedentary lifestyle all contribute to being overweight and obese. But obesity can also lead to common diseases: diabetes, hypertension, heart [...]

Healthy Living: Special Olympics National Games

“Let me win! And if I cannot win, let me brave in my attempt.” That is the motto of Special Olympics Belize. This Friday is a big day for the [...]

World AIDS Day 2019: Communities Make the Difference

World AIDS Day is held each year on December first. It is an opportunity to celebrate and support global efforts to prevent new HIV infections, increase HIV awareness and knowledge, [...]

Healthy Living: HIV over 50

December first is World AIDS Day, activities will be held across the country, offering free testing and education on HIV prevention. Over the years, there have been targeted messages for [...]

Belize & Taiwan sign 2 Million US dollar project

This morning Belize and Taiwan signed a project agreement to strengthen the Medical Imaging Services in Belize. The project will benefit three hospitals, and will see improvement in equipment, the [...]

MOH gets four ambulances and two vehicles

The Ministry of Health’s fleet also got a much needed boost. The four ambulances and two vehicles will be used to help improve services in the health sector. Minister of [...]

MOH Still Struggling with Procurement of Anti-retroviral Medication

The procurement of anti-retroviral medication for persons living with HIV/AIDS continues to be an issue for the Ministry of Health. For months the Ministry has been battling with a shortage [...]

Another Suspected Dengue-Related Death of a Student

There is a report that a Xiabe resident and student from Corozal Junior College died after contracted dengue. This is the second student in the past two weeks who has [...]

Mind Health Connect is Officially Launched

Mental health disorders can affect just about any person; the issue took centre stage recently when two persons lost their lives at the hands of persons diagnosed with mental health [...]

Providing Access to Help for Mental Wellness

Martine King says that statistics show that suicides rates are higher than ever, rates of depression and anxiety because attention is not being placed on mental health. The non-profit organization [...]

Healthy Living: Mindfulness, a Way to Improve Your Wellbeing

Stress, anxiety, pain management, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder – that would be a shortlist of all the things that are said to be remedied by the mindfulness practice. [...]

Retired B.D.F. Soldier Myron Martinez Succumbs After Weekend Collision

Retired Belize Defense Force soldier Myron Martinez passed away at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital this afternoon, following a road traffic accident on the Phillip Goldson Highway in the early [...]

BAPDA Hosts a Caregivers’ Training with Team Canada Healing Hands

Team Canada Healing Hands is back in Belize. The organization is working along with the Belize Assembly for Persons with Diverse Abilities to train persons on how to take care [...]

International Radiology Day Celebrated in Belize

International Radiology Day is being celebrated today across the world. In Belize, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, which counts for the largest number of employees attached to a radiology unit, [...]

The Misconception about Radiology

Doctor Barnabe Carrillo also spoke on the misconceptions about radiology and the effects that it can have on patients.   Dr. Barnabe Carrillo, Head Radiologist, K.H.M.H. “It’s real that some [...]

Healthy Living: Bad Habits Affecting Your Teeth

Last week around this time, children were out collecting their fair share of sweets and treats. Now that Halloween is over, it is an excellent time to reassess your family’s [...]

A 14-Year-Old Student Dies After Exhibiting Dengue-Like Symptoms

A second female has died in less than two months and the suspicion is that her death was caused by dengue. The fourteen-year-old student from San Ignacio died at the [...]

Complications Associated with Dengue

Regional Health Manager for the Western Health Region, Doctor Javier Zuniga says that there are many complications associated with dengue. He advises that persons, who detect symptoms of dengue at [...]

Western Health Region Installs Dengue Clinic to Help with Epidemic

Since the dengue outbreak was announced by the Ministry of Health earlier this year, weekly reports have shown the western region as one of the areas recording the highest number [...]

Latest Figures for Dengue Cases

While the case of the student is yet to be confirmed, according to Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero, for this year there have been four cases of dengue-related [...]

M.O.H. Yet to Receive New Stock of HIV Meds

Belize has yet to re-stock on anti-retroviral medication. Belize City clinics are completely out of stock of the much needed medication and clinics in other districts are running low.  The [...]