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Active ImageBelmopan City, 5 May 2010 – The Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) in Belize, along with educational health entities and non-governmental organizations (NGOs), participated in a Health and Wellness Fair organized by the University of Belize. Hundreds of university students, lecturers, staff, and parents gathered at the university campus, Belmopan City, to learn about their health status and ways of preventing and controlling diseases.

Though its main partner is the Ministry of Health, PAHO/WHO is committed toActive Image partnering with other public sector agencies, NGOs, civil society, academia, the private sector, and other institutions in promoting health and preventing and controlling disease.

Active ImageThe Pan American Health Organization, which is the Regional Office in the Americas of the World Health Organization, was founded in 1902, and works with all the countries of the Americas to improve the health and quality of life of their peoples. The PAHO/WHO Country Office in Belize was established in the 1950s.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 May 2010 11:29

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