Pan American Health Organization. Belize

Skip to content



Highlights

LATEST NEWS



Malaria

PWR Greetings for Cancer Care Symposium
2012-06-01 10:12:57

Health Professionals: Partners in establishing and promoting awareness, prevention and treatment of cancers”
May 31, 2012
by
Gerardo de Cosio, MD, MPH
PAHO/WHO Representative to Belize

Good morning colleagues in health, ladies and gentlemen. It gives me pleasure to participate in this important Cancer Care Symposium as this is an important global public health problem and a priority for the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).

World Health Organization (WHO) has published that “Cancer is to a large extent avoidable. Many cancers can be prevented. Others can be detected early in their development, treated and cured. Even with late stage cancer, the pain can be reduced, the progression of the cancer slowed, and patients and their families helped to cope.” But how to reach this level when we all know that cancer treatment and care is very expensive, when there is scarcity of human resources, or the cancer facilities, treatment and diagnosis technology are just simply not there or they are limited.

Read more
 
Malaria control strengthened through training in Entomology
2011-11-08 10:06:44
Read more
 
Regional Vector Control Seminar conducted in Belize
2011-05-11 18:54:36
Read more
 
World Health Day
2011-04-07 13:19:01
Read more
 
World Health Day - 7 April
2011-04-07 11:46:07
Read more
 
Home-Based Care Basic Training for Community Volunteers Caring for People Affected by HIV/AIDS in the Stann Creek District
2010-08-26 11:09:27
Read more
 
Belize joined Mexico in the Health Caravan for Vaccination Week in the Americas 2008
2008-05-28 11:50:57
Read more
 
Global Perspective on the Millenium Development Goals
2008-03-19 15:12:48
Read more
 

Ebola Virus Disease

Tobacco Cessation

Ebola Virus Disease

4792 Coney Drive, 3rd Floor, Withfield Tower, Belize City, Belize
P.O. Box 1834, Belize City, Belize
Tel.: +501 224-4885; +501 224-5536;   * International line only: +501 223-3946  Fax: 223-0917
www.paho.org/blz    email admin@blz.paho.org