Ministry of Health works towards Prevention of Food-Borne Diseases

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Belmopan, 01 March 2009 - The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Belize Agricultural Health Authority (BAHA), PAHO/WHO, and the Caribbean Epidemiology Center (CAREC) is hosting a "Food Borne Diseases Surveillance Workshop" from 2nd to 6th, March 2009.

The Ministry of Health is the key regulatory partner in Belize's Food Safety program, with special focus on prevention and control of food borne diseases (FBD). 

The objective of the workshop is to review the FBD surveillance internationally and in Belize including lessons learned and practical field exercises in food sampling.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 March 2009 12:48