PAHO/WHO Belize donates 15,000 Rapid Diagnostic Tests for Malaria to the Ministry of Health and Wellness

14 Jun 2022
Malaria RDTs handed over MoHW Belize

Belize City, Belize, June 14, 2022 (PAHO) - As Belize continues to prepare for the certification to be malaria-free, the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Belize Country Office donated 15,000 Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDTs) to the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) as part of the interventions to increase surveillance and eliminate and prevent the re-establishment of malaria in the country.

Belize has reported zero malaria cases for 3-consecutive years and has applied for malaria-free certification from the World Health Organization (WHO).