1 Oct 2019
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) are launching a regional communication and awareness campaign on mental health and psychosocial support (MHPSS) in disaster management in the Caribbean. Under the theme “Stronger Together”, the campaign aims to offer information and strategies to…
28 Sep 2019
Elderly residents tour slave ruins during their wellness walk.Elderly residents of the Fox Hill Community and the Over-the-Hill Community from Bain and Grants Town and Centreville participated in a day of…
25 Sep 2019
 The Dutch military forces, that are PAHO/WHO partners in Hurricane Dorian relief efforts, have evacuated a pregnant woman from Abaco who required urgent, specialized medical attention. The young woman, who was 8-months pregnant, arrived yesterday at the Marsh Harbour Healthcare Centre and was immediately attended by staff from the clinic,…
23 Sep 2019
International Coastal Cleanup Day (ICC) was held over the weekend with PAHO Jamaica taking part in the annual event to assist in the removal of tons of discarded plastic and other litter from Jamaica’s coastline. PAHO employees and family members joined hundreds of volunteers gathered along the Palisadoes strip near the Norman Manley…
17 Sep 2019
Deadline for submissions is 13 October 2019 Washington, D.C., 26 September 2019 (PAHO) ‒ Funding is available for research on health and migrations in Latin America and the Caribbean. Submissions can be made until 13 October. Small grants will be provided through a joint initiative of a group of organizations, in collaboration with the Pan…
16 Sep 2019
Belize City, Belize, 16 September 2019 (PAHO/WHO) – During the 72nd World Health Assembly, 194 countries recognized patient safety as a global health priority, agreeing to observe September 17 as World Patient Safety Day each year. This year, the theme is “Patient Safety: a global health priority” with the slogan “Speak up for Patient Safety!”…
14 Aug 2019
On Wednesday, 14 August, 2019, the Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) and the European Union (EU) handed over IT equipment to the Minister of Health, the Honorable Pablo Marin, and IT Director, Mr. Ian Smith, at the Ministry of Health (MoH) in the city of Belmopan. This equipment was procured through the Health…
6 Aug 2019
August 6, 2019 - On August 7, 2019, as part of World Breastfeeding Week, the Ministry of Health recognized Cleopatra White Polyclinic as a Baby Friendly Health Facility.  This is the second urban health polyclinic being certified in Belize City. At the level of districts, all other public hospitals are already certified. This now commits Cleopatra…