23 Jul 2019
Inter-sectoral collaboration, commitment, and action are crucial to strengthening regional diagnostic capacity to tackle Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) detection and surveillance in the Caribbean.  This is the objective of a two-year Cooperation among Countries for Health Development (CCHD) project between the Government of Argentina,…
22 Jul 2019
This morning Head of the EU Delegation to Jamaica, Belize, Turks and Caicos Islands, Bahamas and the Cayman Islands, Ambassador Her Excellency Malgorzata Wasilewska, visited the PAHO/WHO Country Office to meet with PAHO/WHO Representative, Dr Noreen Jack, and the PAHO team. Accompanied by Mr Nicolaus Hansmann, Team Leader, EU Technical Office in…
16 Jul 2019
July 16, 2019 - Belize has achieved a 99,8% reduction in indigenous cases between 2000 and 2018, from 1486 to three.  As of July 2019, Belize reported zero indigenous malaria cases which confirms the possibility of having eliminated the disease by 2020 as projected by the Pan-American Health Organization/World Health Organization PAHO/WHO.…
9 Jul 2019
July 9, 2019 - Mr Nicolaus Hansmann, Team Leader, European  Union (EU) Technical Office in Belize and Dr Noreen Jack, Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) Representative in Belize handed over two (2) vehicles to the Honourable Pablo Marin, Minister of Health, in a ceremony at the Ministry of Health grounds. These…
5 Jul 2019
July 5, 2019 - The National Resource Center for Inclusive Education (NaRCIE) was the venue for a three-day Train-the Trainers workshop which ended today 4/7/19.  The objective was to sensitize staff of the Inspiration Center, NaRCIE staff, and Primary School Teachers in detecting at early stages signs of hearing loss and autism. This included…
11 Jun 2019
June to November, June to November! Thats the reminder from the radio stations that the 2019 Hurricane Season has started, and it runs from June to November. Do you have a personal family plan? have you discussed it with your family members? Here are some tips from PAHO and the National Emergency Management Organization of Belize (NEMO…
5 Jun 2019
Washington D.C., 5 June 2019 (PAHO/WHO) - Teenage pregnancy, domestic violence and intercultural dialogues were some of the main focuses of a discussion hosted by the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) at the 2019 Women Deliver Conference in Vancouver, Canada, on 4 June. The panel, which featured Dr. Isabella Danel, the Deputy Director…
5 Jun 2019
From June 10-14, 2019 a training for managers in clinical management of dengue and other arboviruses was held in Havana, Cuba. This activity is carried out within the framework of cooperation of the Institute of Tropical Medicine "Pedro Kouri" (IPK) as a Collaborating Center of PAHO / WHO for dengue research and its control with the…
3 Jun 2019
Unos 45 representantes de distintas instituciones vinculadas al sector salud, participaron en un taller convocado por la Representación de OPS/OMS en Costa Rica para definir las prioridades programáticas del país que serán consideradas en la elaboración del Plan Estratégico de la OPS/OMS para el período 2020-2025. El objetivo de la consulta,…