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Belize City woman has bizarre tumor on abdomen

Belize City woman has bizarre tumor on abdomen

Posted: Sunday, October 16, 2016. 7:17 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: Those that may not know Caroline Copius, 47, may from her appearance assume that she is days away from…

Belize district avoids ambulance crisis

Belize district avoids ambulance crisis

Posted: Friday, September 2, 2016. 10: 46 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Belize district has avoided a potentially chaotic crisis after the Belize Emergency Response Team (BERT) threatened to pull…

Ministry of Health activates Health Emergency Operations Center in Belmopan

Ministry of Health activates Health Emergency Operations Center in Belmopan

Posted: Wednesday, August 3, 2016. 10:18 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: A press release issued by the Ministry of Health this morning, advises the general public that the Ministries Health Emergency…

American teen bitten by Yellowjaw in Belize makes slow recovery

American teen bitten by Yellowjaw in Belize makes slow recovery

Posted: June 24, 2016. 11:01 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: A 15-year-old is recovering in the US after being bitten by a fer-de-lance known as the “Yellowjaw” or “Tommygoff” in…

New Northern Regional Health Manager resigns

New Northern Regional Health Manager resigns

Posted: Thursday, June 16, 2016. 1:58 p.m. CST. By Aaron Humes: CEO in the Ministry of Health Dr. Ramon Figueroa confirmed this afternoon that former coast guard officer Audibaldo Monima…

Mental health workers tackle children’s traumas

Mental health workers tackle children’s traumas

Posted: Thursday, June 9, 2016. 6:49 p.m. CST By Aaron Humes: For the next three days, mental health workers will be learning about tackling traumatic experiences in children. Life for…

Belizeans travel to Taiwan for kidney failure prevention training

Belizeans travel to Taiwan for kidney failure prevention training

Posted: Tuesday, June 7, 2016. 1:38 p.m. CST By BBN Staff: Two members of Karl Heusner Memorial Hospitals’ (KHMH) staff, Dr. Glenford Jones and Michelle Cassimiro, as well as two…

Zika confirmed in pregnant woman from Cayo

Zika confirmed in pregnant woman from Cayo

Posted: May 26, 2016. 6:55 a.m. CST. By BBN Staff: There is a second case of Zika confirmed by testing at the regional agency. A pregnant woman from Cayo was…

Ladrick Shephard raises funds for sickle-cell afflicted son

Ladrick Shephard raises funds for sickle-cell afflicted son

Posted: Saturday, May 21, 2016. 11:21 a.m. CST By Aaron Humes: Sickle cell anemia is a severe hereditary form of anemia – or “poor a blood” –  in which a…

Ministry of Health confirms the first Zika case in Belize

Ministry of Health confirms the first Zika case in Belize

Posted: May 16, 2016. 6:19 p.m. CST. By BBN Staff: The Ministry of Health has confirmed that a sample testing positive for Zika returned to Belize from the Caribbean Public Health…

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