December 13, 2023

Vaccine targets pneumonia for under-fives

According to the Ministry, among six thousand cases of pneumonia diagnosed from 2018 to 2022, the most affected were children below five years and elderly citizens [...]
October 30, 2023

Belize hosts annual meeting of Caribbean immunization managers

Welcoming participants, host Minister Kevin Bernard said, “Our focus is more than just sustaining the progress we have made – it is about reversing the setbacks [...]
April 4, 2023

Lithuania donates COVID-19 vaccines to Belize

The donation came into the country last week and was handed over to Minister of Health and Wellness Kevin Bernard by Carlos Perera, Honorary Consul of [...]
March 25, 2023

Ministry of Health receives COVID-19 vaccines for children from The Netherlands

In a statement, the Ministry informed: “We thank the People and Government of the Netherlands for the vaccines gifted to the People and Government of Belize. [...]
January 6, 2023

Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) advises Caribbean countries to be more vigilant, to continue vaccination against COVID-19 and Influenza

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Nearly three years after the first outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic in the region, and with a new rise in cases, the Caribbean Public [...]
December 19, 2022

International News: China hit again by surge of COVID-19 cases as “waves” of virus begin to strike

By Aaron Humes: Mainland China faces another surge of COVID-19 cases and is preparing for an expected three “waves” of the virus in its winter season, [...]
November 20, 2022

International News: G-20 Promotes WHO-Standardized Global Vaccine Passport and ‘Digital Health’ Identity Scheme

“We acknowledge the importance of shared technical standards and verification methods, under the framework of the IHR (2005), to facilitate seamless international travel, interoperability, and recognizing [...]
August 3, 2022

Belize’s Polio vaccinations fell by 20% during the COVID-19 pandemic

By Rubén Morales Iglesias: Minister of Health Kevin Bernard said the vaccination against polio in Belize fell by 20% during the COVID-19 pandemic.