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June 2, 2019

Measles case in Mexico triggers alert in Belize

The Office of the Director of Health Services today shared that a case was traced to a British woman who visited the Cancun/Playa del Carmen area [...]
May 28, 2019

“Burn-out now an official illness,” says World Health Organization

The WHO took the decision to make burn-out an official illness at the ongoing World Health Assembly in Geneva, which concludes today.
April 16, 2019

Measles outbreak in the US and neighbouring countries raises eyebrows in Belize

The MOH issued a statement today, emphasizing that Belize has not seen a case of measles this year, but that neighboring countries are beginning to have [...]
March 19, 2019

Be on the lookout for Bell’s Palsy

By BBN Staff: The Physical Therapy Department at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (KHMH) has seen a rise in the number of cases of Bell’s Palsy, a [...]
February 4, 2019

World Cancer Day commemorated

By BBN Staff: Today, February 4, 2019, is commemorated as World Cancer Day.
January 29, 2019

More than just numbers: a salute to cancer warriors

By BBN Staff: On February 4, countries all over the world will take a moment to pay tribute to cancer warriors with the annual observation of [...]
October 26, 2018

Ministry of Health celebrates Dental Health Week

By BBN Staff: The Dental Unit of the Ministry of Health held a health fair at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital compound in celebration of Dental [...]
October 10, 2018

World Mental Health Day 2018 commemorated

By BBN Staff: Today, the Ministry of Health joins the international community to observe World Mental Health Day.