Sunday, June 23, 2024
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Dangriga Town

MOHW address issue arising from countrywide nurses walkout

Over the weekend, nurses at the Southern Regional Hospital in Dangriga Town walked out of their posts in protest for better working conditions, adequate salaries, and compensation. The demonstration was not isolated to Dangriga. On Monday, August 29th, nurses and doctors from the Capital City of Belmopan, San Ignacio Town, Belize City, and Corozal Town in the north of the country joined the demonstration. Minister of Health and Wellness Honourable Kevin Bernard and his team held an emergency meeting in Belmopan with leaders of the Nurses Association of Belize (NAB). After two hours of discussion, they agreed on several suggestions, and Bernard said the situation was resolved.

Ministry of Health Clarifies Rumored Case of COVID-19 in Dangriga

The Ministry of Health hereby clarifies the rumors circulating on social media of a ‘suspected case of Coronavirus COVID-19 in Dangriga Town.’ Belize remains free of any case of COVID-19 (formerly known as novel coronavirus) and there is no suspected case at this time in the country.

National Song Competition 2017 Postponed and Song Entry Deadline Extended

The National Celebrations Commission informs the public that the National Song Competition 2017 has been postponed.