The Ministry of Health joined the global community on March 24th, 2017 to observe World Tuberculosis (TB) Day.
This year’s theme was “Unite to End TB”. The focus was to increase awareness of the TB national response among patients and healthcare providers in order to strengthen active surveillance of TB to improve diagnosis and treatment in Belize.
This year, health regions across the country hosted various public information sessions including TB talks, ‘Morning Show’ appearances and booth displays to share information. In Corozal, A booth display was done at La Escuela Secundaria Technico Junior High School in San Roman to share and interact on TB information with students and teachers of that target area.