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Contact Information Sheet

Contact Information Sheet
  • id
  • date
    2010-11-11
  • Geographical Area
    Caribbean
  • Jurisdiction
    Belize
  • Organisation
    The Nurses and Midwives Council for Belize
  • Address

    Postal Address
    PO Box 1573
    Cor. Princess Margaret Dr. and St. Joseph Dr.
    Belize City
    Belize

  • Phone
    +501 223-3466
  • Fax
    n/a
  • Email
  • Website
  • Contact Point
    Registrar
    Catherine Godinez
  • Regulatory Body

    The Nurses and Midwives Council, is responsible for the registration and regulation of nurses and midwives under the Nurses and Midwives Registration Act, Chapter 321. The Council is responsible to the Minister of Health.

  • Health System

    The Government of Belize is the main provider of health services. As part of the health sector reform the Ministry of Health has reorganized the health services into four Health Regions (Northern, Central, Western and Southern); each one with a Regional Health Manager, who with the support of a Management Team, is responsible for coordinating the delivery of personal and population-based health services to the communities in the geographical areas under their jurisdiction.

    The Ministry of Health is the agency responsible for regulation, financing, health service delivery, sectorial management, and exercise of sanitary authority. Central Government exercises supervision and control over the public financing of the sector.

    Private institutions are legally registered as business institutions  There is no legislation which regulates private sector health services.

    http://www.paho.org/english/dd/ais/cp_084.htm (accessed on 23.04.2009)

  • Map
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