Friday, 2 May 2014

Three wheeled Cart arrived in San Pedro

Just one week ago the The Minister of Health Hosted an office presentation on donating twenty-six Health support vehicles donated by the Government and people of the united Arab Emirates, Dubai. The presentation was done at the Center Compound in Belize City.

On Good Morning San Pedro show Minister of Tourism Hon. Manuel Heredia announced that the Government of Belize had recieved a three wheeled cart for San Pedro donated by the Government of  Dubai. It arrived in the island this week  for the necessities use in the island.

The vehicles will be distributed to identified priority regional and community hospitals across the country where there are transportation and logistical challenges; and also to areas that have a more dispersed high risk population group.

According to Bowen and Bowen a single three wheeled is valued each at $11, 538. 

The health support vehicles throughout the country was valued at $300,000 Belize Dollars. The three wheeled motor-cycled comes with an attached covered unit equipped with seating and a stretcher to transport patients. The vehicles will not be used as a replacement for conventional ambulance but will support assistance with our partners at health promotion events, social events, mobile clinics use and home visits.

The Ministry is giving its pleasure to minister Heredia, the Attorney General Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hon. Wilfred Elrington for the support in this initiativ. 

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