Monday, May 14, 2012
The clinic boasts a pharmacy, a registered nurse clinical director, a medical assistant, a pastor and an office assistant, with a staff of eight when running full time.
No full-time physician has served the clinic for three years. Bigelow said the need is always there for additional doctors, nurses and pharmacists to serve the area short-term, even for a couple of weeks.
Formerly known as British Honduras, Belize is a country of 300,000 people with vast, unmet needs, according to the Bigelows. Because it was a British colony until 1981, English is the official language, but Spanish and Mayan are most commonly spoken.
Posted by Media Relations Manager-Joe Stuteville at 5/14/2012 07:54:00 AM