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#278429 - 04/28/08 04:53 PM Medical supplies
Bama Fan Offline
This is my first post here. I have been on the site many times, very addicting, to look for places to stay for our visit in July. Anyway, does anyone have contact info for local hospitals? I have some medical supplies that I would like to bring and donate. The supplies are for Interventional Radiology procedures (i.e.- angioplasty, angiogram catheters and so on). To be honest, I don't know if these type procedures are even performed on Ambergris Caye. Thanks in advance for your replies.

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#278440 - 04/28/08 05:43 PM Re: Medical supplies [Re: Bama Fan]
Amanda Syme Offline
To the best of my knowledge these types of procedures are not performed on the island. To be frank we don't even perform c-sections here.

Of course the supplies will probably be welcomed at the Karl Huesner Memorial Hospital located in Belize City.

Hopefully somebody will post the relevant contact info.

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#278442 - 04/28/08 06:01 PM Re: Medical supplies [Re: Amanda Syme]
Algae Offline
One of your best avenues would be through the Lions Club....they have been involved in Health Care significantly. You could write beto@btl.net and inquire if they could direct you to the Belize City Lions Club.
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#278479 - 04/28/08 11:28 PM Re: Medical supplies [Re: Algae]
pamkillen Offline
Dr Hildago at Universal Hospital is a wonderful cardiologist and would be happy to tell you where the most need is and what procedures are done in Belize. I would call his office directly at....oops I just tried to look up his number and realized that my phone book is 2005.

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#278497 - 04/29/08 01:58 AM Re: Medical supplies [Re: pamkillen]
Bama Fan Offline
Thanks PK. If you come across his number, or even better, his email or website, please let me know. I probably have 100K worth of supplies that could be very beneficial.

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#278502 - 04/29/08 02:45 AM Re: Medical supplies [Re: Bama Fan]
pamkillen Offline
I will definitely look for it. Could you please look to your PM

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