Minister of Health presents budget for 24-hr Polyclinic services
The Government of Belize has approved the extension of services at The Dr. Otto Rodriguez San Pedro Polyclinic II. On Thursday August 14th a host of health care authorities gathered at the clinic to discuss the recently approved government budget for the islands’ 24-hour medical facility. A time frame of two months has been declared for the services to kick-in.
In Thursday’s meeting, it was discussed that the $693,293.99 budget will see a total of $23,801.99 going towards infrastructure, $196,691.00 for equipment, $458,515.00 for human resources, and $14,286 on training. Minister of Health Pablo Marin stated that, ” the clinic will see an additional 30 staff members, all of which along with the current staff will undergo proper training. The 24-hour services are set to be ready in two months.”
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