It has come to the attention of the Ministry of Health that many persons who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and as well as persons who may have been in contact with them are being stigmatized and discriminated physically and emotionally, including through social media platforms.
Hon. Jose Abelardo Mai, Minister of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise, yesterday met with H.E. Kazuhiro Iryu, Ambassador of Japan to Belize, and Mrs. Michiyo Hashiguchi, JICA Representative in Belize, in Belmopan to discuss technical collaboration between both countries.
Understanding Disabilities presented by Mr. Marshall Nunez, Disability Desk Coordinator; Ms. Roxanne Marin, secretary; and Mr. Steve Myles, President, Belize Assembly for Persons with Diverse Abilities