ASHA-PAHO/WHO: Belize Project

Specific Objective: In Belize, ASHA provides technical assistance to the Ministry of Health, the Inspiration Center, and its partners to educate healthcare and community service providers about communication disorders.

Country Updates

  • Ad hoc committee ended on August 31, 2019.
  • Second train-the-trainer workshop “Working with Children with Hearing Loss and Autism” was conducted on July 2–4, 2019, in Belize City.
    • Term of the ad hoc committee has been extended until August 31, 2019.
    • Train-the-trainer workshop "Evaluating Communication Disorders in Diverse Populations" was held on August 13–15, 2018 in Belize City.
    • Ad hoc committee has been formed.
    • A needs assessment trip was conducted to Belize in May 2017. A trip report was submitted. 

    Other Projects

    Belize Ad Hoc Committee

    • Lena Caesar, Chair
    • Frances Burns
    • Ann Roberts
    • Karla Bejos
    • Satyendra Kumar, IIB Member and Liaison
    • Lily Waterston, Ex Officio

    For more information, contact Lily Waterston, ASHA Director, International Programs at

    ASHA Corporate Partners