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KHMH  Dr. Beatriz Thompson Receieves Unsung Hero Award In Belize

October 14th, 2011

Belize City, Belize

Public Relations Office, KHMH


drbeatrizthompsonDr. Beatriz Thompson, Anesthesiologist at Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital received the prestigious ‘Unsung Hero Award’ on Tuesday October th, 2011. The annual award is given by First Caribbean International Bank of Belize to an individual (s) who gives back to the community simply for the sake of doing good rather than expectations of rewards and recognition.

In her own words, Dr. Thompson explains her selfless contribution as a Belizean,

"We don't focus on the problem, we focus on how to get it solve and how to plow on get through it and make sure that that person who is suffering will have comfortable days and will be able to have a dignified way of going on to the next world to see his savior."

"Sometimes very much if you think that it is being heroic but we are just doing our part and I hope other people get involve and try and make in their field to make it better for the other that come and for the people who are with us right now."

As a winner of the award, Dr. Thompson received $6,000USD towards her foundation and is automatically entered into the regional unsung hero competition.

Dr. Thompson runs the Belize Hospice Palliative Care Foundation in Belize City.

 

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