Belize Emergency Response Team (BERT) is a non-profit, non-governmental organization. BERT specializes in pre-hospital care in the form of emergency response and transportation. We are the only qualified provider in the country of Belize.
What makes BERT special?
Nationally and Internationally accepted standards
Influence the delivery of emergency medical services countrywide
Collaboration and coordination with all local health care facilities to ensure the best possible patient care
Dr. Donna Venezia - State University of New York (Emergency Medicine and Trauma)
"I've worked in many of the hospitals and many of the emergency rooms abroad, and Belize has something that is unique. Most of the countries around the world do not have a pre-hospital system that works. You guys are lucky; you have BERT. You have a system here in taking somebody who is shot, or who is injured on the side of the road from a car accident, or who is very sick and can't get to the hospital otherwise. You have a pre-hospital system that most other countries around the world simply don't have. To me, this is probably one of the best things that you're emergency experience here, or the ability for this country to move forward to become the best in emergency medicine because you have something that most people don't even realize is important."