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    Father Seeks Akbar’s Help

Father Seeks Akbar’s Help

Separated from his immediate family and diagnosed with mental illness, Viliame Tuilaucala is pleading for help from the Government. The 45-year-old, who lives in Wailea Settlement, Vatuwaqa, with his wife

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    Minister Calls For Good Leadership

Minister Calls For Good Leadership

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services sees a need for good leadership within its ranks. The comment was made by Minister for Health and Health Services, Jone Usamate, who

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    Talks Focus On Service Quality

Talks Focus On Service Quality

The Fiji Medical Association 57th scientific meeting has been told there is a need to radically lift the level of service within hospitals and health centres around the country, given

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    Fiji Team Helps Review Health Act

Fiji Team Helps Review Health Act

The Fiji Health Response Team to Vanuatu is now reviewing the Vanuatu Public Health Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) as well as the country’s Public Health Act. Team leader and Commissioner

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    Manuals Will Boost Service Delivery

Manuals Will Boost Service Delivery

Three manuals that provide guidance to nurses to ensure that the Ministry of Health provides better service delivery for non-communicable disease patients through improved access to information has been launched

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    You Need To Do Better, Says Minister

You Need To Do Better, Says Minister

The nursing profession in Fiji has been told it has done well, but it needs to do better. The comment came from the Minister for Health and Medical Services, Jone

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    Mobile Eye Clinic Launched

Mobile Eye Clinic Launched

The new Mobile Eye Clinic is designed to dramatically reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) like cataract and diabetes-related eye disease. This was relayed yesterday during the launching of

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    Delegates Arrive For Health Minister Talks

Delegates Arrive For Health Minister Talks

Delegates have started arriving for the 11th Pacific Health Minister’s Meeting. The meeting starts today at the Shangri-la’s Fijian Resort and ends on Friday. “The meeting will be attended by

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    Home Opens New Nursing Station

Home Opens New Nursing Station

Nurses and resident assistants at the Babasiga Ashram opened their new nursing station, with the help of the Rotary Club of Labasa yesterday. Resident welfare officer Neha Parsad said the

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Chikungunya Virus Alert

  Chikungunya Virus Alert

The general public is being advised to take preventative measures against the chikungunya virus which is spread by mosquitoes vector.

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WHO Plans Regional Award

  WHO Plans Regional Award

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for the Western Pacific will award a regional country that has implemented or

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60 Per Cent Of Fijians Obese, Says Survey

  60 Per Cent Of Fijians Obese, Says Survey

Assistant Minister for Health Veena Bhatnagar is urging the public to control the food they eat. She raised the concern

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Food Bank Project For Island Communities

  Food Bank Project For Island Communities

Remote island communities in Fiji’s Yasawa Islands will be better prepared to have food supplies in times of disaster, even

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PM Leads Suva Walk

  PM Leads Suva Walk

The importance of a balanced diet and daily exercise was highlighted as Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama led the morning walk

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Diabetes Fiji Wary Of Increase

  Diabetes Fiji Wary Of Increase

Diabetes Fiji is trying its best to address the increase in the number of diabetics in the country. Diabetes Fiji,

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Schools Mark Salt Awareness Week

  Schools Mark Salt Awareness Week

The Ministry of Health in conjunction with Ministry of Education launched Salt Awareness Week at Dilkusha Girls School on Monday.

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Changes On Way For Mental Health Decree

  Changes On Way For Mental Health Decree

Plans to review the Mental Health Decree (2010) are currently underway with suggestions flowing in from stakeholders. The Ministry of

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Workshop Set Up To Benefit All

  Workshop Set Up To Benefit All

The Fiji Red Cross Society’s North divisional service centre is implementing programmes that will make communities more resilient. Society North

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Usamate Pushes UN Benchmarks

  Usamate Pushes UN Benchmarks

Minister for Health Jone Usamate said there are currently 510 doctors in Fiji within the Ministry and our doctor-patient ratio

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Fiji, India Talk On Medicines

  Fiji, India Talk On Medicines

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Jone Usamate, met with supplier and manufacturing agents to discuss the issue of

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Medical Training Study Deal

  Medical Training Study Deal

Discussions for Fijian medical students to study at medical universities India took place during the Minister of Health, Jone Usamate’s

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Ratu Epeli Tours Twomey Hospital

  Ratu Epeli Tours Twomey Hospital

The President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, on Thursday toured the PJ Twomey Hospital in Suva. The tour was to look at

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4 Charged With Public Smoking

  4 Charged With Public Smoking

Four people have been charged and fined for smoking in prohibited areas around Suva. The four were fined $200 each

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Medical Help On Way

  Medical Help On Way

The All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) is willing to assist Fiji in developing its health care capabilities through

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‘Get Forms From Health Facility’

  ‘Get Forms From Health Facility’

People in urban and peri-urban areas in the country who wish to access free medication can get the application forms

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Quality Service Tops Plan

  Quality Service Tops Plan

Providing a quality curative and preventative health service is one of the main focus set out by senior officials of

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Suva Private Acquires Cobas 6000

  Suva Private Acquires Cobas 6000

Suva Private Hospital has invested in the latest state-of-the-art Biochemistry machine from Roche Diagnostics called the Cobas 6000. The new

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Village Ups Dengue Fight

  Village Ups Dengue Fight

Nakama Village, outside Labasa Town is taking a proactive stand against dengue fever. Led by turaga-ni-koro Sera Matai the village

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Diabetes Fiji Gets Foot Care Gear

  Diabetes Fiji Gets Foot Care Gear

Diabetes Fiji Inc donated a foot care equipment to the Ministry of Health yesterday. The acting Permanent Secretary for the

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