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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. The Ministry of Health and Medical Services advises people to

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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 proposes the best practice towards improving the health of the

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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 when the Health Unit conducted the survey showed increase in

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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 if their crops are destroyed. A new Food Bank project

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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 organised by the Westpac Banking Corporation in Suva. Hundreds, including

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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, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, conducted a one-day

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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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Big Boost For Birthing Units

  Big Boost For Birthing Units

The Ministry of Health has vowed to use the medical equipments donated by the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) to

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Hotel Group Helps Young Diabetics

  Hotel Group Helps Young Diabetics

The handing over ceremony between the Tanoa Hotel Group and Diabetes Fiji Inc was held at National Diabetes Centre of

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Support Group Key Target

  Support Group Key Target

More cancer related awareness programmes are expected to take place this year. Fiji Cancer Society president Cecilia Frost said there

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Customer Service Tops Agenda

  Customer Service Tops Agenda

Improving customer service in the health sector is a key aspect of the Ministry of Health. This is the message

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Asthma Patients Laud Donation

  Asthma Patients Laud Donation

Asthmatic patients at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Suva beamed with smiles yesterday. This was after Fiji National University

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Health Bus For North

  Health Bus For North

Health services in rural areas in the North was made more easier yesterday after the launching of the Mobile Medical

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