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    Akbar: Lack of Medicine Tackled with Enthusiasm

Akbar: Lack of Medicine Tackled with Enthusiasm

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, yesterday clarified in Parliament the issue of the shortage in medicine were “…not new” but they were addressing it “…with energy

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    Modern Challenges for  Pacific Health Leaders

Modern Challenges for Pacific Health Leaders

The following is the address by the Minister for Health and Medical Services at the Pacific Heads of Health Meeting at Novotel Hotel, Suva Lami Bay yesterday. The meeting will

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    Network Meeting Targets Outbreak-Prone Diseases

Network Meeting Targets Outbreak-Prone Diseases

Outbreak-prone diseases affecting the Pacific region are dengue, measles, rubella, influenza, leptospirosis, typhoid fever, cholera, Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and sexually transmissible infections. This was revealed by the Minister for

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    Minister continues antimicrobial resistance awareness

Minister continues antimicrobial resistance awareness

Akbar: Fiji, along with the rest of our region, still grapples with the so-called ‘double-burden’ of communicable and non-communicable disease I continue to feel so strongly about the need to maintain

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    LIfesaver for Baby Yuvraj

LIfesaver for Baby Yuvraj

Heart patient, six-week-old Yuvraj, has received a new lease of life, thanks to the swift action of doctors and the Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar. Born on

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    Govt Ministers Pledge $6K For Special School Outreach

Govt Ministers Pledge $6K For Special School Outreach

Outrigger Walk collects $14,000  The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, with contributions from some cabinet colleagues yesterday pledged $6000 in support of the Outrigger Walk for Kids.

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    Fiji To Observe Day With  Awareness  Activities

Fiji To Observe Day With Awareness Activities

Fiji will be commemorating the World Health Day today through awareness programmes organised by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services based on the theme, “Depression-Let’s Talk”. The programme in

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    Ministry Lauds Bank For Health Support

Ministry Lauds Bank For Health Support

Akbar hopes to see other corporate bodies follow leading role played by ANZ Bank and its staff. The Ministry of Health hopes to see more corporate groups join hands and

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    Akbar Visits Nausori Health Centre

Akbar Visits Nausori Health Centre

Her visit is part of the ministry’s routine checks on services The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar visited the Nausori Health Centre yesterday. The visit is part

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Akbar: Young People Top List of Depression Cases

  Akbar: Young People Top List of Depression Cases

Most of our depression cases are young adolescents and adults between the ages of 15-19 and 20-29, says Minister for

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Akbar Reiterates Pivotal Role of Nurses, Launches Nursing Plans

  Akbar Reiterates Pivotal Role of Nurses, Launches Nursing Plans

Nurses make up the largest number of health workers, says Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar. Ms Akbar

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Govt, Animal Health Body Pursue Plan To Improve Vet Services

  Govt, Animal Health Body Pursue Plan To Improve Vet Services

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has successfully completed it gap analysis mission to identify key issues in improving

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Debate To Focus On Non Communicable Diseases

  Debate To Focus On Non Communicable Diseases

Discussions on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs), particularly diabetes and heart diseases, will be high on the agenda at the forthcoming

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Dengue Manageable, Says Minister Akbar

  Dengue Manageable, Says Minister Akbar

Dengue can be managed and treated appropriately although there is no cure, says Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy

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CWM bacterial outbreak still to be linked to baby deaths: Akbar

  CWM bacterial outbreak still to be linked to baby deaths: Akbar

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, yesterday confirmed in Parliament that seven premature babies died amidst the

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Government Works Out Plan for New Nausori Hospital

  Government Works Out Plan for New Nausori Hospital

People in Nausori have been advised to access health care services at nearby areas as Government is still working towards

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Need For 4-wheel Drive Ambulances: O’Connor

  Need For 4-wheel Drive Ambulances: O’Connor

  In an attempt to improve transportation services, the Ministry for Health and Medical Services has indicated plans to ensure

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Akbar To Prefects: Be Caring, Positive Leaders

  Akbar To Prefects: Be Caring, Positive Leaders

  Leaders must have a positive attitude to serve, with a caring and compassionate heart to serve selflessly. These were

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Akbar Clears the Air About Free Medicine Programme

  Akbar Clears the Air About Free Medicine Programme

Not all the medicines in the pharmacy are covered in the Free Medicine Programme. The Minister for Health and Medical

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Health Ministry Trying to Fill Vacancies

  Health Ministry Trying to Fill Vacancies

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is trying its best to fill the vacant positions at various health centres

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‘Strengthen Public-Private Partnerships To Fight TB’

  ‘Strengthen Public-Private Partnerships To Fight TB’

  There is a need to continue to strengthen the Public-Private Partnerships in our respective divisions, says Assistant Minister for

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Akbar Warns Nurses About Code Of Conduct

  Akbar Warns Nurses About Code Of Conduct

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar has been disturbed by a Christmas carol clip which has nurses in

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Akbar: Less People Come For Cancer Checks

  Akbar: Less People  Come For Cancer Checks

  Less people are turning up at health facilities for medical checks, the Minister for health and Medical Services, Rosy

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Akbar: Compassion Is Important

  Akbar: Compassion Is Important

  Compassion is one of the most important and central ingredient of our service delivery, Minister for Health and Medical

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Join The Fight, Says Rosy Akbar

  Join The Fight, Says Rosy Akbar

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, is calling on Fijians to stand united against diabetes. To help

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Know Your Roots: Akbar

  Know Your Roots: Akbar

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar has urged all parents and teachers to teach their children the story

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Outrigger Hosts Returning Medical Experts

  Outrigger Hosts Returning Medical Experts

Group of eye specialists from overseas here to restore sight for residents of Nadroga/Navosa province A group of 19 personnel

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United Approach Needed For Awareness

  United Approach Needed For Awareness

A united approach is essential in order to effectively raise awareness on breast cancer, says Minister for Health and Medical

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Nurses Reminded To Serve With Empathy

  Nurses Reminded To Serve With Empathy

Nurses in supervisory and management roles have been reminded to perform their duties with utmost passion and empathy. Minister for

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