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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 Speakers Debate scheduled to be held at Suva’s Grand Pacific

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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 Akbar. She made the statement in Parliament yesterday while responding

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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 recent bacterial outbreak at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital’s Neonatal

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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 developing a new hospital. Minister for Health and Medical Services,

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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 that their ambulances are four wheel drive. A team led

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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 the words of Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy

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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 Services, Rosy Akbar, made this clarification in Parliament while delivering

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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 and hospitals. Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar

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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 Health and Medical Services, Alexander O’Connor. In Fiji alone, there

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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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ANZ Bank Launches First Pinktober Remembrance Walk

  ANZ Bank Launches First  Pinktober Remembrance Walk

  In a bid to remember those who have died from cancer, ANZ Bank launched its first Pinktober Remembrance Walk.

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Congratulations Koro For A Wonderful Example On this Fiji Day

  Congratulations Koro For A Wonderful Example On this Fiji Day

If you were on Koro Island yesterday, you would agree with the statement of the Minister for Health and Medical

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Perform Roles With Dedication, Commitment

  Perform Roles With Dedication, Commitment

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar has reminded her senior medical staff to produce quality work for the

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Locum Medics To Be Paid For Their Services

  Locum Medics To Be Paid For Their Services

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, says locum doctors are going to be paid for their services.

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Women Need To Be Vigilant About Cancer

  Women Need To Be Vigilant About Cancer

Our women need to be vigilant and they need to get self-examination for any possible early detection and treatment required.

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Service Delivery A Priority: Akbar

  Service Delivery A Priority: Akbar

  Service delivery will be her first priority, says incoming Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar. The outgoing

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Bhatnagar Welcomes New Role

  Bhatnagar  Welcomes New Role

  We should be ready for change, says outgoing assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services, Veena Bhatnagar. Ms Bhatnagar

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Usamate Receives Gear From US Navy

  Usamate Receives Gear From US Navy

  The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Jone Usamate yesterday received donated equipment from the United States Navy. The

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Early Detection Of Vector Borne Diseases Paramount To Saving Lives, Raikoso Says

  Early Detection Of Vector Borne Diseases Paramount To Saving Lives, Raikoso Says

  Early detection of vector borne diseases is paramount to saving lives, says Taveuni Health Inspector Josaia Raikoso. Mr Raikoso

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Usamate Visits Lautoka, Nadi Hospitals

  Usamate Visits Lautoka, Nadi Hospitals

  The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Jone Usamate, yesterday told the staff of Lautoka Hospital to apply the

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Cancer: Third Leading Cause Of Death

  Cancer: Third Leading Cause Of Death

Confirmed by Minister for Health and Medical Services Jone Usamate   Cancer has become a third leading cause of death

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Rheumatic Disease System Launched

  Rheumatic Disease  System Launched

Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) is a common yet preventable heart condition in Fiji, says Minister for Health and Medical Services.

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