Minister for Health and Medical Services

Fiji Health Minister Captures World Attention
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Fiji Health Minister Captures World Attention

Dr Waqainabete SPOKE WITH power, passion in his own unique style. At an international meeting, our Health Minister c...

Fiji’s Health Ministe  Urges Medical Professionals to Upskill
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Fiji’s Health Ministe Urges Medical Professionals to Upskill

He said there were councils that were independent of the ministry which monitored medical professionals, including n...

Nutrition, Exercise Key Challenges to NCDs: Waqainabete
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Nutrition, Exercise Key Challenges to NCDs: Waqainabete

“Do not wait to fall unwell to practice wellness.”

Wolbachia Mosquitoes Released In The West
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Wolbachia Mosquitoes Released In The West

Narewa Villagers joined dignitaries to release mosquitoes as part of the World Mosquito Program’s (WMP’s) Wolbac...

Rotuma Hospital Nears Completion
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Rotuma Hospital Nears Completion

Dr Waqainabete made the com­ment to the Fiji Sun after touring the Navosa Hospital construction site with Prime Min...

Fighting NCDs Draining Our Resources: Dr Waqainabete
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Fighting NCDs Draining Our Resources: Dr Waqainabete

The growing burden of diseases in the region were stretching the limits of our capacity, causing countries to dig de...

Big Turnout For Fitness Fun Run
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Big Turnout For Fitness Fun Run

“We can only fight (NCD’s) if we eat the right food and train our bodies to stay healthy.”

Health Ministry Listens To All Fijian, Says Dr Waqanabete
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Health Ministry Listens To All Fijian, Says Dr Waqanabete

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has adopted a number of strategies to ensure a seamless service delivery...

Government’s Decentralisation Plan for Health Services Is Bearing Fruit
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Government’s Decentralisation Plan for Health Services Is Bearing Fruit

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqanaibete has praised Government’s decentralisation plan in...

Dr Waqainabete To Follow Up After First Tour Of Medical Facilities
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Dr Waqainabete To Follow Up After First Tour Of Medical Facilities

The Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete says he will follow up on his first tour of the...

Waqainabete Ready With An Open Mind
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Waqainabete Ready With An Open Mind

Staff of the Ministry for Health and Medical Services need to be well resourced and supported so they can tackle cha...

Rumours, Gossip Fail To Dampen Dux Apolonia’s  Spirits
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Rumours, Gossip Fail To Dampen Dux Apolonia’s Spirits

She also scored the highest mark in Mathematics for the Fiji Year 12 Certificate Examination for 2017   Many of...

Akbar: Children Portray Parents’ Teachings
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Akbar: Children Portray Parents’ Teachings

Parents and guardians have been told that they play a very important role in the lives of their children. The commen...

Family Support Needed, Rosy Akbar Urges
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Family Support Needed, Rosy Akbar Urges

  Family support is what those battling cancer need the most, says the Minister for Health and Medical Services...

Breast Cancer Most Common Cancer In Fiji, Health Minister Says
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Breast Cancer Most Common Cancer In Fiji, Health Minister Says

Rosy Akbar: A total of 282 cases of breast cancer which were recorded by the Ministry (2017)   Breast cancer is...

More wheelchairs for the needy
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More wheelchairs for the needy

The charitable organisation Fiji Wheel Chairs is committed to working with the Ministry of Health and Medical Servic...

Akbar Joins Teachers, Parents And Students In Celebration
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Akbar Joins Teachers, Parents And Students In Celebration

Parents and teachers should instill values of multiculturalism their children from an early age. This was the messag...

Akbar: Don’t Let Thoughts Of Division Separate Us
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Akbar: Don’t Let Thoughts Of Division Separate Us

  We should never let thoughts of division separate us because of our religion, says the Minister for Health an...

$15 Million Project For Orthodox Church Here
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$15 Million Project For Orthodox Church Here

Religious based organisations have an important role in keeping our children safe from any sort of abuse, says Minis...

Indian Minister On Short Pacific Tour
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Indian Minister On Short Pacific Tour

India’s Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, Ashwini Kumar Choubey, is in the Pacific on a short visit...

Ministry works to remedy hospital problems
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Ministry works to remedy hospital problems

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar says her ministry is working to clear any doubts by villagers wh...

Akbar Tells Why Campaign Is Vital
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Akbar Tells Why Campaign Is Vital

Vaccination not only protects individuals, but others in the community by increasing the overall level of immunity i...

Headman Grateful For Hygiene Kits, Timely Response by Health Ministry
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Headman Grateful For Hygiene Kits, Timely Response by Health Ministry

Sixty-two households living at the Bila area in Naviago, Lautoka received $17,500 worth of hygiene kits from the Min...

Issue Will be Resolved: Akbar to Villagers
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Issue Will be Resolved: Akbar to Villagers

The Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar met with the landowners of Namelimeli Village in Navua yeste...

Minister Stresses Lifestyle Factors
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Minister Stresses Lifestyle Factors

Health is more than just eating the right foods, it is multi-faceted and involves other factors such as food securit...

Call For Unifying Vision For Pacific
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Call For Unifying Vision For Pacific

  The healthy islands vision should remain a unifying vision for health development in the Pacific, says Minist...

4 Men-C Deaths This Year: Akbar
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4 Men-C Deaths This Year: Akbar

Fiji has recorded four deaths caused by the meningococcal disease so far this year. This was revealed by the Ministe...

Medical facilities have enough ambulance services: Akbar
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Medical facilities have enough ambulance services: Akbar

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar says the ministry has enough ambulance services equipped for the...

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