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    Wolbachia capsules to aid mosquito fight

Wolbachia capsules to aid mosquito fight

The World Mosquito Programme is stepping up the fight against disease-carrying mosquitoes. At an event in Suva yesterday, the WMP in conjunction with the Ministry of Health and World Health

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    Makoi Maternity Ventures Into 24/7 Service

Makoi Maternity Ventures Into 24/7 Service

As part of the Ministry of Health’s innovate strategies to modernise and enhance the country’s health services, the Makoi Maternity Unit is now operating 24 hours and seven days a

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    Hoteliers, MOH Support Upgrade Of Hospital Operating Theatre Services

Hoteliers, MOH Support Upgrade Of Hospital Operating Theatre Services

With ongoing efforts to en­hance health services, the Sigatoka Hospital in part­nership with Coral Coast hoteliers will embark on the renovation of the hospital’s existing operating theatre services. Subdivisional Medical

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    Ministry To Verify Report On The Nation’s Shocking Diabetes Rate

Ministry To Verify Report On The Nation’s Shocking Diabetes Rate

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services officials were yesterday still trying to verify a report claiming that Fiji had the highest rate of Diabetes Metillus in the world. The

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    Health Facilities Resume Normal Operations

Health Facilities Resume Normal Operations

Clinical services at the CWM Hospital, Lautoka Hospital and the Labasa Hospital are also fully operational. Members of the public can now take advantage of servies provided by the Ministry

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    Solo Mum Grateful For Vaccination

Solo Mum Grateful For Vaccination

Asilika Marama, 43, was among the happy parents after her two daughters were vaccinated yesterday. The Navesau Adventist High School parent and solo mother said when she heard about the

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    Editorial: Take The Warning Seriously, It’s A Matter Of Life And Death

Editorial: Take The Warning Seriously, It’s A Matter Of Life And Death

People should heed the warning by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services about the outbreak of meningococcal disease in Fiji. It is a life-threatening disease and more dangerous than

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    Akbar Calls On People To Live Healthy Lifestyle

Akbar Calls On People To Live Healthy Lifestyle

Health Minister Rosy Akbar has made it clear that the Government cannot provide kidney dialy­sis for free and that people should learn to live a healthy lifestyle. She made this

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    Reddy-Clyde Joins Fight  Against Dengue

Reddy-Clyde Joins Fight Against Dengue

  The Divisional Medical Officer – Western Division, Dr Susana Nakalevu, believes the fight against dengue fever is everyone’s responsibility. She made the statement after the Clyde Equipment- Reddy Group

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Ministry Clarifies: Maternity Services At CWMH Operating Normally

  Ministry Clarifies: Maternity Services At CWMH Operating Normally

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has clarified that the maternity services at the CWMH remain undisrupted and all

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World Health Organisation To Work With Ministry To Combat Bacteria Outbreak

  World Health Organisation To Work With Ministry To Combat Bacteria Outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will work with Ministry of Health to address current gaps at the CWM Hospital Neonatal

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North Records 56 Tuberculosis Cases

  North Records 56 Tuberculosis Cases

  There were 56 cases of Tuberculosis (TB) diseases recorded in the Northern Division last year. This was confirmed by

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Ministry Seeks Legal Advice on Blood Donation

  Ministry Seeks Legal Advice on Blood Donation

Legal advice will be sought from the Solicitor General’s office by the Ministry of Health after objections by the Human

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Akbar: Ministry Will Not Play Defence

  Akbar: Ministry Will Not Play Defence

The Ministry of Health will not play defence when it comes to complaints and issues concerning nursing services. Minister for

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Labasa Woman To Appeal Her Awarded $12,000

  Labasa Woman To Appeal Her Awarded $12,000

  A Labasa woman plans to appeal on compensation for medical negligence. Now 21-years-old, Bale Tikosaya was awarded $12,000 compensation

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Ministry tells why man not allowed to give blood

  Ministry tells why man not  allowed to give blood

The Ministry of Health yesterday has explained why a man in his 20s was not allowed to donate blood during

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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

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Be Part Of Review Policy: Tuitubou

  Be Part Of Review Policy: Tuitubou

  Every Fijians will have a chance to contribute towards sports development in the country. This was after the National

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Parents Only Worried About Yaqona Sessions, says Village representative

  Parents Only Worried About Yaqona Sessions, says Village representative

  Sexually Transmitted In­fections (STIs) was one of the major health con­cerns highlighted during a two-day training programme in Nabena

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Keiyasi Hospital Construction To Begin Next Month

  Keiyasi Hospital Construction To Begin Next Month

The construction of a new sub-divisional hospital in the highlands of Navosa will start as early as next month, says

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A-G: Govt Working on Lifting Rural Health Services

  A-G: Govt Working on Lifting Rural Health Services

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says Government is looking at ways of improving rural health services. He says this will help reduce

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Hospital To Re-Open Lab On Monday

  Hospital To Re-Open Lab On Monday

The refurbished Sigatoka Hospital laboratory will be officially opened on Monday by the Republic of Korea’s Speaker of National Assembly,

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‘Balls And Beards’ Set For Saturday

  ‘Balls And Beards’ Set For Saturday

The Suva Golden Oldies rugby club’s annual ‘Balls and Beards’ 10-a-side tournament is on Saturday at Cathedral Secondary School ground

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Who Will Be There To Help, When You’re Not?

  Who Will Be There To Help, When You’re Not?

Seleima Veisamasama, wife of late veteran journalist Malakai Veisamasama, shares her experience of having a life insurance and its importance

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Work In Progress On Maternity Unit At Makoi

  Work In Progress On Maternity Unit At Makoi

The construction of the new low risk maternity unit in Makoi is progressing  well, says the Ministry of Health. The

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Timely Donation For St Giles Hospital

  Timely Donation For St Giles Hospital

A new set of donation made by the Vinod Patel and Company Limited will contribute towards improving the services provided at

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Diabetes Rate Up 30 Per Cent In 2011: Ministry

  Diabetes Rate Up 30 Per Cent  In 2011: Ministry

Medical officers in the country are urged to practice what they preach. The call came from the Acting Permanent Secretary

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Bali And Zika Challenge, Says Stoeckel

  Bali And Zika Challenge, Says Stoeckel

The tourism industry in Fiji had been challenged by two special external issues, Tourism Fiji’s chief executive said yesterday. Matthew

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Serve Public Well, Usamate Urges Doctors, Nurses

  Serve Public Well, Usamate  Urges Doctors, Nurses

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Jone Usamate, is calling on medical officers to deliver their best when serving

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