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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 Rights and Anti-Discrimination Commission regarding the World Health Organisation’s regulations

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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 Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar voiced this during the

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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 for general damages by the High Court in Labasa. She

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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 a recent blood drive due to his sexual orientation. The

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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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    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 Sports and Physical Activity Review Policy was launched by the

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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 Village, Naitasiri. The joint project with the Ministry of Health

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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 Health Minister Rosy Akbar. “We need to speed up the

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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 pressure at the three divisional hospitals. Mr Sayed-Khaiyum acknowledged that

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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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Under-Age Children Sent To Buy Cigarettes Unacceptable, Says Ali

  Under-Age Children Sent To Buy Cigarettes Unacceptable, Says Ali

Under-age children who are sent to buy cigarette is unacceptable says Ministry of Health, Tobacco Control Enforcement Unit, Acting Manager,

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Usamate Checks Nausori Challenges

  Usamate Checks Nausori Challenges

Minister for Health and Medical Services Jone Usamate yesterday visited one of the most challenged health facilities in the country

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Baby Death Saddens Bhatnagar

  Baby Death Saddens Bhatnagar

Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services Veena Bhatnagar says she is saddened by another baby death, this time in

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Hospital Death Probe

  Hospital Death Probe

  Assistant Minister for Health Veena Bhatnagar has confirmed that an investigation is currently underway in relation to the death

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Coral Coast Tourism Joins ‘Fight The Bite’ Campaign

  Coral Coast Tourism Joins ‘Fight The Bite’ Campaign

  Resort managers on Coral Coast have allied with the Ministry of Health, in the fight against mosquito-borne diseases, in

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Lack Of Data On Disability

  Lack Of Data On Disability

  Data collection and statistics for people living with disabilities is one of the resources the Ministry of Health and

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Ministry Of Health Nadi Firm Brings In Six ECG Monitors

  Ministry Of Health Nadi Firm Brings In Six ECG Monitors

A Nadi-based company, Yees Cold Storage Seafood Limited, as part of its community initiative, handed over six Electrocardiogram (ECG) monitors

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Usamate Commends Lami

  Usamate Commends Lami

Minister for Health and Medical Services Jone Usamate yesterday commended residents of Valenicina in Lami for taking a proactive approach

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Ministry Probes Death In Labasa Hospital

  Ministry Probes Death In Labasa Hospital

  The Ministry of Health is investigating a complaint from a family regarding the death of their mother at the

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Conjunctivitis ‘Within Suva Subdivision Only’

  Conjunctivitis ‘Within Suva Subdivision Only’

One thousand six hundred cases of the viral conjunctivitis were registered in the Suva subdivision alone in the past 14

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Usamate Thanks Aust’s Assistance

  Usamate Thanks Aust’s Assistance

Minister for Health and Medical Services Jone Usamate expressed his sincere appreciation to the Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Julie Bishop

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North Health officers On Roll

  North Health officers On Roll

Labasa Hospital is the only medical service in the Northern Division that is fully functional, says Northern Divisional Medical Officer

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