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    Nutrition App Launched In First Symposium

Nutrition App Launched In First Symposium

  A new app that will assist the National Food and Nutrition Centre in gaining a better understanding of the nutritional intake of Fiji’s population has been launched. My Kana app

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    Compassion Can Resolve Problems: Health Minister

Compassion Can Resolve Problems: Health Minister

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar yesterday urged conference members on the need to serve people without discrimination. “As professionals you should not discriminate against people on how

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    Embrace Diversity, Akbar Urges Medical Students

Embrace Diversity, Akbar Urges Medical Students

Eid may have been on June 24 but the celebration is still on for a number of Fijians even to this month. Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar

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    Parents’ Involvement in Child’s Diet Vital: Akbar

Parents’ Involvement in Child’s Diet Vital: Akbar

The need for parents to be involved in a child’s eating lifestyle is important in changing mindsets and leading a healthy life. This was highlighted yesterday by the Minister for

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    Aliz Pacific Takes Lead To Raise $6907 In WOWs Morning Tea

Aliz Pacific Takes Lead To Raise $6907 In WOWs Morning Tea

Aliz Pacific raised $6907 during their morning tea for the Walk On Walk Strong drive at the Bank of the South Pacific Life at Dominion House at Thomson Street on

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    Akbar Launches Programme To Develop Special Needs Group

Akbar Launches Programme To Develop Special Needs Group

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar has called for the support of a programme by the Indian High Commission to develop disabled persons through advanced technology. “This very

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    Akbar Backs Better USP Lives

Akbar Backs Better USP Lives

It is only through having a healthy lifestyle that one can prosper in their career or education. This message was conveyed yesterday by the Minister for Health and Medical Services

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    Akbar Warns Of Zero Tolerance On Abuse

Akbar Warns Of Zero Tolerance On Abuse

Physical or verbal abuse within any perimetre of the health and medical services will not be tolerated. Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar made the statement during the

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    Minister Akbar sees School Chef Challenge Becoming Bigger

Minister Akbar sees School Chef Challenge Becoming Bigger

Event gave great opportunity for our young people to learn the skills needed to prepare healthy and nutritious meals   Talks are underway to take the School Chef Challenge to

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NCDs Linked To Parents’ Negligence

  NCDs Linked To Parents’ Negligence

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar says that parental negligence sometimes becomes a factor behind children’s exposure to

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Health Gets A $321.2m

  Health Gets A $321.2m

Health and Medical Services Ministry received an increase in their 2017-2018 budget of $77.2million, bringing their total allocation to $321.2million.

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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

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Minister Akbar Prescribes A Cure For Nurses

  Minister Akbar Prescribes  A Cure For Nurses

Wise words from Rosy Akbar over the weekend. The Health and Medical Services Minister’s advice should be heeded by all

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Bua Families To Have Homes Help Soon: A-G

  Bua Families To Have Homes Help Soon: A-G

Families in the province of Bua whose homes were flattened by severe Tropical Cyclone Winston last year will have their

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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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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

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Akbar Rebuts Issue About Lack Of Hospital Beds

  Akbar Rebuts Issue About Lack Of Hospital Beds

Minister says reason for mothers subjected to floor was due to an outbreak of hospital acquired infection The shortage of

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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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