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79 Caregivers Graduate From Academy

Ministry for Women, Chil­dren and Poverty Allevia­tion, Rosy Akbar officiated at the Prestige Caregivers Acad­emy (PCA) graduation on Friday.
20 Nov 2022 16:10
79 Caregivers Graduate From Academy
Prestige Caregivers Academy graduates with Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar on November 18, 2022. Photo: Ronald Kumar

Ministry for Women, Chil­dren and Poverty Allevia­tion, Rosy Akbar officiated at the Prestige Caregivers Acad­emy (PCA) graduation on Friday.

While addressing the 79 gradu­ates, she highlighted that accord­ing to the Fiji Census in 2017, Fiji­ans aged 60 plus comprise 10.6 per cent of the total population (93,745 Older Fijians), while people liv­ing with disability made up 12.8 per cent of the total population (113,595 Fijians).

Ms Akbar said there was a need for various forms of caregiving to this segment of the Fijian popula­tion, including home-based care.

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Story By: jone.salusalu@fijisun.com.fj



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