Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete

Beware Self-Proclaimed COVID-19 Vaccine Removers
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Beware Self-Proclaimed COVID-19 Vaccine Removers

The public are being warned not to resort to self-proclaimed medical practitioners who claim to be able to remove th...

Second Batch Of Drugs For HIV Patients Received
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Second Batch Of Drugs For HIV Patients Received

The Indian Government has handed over the second batch of AntiRetroViral (ARV) drugs for HIV patient’s treatment t...

‘No Pregnancy Complications For Mothers, Newborns’ – Minister Waqainabete
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‘No Pregnancy Complications For Mothers, Newborns’ – Minister Waqainabete

“What we actually have at the moment are women coming into the hospital for their primary condition and they are t...

NZ Pledges 50,000 Pfizer Vaccines For Children
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NZ Pledges 50,000 Pfizer Vaccines For Children

Ms Mahuta, who is currently on a bilateral visit to Fiji, said New Zealand was happy to help Fiji in areas of mutual...

$176,000 Isolation Ward Opened
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$176,000 Isolation Ward Opened

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete yesterday commissioned the newly built Tamavua Twom...

We’ll Come To You: Health
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We’ll Come To You: Health

“We must make sure that we fight Non-Communicable Diseases together so that we can have a fruitful life.”

200 Vacant Nursing Positions To Be Filled By Year’s End
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200 Vacant Nursing Positions To Be Filled By Year’s End

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services will employ 200 gradu­ate nurses to fill vacancies be­fore the end of ...

Medical Staff Harassed in Rural, Maritime Areas: Minister of Health
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Medical Staff Harassed in Rural, Maritime Areas: Minister of Health

“We know it is not the whole community. It is that individual that has done it, but it needs the community to be a...

Medical Staff Harassed in Rural, Maritime Areas: Minister
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Medical Staff Harassed in Rural, Maritime Areas: Minister

“We know it is not the whole community. It is that individual that has done it, but it needs the community to be a...

Let’s Go Local: Grand Pacific Hotel Lights Up To Show Support
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Let’s Go Local: Grand Pacific Hotel Lights Up To Show Support

A global event and the first for Fiji, through Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), cities around the worl...

Waqainabete Thanks Ra Teachers For COVID Help
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Waqainabete Thanks Ra Teachers For COVID Help

The teachers were part of conducting screening, entering data, profiling, verifying the $360, verifying the lottery ...

Labasa Hospital The Only One With All COVID-19-Free Staff
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Labasa Hospital The Only One With All COVID-19-Free Staff

“We kept our guard up despite the low number of cases recorded in the Northern Division because we were aware that...

100,000 Pfizer Doses Will Arrive Monday
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100,000 Pfizer Doses Will Arrive Monday

“We are grateful the New Zealand Government is supporting us with Pfizer and obviously the indications are we coul...

 Booster Shots Still In Talks: Minister
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 Booster Shots Still In Talks: Minister

There was a study done in the United Kingdom where they looked at more than 745, 000 individuals to see if they want...

Fiji Recorded More Than 8000 Children With COVID-19
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Fiji Recorded More Than 8000 Children With COVID-19

“The significant regional difference in the observed incidence rate of COVID-19 among the young population will re...

Country Reopening Borders Sooner?
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Country Reopening Borders Sooner?

PM says if the nation achieves vaccination rate, it could reopen before November 1

TV Series Changing Food Habits In The Region
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TV Series Changing Food Habits In The Region

The stress on the health system in the Pacific had been immense even before the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Now ...

 Do Not Give Anti-Vaxxers A Platform
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 Do Not Give Anti-Vaxxers A Platform

“By giving them a platform, we are telling them that they have a voice.”

Korea Offers Further Assistance For Fiji In Covid-19 Battle
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Korea Offers Further Assistance For Fiji In Covid-19 Battle

The Korean Government has provided further assistance worth FJ$400,000 to aid the Fijian Government in the ongoing f...

Enough Vaccines for All Eligible In Fiji: Minister
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Enough Vaccines for All Eligible In Fiji: Minister

Dr Waqainabete said to date the ministry confirms enough vaccines for all age eligible individuals and continues to ...

Options Explored Over Shower Facilities At Suva Isolation Centre
NEWS

Options Explored Over Shower Facilities At Suva Isolation Centre

To try and control the number of people in the facility we are also transferring some of them to the hospital facili...

Vevedu No COVID Cure
NEWS

Vevedu No COVID Cure

“COVID-19 is caused by SARS-CoV 2 Virus. Whilst some of our herbal remedies may help alleviate some symptoms; it d...

COVID-19 Alert
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COVID-19 Alert

If someone tests negative for the variant on a particular time, it does not mean they will remain negative tomorrow,

Centre Runs 16 Tests At Once Instead Of Four
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Centre Runs 16 Tests At Once Instead Of Four

The machines were procured by the World Health Organisation (WHO) with funding support from the European Union (EU).

Protocol Breachers Dishearten Health Minister Waqainabete
NEWS

Protocol Breachers Dishearten Health Minister Waqainabete

Containment area borders will only open once measured assessment has been done, he adds.

Remodelling Exercise Ensures Normative Health Care Delivery
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Remodelling Exercise Ensures Normative Health Care Delivery

The ministry has gone through a remodeling exercise where we pushed out more outreach-based services, including send...

Border Quarantine Will Continue For Those Fully Vaccinated: Dr Waqainabete
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Border Quarantine Will Continue For Those Fully Vaccinated: Dr Waqainabete

“Quarantine for those coming in from abroad should continue as per the World Health Organisation recommendation,...

‘It’s Real’- A COVID-19 Survivor Tells
NEWS

‘It’s Real’- A COVID-19 Survivor Tells

COVID-19 is real; the sickness is real and the misery it brings to lives affected is real.

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