Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete

COVID-19 Delays  Navosa Sub Divisional  Hospital Opening Says Health Minister
NATION

COVID-19 Delays Navosa Sub Divisional Hospital Opening Says Health Minister

The sub-divisional hospital was due to be opened this month but according to the Minister of Health Dr Ifereimi Waqa...

Analysis: A Look At Our Medical Needs
Analysis

Analysis: A Look At Our Medical Needs

If you have come across a shortage of medication for chronic diseases, you and Fiji are not alone. The question on d...

Fiji’s First Stent Operation Conducted Here By Local Cardiologists
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Fiji’s First Stent Operation Conducted Here By Local Cardiologists

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete hailed the procedure as a milestone and a proud mom...

Two COVID-19 Patients Recovered
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Two COVID-19 Patients Recovered

“I have to check, I think it is four or five, but anyway two have recovered and they would have gone home accordin...

66-Year-Old Man Is Fiji’s First COVID-19 Related Death
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66-Year-Old Man Is Fiji’s First COVID-19 Related Death

Despite the best efforts of medical professionals, Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete ...

Fiji Reports First COVID-19 Related Death
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Fiji Reports First COVID-19 Related Death

Health and Medical Services Minister, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete announced this in a press conference the last hour.

4000 Fijians Returned Home On Repatriation Flights
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4000 Fijians Returned Home On Repatriation Flights

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete revealed the figure when he was questioned by Wakan...

COVID-19: Majority Of Passengers Back From India Cleared Of Virus
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COVID-19: Majority Of Passengers Back From India Cleared Of Virus

This was confirmed by Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete

Fijian Troops To Self-Isolate Upon Arrival From High-Risk Sinai
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Fijian Troops To Self-Isolate Upon Arrival From High-Risk Sinai

Upon arrival, the 162 RFMF personnel will undergo self-isolation at a designated Government facility for a minimum o...

More Than 4000 COVID-19 Tests Conducted: Health Minister
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More Than 4000 COVID-19 Tests Conducted: Health Minister

Dr Waqainabete said the ministry’s testing capacity had increased dramatically from 15 tests daily to now 100 test...

Health Worker Who Was Last To See Eliki Yaco Before He Disappeared To Be Reposted Elsewhere For Her Safety
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Health Worker Who Was Last To See Eliki Yaco Before He Disappeared To Be Reposted Elsewhere For Her Safety

Landowning unit representative, Jone Savunikimatuku, 70, said: “We need the Government to send a special task forc...

Health Ministry To Remain Vigilant To Avoid Second Wave Of Virus
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Health Ministry To Remain Vigilant To Avoid Second Wave Of Virus

Minister says its important to keep guard up to prevent second wave of the virus.

Waqainabete Walks Talk in Fight Against Waterborne Diseases
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Waqainabete Walks Talk in Fight Against Waterborne Diseases

The cleanup campaign took place in Nausori, Nasinu and Korovou with community awareness of maintaining a clean and h...

Fiji Shows The Way In COVID-19 Battle
COVID-19, Sunvoice

Fiji Shows The Way In COVID-19 Battle

Health Minister, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete and your medical team, please take a bow.

COVID-19: Another New Case, Announcement Soon
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COVID-19: Another New Case, Announcement Soon

An announcement is expected to be made today regarding a new COVID-19 case. This would be Fiji's 18th patient.

Health Ministry Aims 100K Screenings In Suva By Thursday
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Health Ministry Aims 100K Screenings In Suva By Thursday

The Minister, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete, said this needed to be done to be sure that there was no community transmissi...

Government To Monitor COVID-19 Positive Fijians In Malaysia
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Government To Monitor COVID-19 Positive Fijians In Malaysia

The three, plus Fiji’s COVID-19 case number nine, the 53-year-old man, in Soasoa, Labasa, attended the religious g...

Former Malau Sawmill For COVID-19 Isolation Centre
COVID-19, SUNBIZ

Former Malau Sawmill For COVID-19 Isolation Centre

The closed Fiji Forest Industries (FFI) sawmill site at Malau in Labasa is being earmarked as a COVID-19 isolation C...

$10m On COVID-19 Expenses To Date: Dr Waqainabete
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$10m On COVID-19 Expenses To Date: Dr Waqainabete

“So far, we have used about $10m, some of this money had been given by the government even before the mini-budget....

Violators Of COVID-19 Rules Have Earned A New Name – COV-IDIOTS
COVID-19

Violators Of COVID-19 Rules Have Earned A New Name – COV-IDIOTS

People who do not adhere to these directives are simply COV-IDIOTS, who Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says are g...

COVID-19: Naitasiri Market Vendors Stranded In Capital City
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: Naitasiri Market Vendors Stranded In Capital City

Market vendor Losalini Liku will spend at least 14 days away from her five-month-old son and husband as a result of ...

COVID-19: Tests Cost Ministry Almost $2000 Each
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19: Tests Cost Ministry Almost $2000 Each

Since Thursday, the Ministry has conducted close to 400 tests.

COVID-19: NZ National Tested Positive For Coronavirus After Visiting Fiji
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COVID-19: NZ National Tested Positive For Coronavirus After Visiting Fiji

A New Zealand national has been tested positive for COVID-19 in New Zealand who returned home after visiting his fam...

COVID-19: 10 Fever Clinics Set Up In Maritime Provinces
COVID-19, Island News

COVID-19: 10 Fever Clinics Set Up In Maritime Provinces

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said his ministry was working hard in ensuring all ...

More Than 60 Test Negative For Virus
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More Than 60 Test Negative For Virus

Even though we haven’t got any confirmed cases, we have to make sure that we are prepared in all aspects of the fa...

COVID-19: Borders Still Open To Australia and New Zealand Says Health Minister
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COVID-19: Borders Still Open To Australia and New Zealand Says Health Minister

However, Dr Waqainabete has clarified that travellers from the two countries would continue to be monitored by our h...

Colonial War Memorial Hospital Emergency Unit To Undergo Facelift
NATION

Colonial War Memorial Hospital Emergency Unit To Undergo Facelift

Funding for such maintenance has been derived from the ministry’s budget.

No Vaccines Yet For COVID-19, Says Health Minister
NEWS

No Vaccines Yet For COVID-19, Says Health Minister

He said: “Medicines and chemicals that haven’t been tested we need to understand not only the good that it bring...

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