Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete

Parents Should Register Their Newborns On Time
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Parents Should Register Their Newborns On Time

“We need to change this mindset where parents must see that every child in the household is registered with a birt...

FNPF ‘Is Not Pay’
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FNPF ‘Is Not Pay’

A heated exchange broke out in Parliament yesterday when Mr Prasad had accused the Government of lying that he had p...

200K For Rural Health Clinics
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200K For Rural Health Clinics

The new scheme is targeted at providing private doctor services in rural areas. Responding to Fiji Sun’s queries, ...

Proper Hygiene Is Solution To Communicable Diseases, Says Dr Waqainabete
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Proper Hygiene Is Solution To Communicable Diseases, Says Dr Waqainabete

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete says the best solution to cure communicable diseas...

Villagers Take Ownership Of Water Source, Trained To Do Maintenance
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Villagers Take Ownership Of Water Source, Trained To Do Maintenance

Raviravi villagers in Macuata Province will now take ownership of their water supply system.

No Nurses At Stations, Yasawa Villagers Need Service And Medication
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No Nurses At Stations, Yasawa Villagers Need Service And Medication

The people on the island said this would help promote the various tourism businesses they have on the island.

Mask Up, says Dr Waqainabete
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Mask Up, says Dr Waqainabete

“We are encouraging everyone to show their diligent responsibility like wearing masks if they have a cold,” he said.

Healthcare Workers on Full Alert for Suspected Cases of HFM Disease
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Healthcare Workers on Full Alert for Suspected Cases of HFM Disease

There has been no confirmed cases of hand, foot and mouth disease in Fiji.

Minister Explains Kadavu Nursing Station Situation
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Minister Explains Kadavu Nursing Station Situation

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete says nurses can only provide medicine up to their ...

Government Pays Last Respects To Highland Chief
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Government Pays Last Respects To Highland Chief

Presenting the Fijian Government’s eulogy, iTaukei Affairs Board Deputy chief executive officer, Josefa Toganivalu...

Blood Vital In Surgeries: Dr Waqainabete
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Blood Vital In Surgeries: Dr Waqainabete

“It’s not until your family member goes to the hospital, then, actually, the calls go out to you to donate blood...

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...

North Health Facilities Upgrades
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North Health Facilities Upgrades

Dr Waqainabete said many nursing and health centres in the division already had solar freezers installed while some ...

COVID-19 Forced Work Disruptions at CWMH Maternity Unit Extension
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COVID-19 Forced Work Disruptions at CWMH Maternity Unit Extension

Disruptions caused by COVID-19 have forced the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to halt works on the planned ...

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...

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