Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete

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.

More Than 60 Test Negative For Virus
NEWS

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
NEWS

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...

Health Ministry Reaffirms Commitment Towards Nurses
NATION

Health Ministry Reaffirms Commitment Towards Nurses

Dr Waqainabete took a stroll down memory lane as he gave accounts of his first contacts with nurses.

Dr Waqainabete To Lynda: Think About The Lives, Not The Likes On Facebook
Politics

Dr Waqainabete To Lynda: Think About The Lives, Not The Likes On Facebook

Dr Waqainabete called out The Fiji Times and Opposition Whip Lynda Tabuya for spreading misinformation about the vir...

Nemani Delaibatiki: Politicians Who Oppose Navua Hospital As A Quarantine Station Are Irresponsible
Opinion, Politics

Nemani Delaibatiki: Politicians Who Oppose Navua Hospital As A Quarantine Station Are Irresponsible

They are using the people for their own political agenda.

Health Minister Dispels Rumours About Navua Hospital
NEWS

Health Minister Dispels Rumours About Navua Hospital

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete, said the isolation unit had been part of the hos...

Health Minister Assures Action Over ‘Drunk’ Doctor Claims
NEWS

Health Minister Assures Action Over ‘Drunk’ Doctor Claims

Dr Waqainabete sought forgiveness from the Koro villagers and said they would uplift their health service delivery o...

Coronavirus: Cruiseliner Tourists Not Affected By Closure Of Borders, Says Agents
NEWS

Coronavirus: Cruiseliner Tourists Not Affected By Closure Of Borders, Says Agents

Not every victim could come in from China so that does not mean that we have a ban in place for foreign nationals th...

Coronavirus: Strategies In Place, Says Dr Waqainabete
NATION

Coronavirus: Strategies In Place, Says Dr Waqainabete

“Although Coronavirus is here we have to make sure that we continue the hard work on the ground in terms of preven...

Fijians Living In Wuhan City Test Negative For Coronavirus
NEWS

Fijians Living In Wuhan City Test Negative For Coronavirus

“The Fijian students living and studying in Wuhan City underwent all the necessary blood tests for the novel coron...

24 Dengue Cases In Vanua Levu
NATION

24 Dengue Cases In Vanua Levu

Heavy rain during Tropical Cyclones Sarai and Tino led to the increase in dengue fever cases.

All 28 Cases Of Measles Recovered, Dr Waqainabete Affirms
NATION

All 28 Cases Of Measles Recovered, Dr Waqainabete Affirms

He said the outbreak in Serua and Namosi was brought to an end in less than a month through the massive response eff...

Health Ministry, Health Care Work Around The Clock To Ensure Ba Hospital Opens Soon
NATION

Health Ministry, Health Care Work Around The Clock To Ensure Ba Hospital Opens Soon

No opening date could be confirmed because works on the new hospital are still in progress.

71 Successful Heart Surgeries Completed
NEWS

71 Successful Heart Surgeries Completed

The foundation, together with the Ministry of Health, are now embarking on the largest project ever initiated by a n...

Strong Wind Warning Postpones Lau Trip
NATION

Strong Wind Warning Postpones Lau Trip

“The next FEMAT deployment is for Southern Lau would leave on Friday. A decision regarding the trip will be made o...

Measles Outbreak: Vaccination For 39 Years And Over Possible
NATION

Measles Outbreak: Vaccination For 39 Years And Over Possible

Previously, target groups were from the age of 19 to 39. Dr Waqainabete said they had extra vaccines available and t...

Measles Outbreak: Mass Vaccinations For Lau Islands
Island News, NATION

Measles Outbreak: Mass Vaccinations For Lau Islands

The first team will provide measles vaccination, the second team will conduct circumcision while the third team will...

Measles Immunisation Campaign In West And Parts Of East Begin
NATION

Measles Immunisation Campaign In West And Parts Of East Begin

Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said $2 million has already been used in response to the measles outbreak, last month.

Measles Outbreak: Health Ministry Intents To Contain Measles Within Two Weeks
NATION

Measles Outbreak: Health Ministry Intents To Contain Measles Within Two Weeks

He said the measles taskforce would complete the mass vaccination in Suva by the end of Christmas Eve. Of the 19 cas...

Measles Outbreak: No Need To Panic Says Health Minister
NATION

Measles Outbreak: No Need To Panic Says Health Minister

A confirmed case in Vatuwaqa makes it 10 confirmed cases of measles in the country, so far.

Nemani Delaibatiki: Dr Waqainabete Ticks All Boxes In His First Year As Health Minister
Analysis

Nemani Delaibatiki: Dr Waqainabete Ticks All Boxes In His First Year As Health Minister

His passion to improve service delivery has been noted here and at international forums. He has debunked a theory th...

PM Voreqe Bainimarama At St.Giles Hospital During The Opening Of AOD Unit
Photo Feature

PM Voreqe Bainimarama At St.Giles Hospital During The Opening Of AOD Unit

Dr Waqainabete: Proper Hygiene And Sanitation Practices Prevents Diseases
NEWS

Dr Waqainabete: Proper Hygiene And Sanitation Practices Prevents Diseases

A total of 18 new flush toilets were built for the villages while 14 old toilets were converted to Water seal toilet...

Stroke Survivor On Mission To Help Others With Challenges
NATION

Stroke Survivor On Mission To Help Others With Challenges

Ms Vakalagilagi, 72, shared her story during the World Stroke Day celebration on Thursday at the Colonial War Memori...

Practise Moderation This Diwali Celebration, Advises Health Minister
NATION

Practise Moderation This Diwali Celebration, Advises Health Minister

It is the opportunity to share our cultures, our food and we are privileged because we as a nation show in many of t...

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