Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete

766 People In Quarantine, 3 Active Cases
NEWS

766 People In Quarantine, 3 Active Cases

In receiving the test kits, Dr Waqainabete said the test kits would, over the next few months, increase their capaci...

Fiji To Get AstraZeneca Vaccine: Minister
COVID-19, Politics

Fiji To Get AstraZeneca Vaccine: Minister

The vaccine can be administered within a maximum of six months with two doses given per person.

Health Officals Prepare For Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout
NEWS

Health Officals Prepare For Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout

“The groundwork that we are doing at the moment is ensuring that we get rid of the communicable diseases that’s ...

‘$300K For Savusavu Hospital Upgrading’
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‘$300K For Savusavu Hospital Upgrading’

“I was in Savusavu over the first few weeks of this year doing a public outreach on Cakaudrove,” Dr Waqainabete ...

3 Leptospirosis Deaths, 300 Cases Of Dengue Fever Recorded
NEWS

3 Leptospirosis Deaths, 300 Cases Of Dengue Fever Recorded

However, Dr Waqainabete said the numbers were not big to declare an outbreak in the country.

Health Ministry Probes Asthma Patient’s Death At Savusavu Hospital
NEWS

Health Ministry Probes Asthma Patient’s Death At Savusavu Hospital

Filo Ramatau’s sister, Kiti Chapple, said her generator and gallons of fuel were at the hospital and even took a p...

Expert Views On COVID-19 Vaccine: It’s Safe, Take The Shot
NEWS

Expert Views On COVID-19 Vaccine: It’s Safe, Take The Shot

Dr Virgilio De Asa, the owner of Nasese Medical Centre, said the COVID-19 vaccinations were the only way to at least...

Ministry To Confirm Cause Of Death Of 18-Year-Old
NEWS

Ministry To Confirm Cause Of Death Of 18-Year-Old

Jone Tagilala’s cause of death would be determined once the blood test results were received.

In The Name Of Resilience
NATION

In The Name Of Resilience

Helipad at the new Navosa Hospital used for the first time. The usual 2 1/2 hours plus travel time for patients and ...

Covid Reps Plan
Rugby

Covid Reps Plan

Flying Fijians team members affected will be absorbed into the French public health system Minister Dr Waqainabet...

620 People In Fiji’s Quarantine Facilities
COVID-19, NATION

620 People In Fiji’s Quarantine Facilities

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said, frontline workers remain robust with their s...

Villagers In Southern Lau Benefit From Free Medical Checks And Surgeries
NATION

Villagers In Southern Lau Benefit From Free Medical Checks And Surgeries

Dr Delasau thanked the Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete’s vision to take surgery o...

Big Lau Visit
NATION

Big Lau Visit

With at least three tropical cyclones predicted to cross our Exclusive Economic Zone this season, Mr Seruiratu is ur...

170 Arrives From Sydney
NATION

170 Arrives From Sydney

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and SPA at Natadola Bay has indicated that it has facilities that could be used fo...

Doctors Pinktober Sports Day
SPORTS

Doctors Pinktober Sports Day

“Hiding disease will only empower true disease. Empower the health services we provide by coming early to us with ...

Dr Waqainabete Labelled The Coolest Health Minister
NEWS

Dr Waqainabete Labelled The Coolest Health Minister

This was after he led participants of the 71st World Health Organisation Regional Committee Meeting for the Western ...

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...

COVID-19: 152 Days Of No Community Transmission Cases In Fiji
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19: 152 Days Of No Community Transmission Cases In Fiji

And it has been 11 days since the last COVID-19 case of COVID-19 in the border quarantine areas.

‘No Chickenpox Outbreak’
NATION

‘No Chickenpox Outbreak’

While confirming that there were less than 10 cases recorded, he reiterated that the number was not worth worrying.

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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...

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