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...

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

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
COVID-19, NEWS

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
NEWS

$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
COVID-19, NEWS

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
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...

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