Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete

COVID-19: Four GeneXpert Up Testing Abilities
NEWS

COVID-19: Four GeneXpert Up Testing Abilities

The GeneXpert is a small machine, about the size of a microwave oven, that can fit easily on a small table.

‘50,000 Doses Of Vaccine Will Finish This Week’
NEWS

‘50,000 Doses Of Vaccine Will Finish This Week’

United Nations Resident Coordinator to Fiji and the Pacific, Sanaka Samarasinha said the next batch of AstraZeneca ...

37,000 Registered For Jabs
NEWS

37,000 Registered For Jabs

More than 37, 000 have registered for the COVID-19 vaccines, says Minister for Health Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete.

Pandemic Affecting Our Medicine Supply From Overseas
NATION

Pandemic Affecting Our Medicine Supply From Overseas

Fiji’s suppliers of medicine stock are based abroad and the impact of COVID-19 on manufacturing countries has had ...

Minister Opens Refurbished Registrars Room
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Minister Opens Refurbished Registrars Room

Minister for Health and Medical Servic­es, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete opened the newly refurbished surgical regis­tra...

100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines To Arrive Monday
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100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines To Arrive Monday

Acting Permanent Secretary Foreign Affairs Yogesh Karan said 100,000 doses of the vaccines will arrive in the first ...

Doctor Awarded Placement At Harvard
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Doctor Awarded Placement At Harvard

‘This is a milestone for us and also we are opening opportunities for other doctors’

Ministry Investigates Claims On Street Foods
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Ministry Investigates Claims On Street Foods

“The claims have been brought forward to us and the relevant part of the Ministry is going through that process an...

Challenges Abuse Victims Face At Hospitals: Minister
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Challenges Abuse Victims Face At Hospitals: Minister

Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete highlights ways medical personnel can detect abused women who are not able to be straight fo...

Nadera Dialysis Centre Gets New Equipment
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Nadera Dialysis Centre Gets New Equipment

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete has confirmed the installation of new dialysis equ...

766 People In Quarantine, 3 Active Cases
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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...

50,000 COVID-19 Vaccines By April
NATION

50,000 COVID-19 Vaccines By April

Dr Waqainabete said the ministry was working with digitalFIJI on the vaccination registration for the vaccinated pop...

Contrary To Statements, Paracetamol Available
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Contrary To Statements, Paracetamol Available

Staff in the health facilities were also networking with their divisional and national centres to deliver health ser...

Fiji To Get AstraZeneca Vaccine: Minister
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...

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