Dr James Fong

Shine A Light: Mothers Plead For Maternity Care
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Shine A Light: Mothers Plead For Maternity Care

“We are just calling on the Government to listen to our plight. This is the plight of the mothers of this nation. ...

How To Protect Yourself From Viral Flu
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How To Protect Yourself From Viral Flu

Permanent Secretary Dr James Fong said this was currently a global trend a with the proliferation of flu viruses fol...

Stay Home If You Are Sick With Flu
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Stay Home If You Are Sick With Flu

He has advised the public to stay at home when feeling unwell and wear face covering (masks) when going outside in o...

Remuneration Packages For Medical Staff Members
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Remuneration Packages For Medical Staff Members

“We continue to support the Government’s initiatives for greater engagement between the public health sector and...

Diabetic Patients Want More Vigorous Awareness Created In Health Policies
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Diabetic Patients Want More Vigorous Awareness Created In Health Policies

“It is time that people eat healthy food, make good decisions about what’s good for their body and make sure tha...

Doctor James Fong Says 84% Of Deaths In Fiji Are Caused By NCDs
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Doctor James Fong Says 84% Of Deaths In Fiji Are Caused By NCDs

In comparison to the last seven years, the deaths were around 80 per cent.Interestingly, the Ministry is witnessing ...

Tanoa Group’s $10k Cancer Society Aid
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Tanoa Group’s $10k Cancer Society Aid

Tanoa Hotel Group is among the first organizations to recognise the need to assist Fijians having to endure the effe...

Ministry Services Boost
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Ministry Services Boost

“In doing so, KOICA has established a means by which we can engage with a local automotive mechanical works provid...

Taveuni Medics Upgrade Skills
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Taveuni Medics Upgrade Skills

The training is geared to improve the clinical governance in their respective health facility.

Father Walks In His Son’s Memory
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Father Walks In His Son’s Memory

“I have been talking to friends and corporate houses about congenital heart disease and just the health and wellne...

119 Active COVID-19 Cases
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119 Active COVID-19 Cases

“Community and Workplace leaders are encouraged to maintain many of the COVID safe measures that the community and...

Overtime Approvals, New Shifts For Nurses A Big Plus For Health Sector
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Overtime Approvals, New Shifts For Nurses A Big Plus For Health Sector

"There are staff shortages that entail some health workers to stay longer hours at work,” he said.

Ministry Realigns Services To Cater For Resigning Nurses
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Ministry Realigns Services To Cater For Resigning Nurses

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services contin­ues to realign its services to meet the continuing trend of medi...

Plans To Remove Some Coronavirus Measures Depending On Booster Stats
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Plans To Remove Some Coronavirus Measures Depending On Booster Stats

“Anyone who is sick should not be attending work or school. If you have coronavirus symptoms, you must get tested ...

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, ...

Dr Fong Confirms 8 Cases of Measles
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Dr Fong Confirms 8 Cases of Measles

“All children around Fiji who have turned one, to the age of students in Year Six who are yet to receive their mea...

No Travel  Restrictions On  NZ, Says Dr Fong
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No Travel Restrictions On NZ, Says Dr Fong

“We urge everyone to stay up to date with their coronavirus vaccination, especially people over the age of 50, and...

Spike in COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death
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Spike in COVID-19 Cases, 1 Death

The latest statement from the ministry recorded 268 new cases of the virus in the last five days.

Dr Fong Urges Precaution at Labasa Carnival
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Dr Fong Urges Precaution at Labasa Carnival

The Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services, Dr James Fong is advising people attending Digicel Duavata ...

The Problem With Waste And Where It Ends Up
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The Problem With Waste And Where It Ends Up

This sewage waste would also in­clude toilet tissues that would scat­ter along the footpath.

Dr Fong: Be Safer, Get Booster Shot
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Dr Fong: Be Safer, Get Booster Shot

An online article by The Conversation Australia yesterday said that the BA.4 and BA.5 sub variants were more infecti...

Vaccines Protect, Parents Assured
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Vaccines Protect, Parents Assured

COVID-19 vaccines for children aged 5 to 11 begins nationwide.

Visitors’ Movements Restricted In Hospitals: Dr Fong
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Visitors’ Movements Restricted In Hospitals: Dr Fong

A large number of people seeking hospital care will mean they will be competing for hospital resources with those wh...

Dr Fong: Don’t Vaxx Kids Who Are Sick
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Dr Fong: Don’t Vaxx Kids Who Are Sick

Only children who are fully recovered should get vaccinated for COVID-19, he adds.

COVID CAUTION
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COVID CAUTION

Dr Fong said while Fiji was in the endemic phase and there was no need to panic, it was best to act on the side of ...

Monkeypox ‘Not High Risk Issue’: WHO Rep
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Monkeypox ‘Not High Risk Issue’: WHO Rep

Monkeypox is not a high risk issue for Fiji and other countries in the pacific, says World Health Organisation repre...

Dr Fong: No Monkeypox In Fiji, Clarifies Covid-19 Dosage
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Dr Fong: No Monkeypox In Fiji, Clarifies Covid-19 Dosage

This was after a rumor of two monkeypox cases in the country surfaced.

Fong Highlights COVID-19 Operations Difficulties
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Fong Highlights COVID-19 Operations Difficulties

While there were a lot of lessons learnt from developed countries, the main problem was that it was not contextualiz...

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