Dr James Fong

Permanent Secretaries For Education, Health And Youth Confirmed
NEWS

Permanent Secretaries For Education, Health And Youth Confirmed

The Public Service Commission has confirmed the appointment of the following individuals as a Permanent Secretary: P...

Ministry Braces For More COVID Cases
COVID-19, NEWS

Ministry Braces For More COVID Cases

Dr Fong said currently there are only two remaining border quarantine COVID-19 cases that are in isolation and both ...

COVID-19: Two Remain In Isolation, Says Dr Fong
NEWS

COVID-19: Two Remain In Isolation, Says Dr Fong

He said the patients were in stable condition and recovering well.

Health Staff Risk Losing Job If They Refuse To Serve After Hours
NEWS

Health Staff Risk Losing Job If They Refuse To Serve After Hours

Health staff who refuse to provide health care services to the public after hours risk being terminated from their j...

Pandemic Impacts Dentistry, Says Dr Fong
NATION

Pandemic Impacts Dentistry, Says Dr Fong

He urged oral health workers to play their role during the level of uncertainty faced in Fiji.

Two More Border COVID-19 Cases
COVID-19, NEWS

Two More Border COVID-19 Cases

This confirmation brings Fiji’s total number of active border quarantine cases to five.

Five From NZ Did Not Get COVID-19 Here: Dr Fong
NEWS

Five From NZ Did Not Get COVID-19 Here: Dr Fong

He announced this Fiji records its first frontline worker transmission.

Let’s Stay The Course In Our Battle Against COVID-19
Editorial

Let’s Stay The Course In Our Battle Against COVID-19

Dr Fong may be under a lot of pressure. If that is true, it is no justification to take out his frustration on the m...

Gatherings Can Now Take Place At 50% Of A Venue’s Capacity
NATION

Gatherings Can Now Take Place At 50% Of A Venue’s Capacity

The announcement was made by the Permanent Secretary for Health Dr James Fong last night.

Second Border Quarantine COVID-19 Death Confirmed
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Second Border Quarantine COVID-19 Death Confirmed

The patient is believed to have returned into the country from a repatriation flight from the United States of Ameri...

Ministry Of Health Declares Dengue And Leptospirosis Outbreak
NATION

Ministry Of Health Declares Dengue And Leptospirosis Outbreak

Most of these cases he said were recorded in the Central and Northern divisions.

Health Ministry To Issue Warning On All Businesses Failing To Monitor CareFIJI App
NATION

Health Ministry To Issue Warning On All Businesses Failing To Monitor CareFIJI App

Acting Permanent Secretary, Dr James Fong, said these were high risk areas where users come into contact with differ...

Dr Fong Clears Air On Burial Procedures Of COVID-19 Patients
NATION

Dr Fong Clears Air On Burial Procedures Of COVID-19 Patients

“As long as the person is in the case of a proper coffin then there is no problem, it is not like the virus will g...

Health Permanent Secretary Outraged At Death Announcement Leak On Facebook
NEWS

Health Permanent Secretary Outraged At Death Announcement Leak On Facebook

This was all before the announcement was made on Friday. Dr Fong said that the ministry is taking this matter very s...

66-Year-Old Man Is Fiji’s First COVID-19 Related Death
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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 ...

COVID-19: Five New Border Quarantine Cases
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19: Five New Border Quarantine Cases

This brings us to a total of eight border quarantine cases announced since July 6.

COVID-19: ‘Fijians Overseas Matter’
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: ‘Fijians Overseas Matter’

Acting Permanent Secretary Dr James Fong made the impassioned plea while announcing Fiji’s two new border quaranti...

Latest COVID-19 Case Poses No Risk To Public
NEWS

Latest COVID-19 Case Poses No Risk To Public

“This border-quarantine case, this is not a community case and this does not warrant Fiji to change its status as ...

COVID-19: Fiji Records New COVID-19 Case After 80 Days
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COVID-19: Fiji Records New COVID-19 Case After 80 Days

A 66-year-old man, travelling from India has tested positive for the virus.

Health Permanent Secretary Praises Fiji’s Inclusion On England’s Travel Corridor Exemption List
NEWS

Health Permanent Secretary Praises Fiji’s Inclusion On England’s Travel Corridor Exemption List

From July 10, unless citizens from the listed countries have visited or stopped in any other country or territory in...

Dr Fong Ready For Challenges Of Permanent Secretary Role
NATION

Dr Fong Ready For Challenges Of Permanent Secretary Role

“It’s going to be a challenge, but I’m adamant to bring in ideas that will allow the Ministry and its function...

Bernadette Welch Retires, Dr James Fong New Acting PS For Health And Medical Services
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Bernadette Welch Retires, Dr James Fong New Acting PS For Health And Medical Services

Mr Mohan thanks Ms Welch for the many valuable contributions she has made to Fiji over the years, and wishes her a l...

CWM Hospital Incurs Additional Costs After Boiler Room Fire
NEWS

CWM Hospital Incurs Additional Costs After Boiler Room Fire

Acting Medical Superintendent Dr James Fong said under the contingency plan laundry and incinerator services have be...

Colonial War Memorial Hospital Blaze Contained, Patients Safe
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Colonial War Memorial Hospital Blaze Contained, Patients Safe

Assistant Health Minister thanks NFA, Police for quick response.

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