Health and Medical Services

39 New Cases: More In The Days To Come
NEWS

39 New Cases: More In The Days To Come

Our mitigation strategy announced yesterday is targeted at isolating cases, treating patients who develop severe cas...

COVID-19: 10 New Cases- All In The Central Division
NEWS

COVID-19: 10 New Cases- All In The Central Division

“We have recorded ten new cases of COVID-19 since yesterday evening.

Fijians Turn On Fijians
NEWS

Fijians Turn On Fijians

Fijians living in Pacific Harbour took to Facebook demanding that Fijians in isolation be not allowed to stay at The...

Dr Fong: 24 New Cases In Central Division
NEWS

Dr Fong: 24 New Cases In Central Division

Fiji has had 230 cases in total, with 134 recoveries and four deaths, since our first case was reported on March 19,...

10 Interesting Things About Our Ministry of Health And Medical Services’ Chief Medical Advisor -Dr Jemesa Tudravu
Feature

10 Interesting Things About Our Ministry of Health And Medical Services’ Chief Medical Advisor -Dr Jemesa Tudravu

“Dr Tudravu is not only an experienced Orthopaedic Surgeon, having trained here and in Australia for work experien...

Be Prepared For All Types Of Course Of Actions, Dr Fong
NATION

Be Prepared For All Types Of Course Of Actions, Dr Fong

“I cannot, given the way the cases are coming up, I cannot take away the possibility that we may have to continue ...

COVID-19: ‘Lautoka Hospital Not Dangerous’
NATION

COVID-19: ‘Lautoka Hospital Not Dangerous’

Dr Fong said Lautoka Hospital was much safer than being outside.

COVID-19: Fijians Who Moved To Non-Containment Zones Advised To Self-Isolate Immediately
NEWS

COVID-19: Fijians Who Moved To Non-Containment Zones Advised To Self-Isolate Immediately

Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Dr James Fong said these people had ignored restrictions and man...

Fiji Confirms Seven Locally Transmitted Positive Cases Of COVID-19
NEWS

Fiji Confirms Seven Locally Transmitted Positive Cases Of COVID-19

Dr Fong said the recent cases from Lautoka and Suva were troubling, pointing to wider transmission in these areas.

COVID-19: Food Help And Dishonest people
NATION

COVID-19: Food Help And Dishonest people

However, he said there were people aiming to benefit from the assistance by getting more than one pack per family.

COVID-19: Calm Before The Storm
NEWS

COVID-19: Calm Before The Storm

So let’s not let one day of ‘no new cases’ fool anyone into thinking this storm is over.’

Seafarers Pay $250 For Breaking Rule
Crime & Court

Seafarers Pay $250 For Breaking Rule

Three men, who were found consuming alcohol at the Narain Jetty in Walubay, have been convicted and ordered to pay a...

Fong Outlines Lab Tests, Sceening Clinics And Basic Rules
NATION

Fong Outlines Lab Tests, Sceening Clinics And Basic Rules

685 laboratory tests and 20,201 in-person health screenings were done on Tuesday.

COVID-19: Dangerous COVID-19 Variant Originating From India Is Here
NEWS

COVID-19: Dangerous COVID-19 Variant Originating From India Is Here

Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Doctor James Fong confirmed this last night.

Four New Cases Of COVID-19 Recorded In The Country
NEWS

Four New Cases Of COVID-19 Recorded In The Country

Two of those cases are in Nadi, one in Lautoka and one in Makoi, Suva.

Village In Ba On Health Alert After Two Leptospirosis Deaths
NATION

Village In Ba On Health Alert After Two Leptospirosis Deaths

Waikubukubu Village in Nadarivatu, in the province of Ba, has gone into lockdown restrictions after two villagers di...

Dr Fong Welcomes WHO’s Approval Of Janssen Vaccine
NATION

Dr Fong Welcomes WHO’s Approval Of Janssen Vaccine

WHO has backed AstraZeneca after a small number of European countries suspended the rollout of the jab as a precauti...

Hospital Relocates Patients Due To Smoke From Nearby Mill
NEWS

Hospital Relocates Patients Due To Smoke From Nearby Mill

Residents in Savusavu have complained of air pollution caused by a saw mill near the vicinity of the hospital.

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 ...

COVID-19: No Slip-Up, Says Dr Fong
NEWS

COVID-19: No Slip-Up, Says Dr Fong

But Dr Waqainabete in West to probe incident.

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.

Minister Praises Health Allocation
NEWS

Minister Praises Health Allocation

The new Ba Hospital, which is the state-of-the-art facility, has been completed and has been made possible with the ...

Medics train for disaster as season nears
NATION

Medics train for disaster as season nears

    Less than a month before the cyclone season, medical professionals are now undergoing training on how ...

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