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Lions Club Gives Eyeglasses
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Lions Club Gives Eyeglasses

Fiji Lions Club Suva donated five cartoons of eyeglasses to the Pacific Eye Institute yesterday. Club secretary Carl...

Primary Students Lead The Charge
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Primary Students Lead The Charge

Ten Projects Abroad volunteers and 30 students from the Lautoka Muslim Primary School set the pace for a health and ...

CWM Promotes Wellness At Fun Day
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CWM Promotes Wellness At Fun Day

The Suva Grammar School ground in Nasese was a hive of activities yesterday as staff from the Colonial War Memorial ...

Cheque Boost For Kidney Centre
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Cheque Boost For Kidney Centre

The Kidney Foundation of Fiji received a $12,000 cheque donation from Island Safety & Civil Limited yesterday at...

‘No Fault Scheme’ Soon
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‘No Fault Scheme’ Soon

Cases of injuries at workplaces are on increasing says the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relat...

Doctors Trained On Workers Compensation
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Doctors Trained On Workers Compensation

Acting Permanent Secretary for Employment Osea Cawaru officially opened Phase II Doctor’s Workshop on Evaluation o...

Nurses Day Marked
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Nurses Day Marked

Nurses were yesterday advised that life is more important than money. The advice was given by the director of nursin...

Fiji Eyes Search, Rescue Concept
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Fiji Eyes Search, Rescue Concept

The Fijian Government, through the Ministry of Defence, is proposing the adoption of a new search and rescue concept...

Health Ministry Prepares For Chikungunya
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Health Ministry Prepares For Chikungunya

The Ministry of Health has scaled up its preparedness for the Chikungunya virus after three cases were confirmed to ...

Cervical Cancer ‘Top Killer’
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Cervical Cancer ‘Top Killer’

Cervical cancer is the second highest cause of cancer deaths in Fiji, says the Ministry of Health. The disease is hi...

Triple Celebration For Fiji’s Oldest Midwife
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Triple Celebration For Fiji’s Oldest Midwife

It was a triple celebration for Daiana Tukana, arguably Fiji’s oldest practising midwife, at the Suva Private Hosp...

Father Seeks Akbar’s Help
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Father Seeks Akbar’s Help

Separated from his immediate family and diagnosed with mental illness, Viliame Tuilaucala is pleading for help from ...

Minister Calls For Good Leadership
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Minister Calls For Good Leadership

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services sees a need for good leadership within its ranks. The comment was made b...

Talks Focus On Service Quality
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Talks Focus On Service Quality

The Fiji Medical Association 57th scientific meeting has been told there is a need to radically lift the level of se...

Fiji Team Helps Review Health Act
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Fiji Team Helps Review Health Act

The Fiji Health Response Team to Vanuatu is now reviewing the Vanuatu Public Health Standard Operating Procedure (SO...

Manuals Will Boost Service Delivery
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Manuals Will Boost Service Delivery

Three manuals that provide guidance to nurses to ensure that the Ministry of Health provides better service delivery...

You Need To Do Better, Says Minister
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You Need To Do Better, Says Minister

The nursing profession in Fiji has been told it has done well, but it needs to do better. The comment came from the ...

Mobile Eye Clinic Launched
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Mobile Eye Clinic Launched

The new Mobile Eye Clinic is designed to dramatically reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCD) like cata...

Delegates Arrive For Health Minister Talks
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Delegates Arrive For Health Minister Talks

Delegates have started arriving for the 11th Pacific Health Minister’s Meeting. The meeting starts today at the Sh...

Home Opens New Nursing Station
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Home Opens New Nursing Station

Nurses and resident assistants at the Babasiga Ashram opened their new nursing station, with the help of the Rotary ...

Chikungunya Virus Alert
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Chikungunya Virus Alert

The general public is being advised to take preventative measures against the chikungunya virus which is spread by m...

WHO Plans Regional Award
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WHO Plans Regional Award

The World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for the Western Pacific will award a regional country that has i...

60 Per Cent Of Fijians Obese, Says Survey
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60 Per Cent Of Fijians Obese, Says Survey

Assistant Minister for Health Veena Bhatnagar is urging the public to control the food they eat. She raised the conc...

Food Bank Project For Island Communities
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Food Bank Project For Island Communities

Remote island communities in Fiji’s Yasawa Islands will be better prepared to have food supplies in times of disas...

PM Leads Suva Walk
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PM Leads Suva Walk

The importance of a balanced diet and daily exercise was highlighted as Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama led the mo...

Diabetes Fiji Wary Of Increase
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Diabetes Fiji Wary Of Increase

Diabetes Fiji is trying its best to address the increase in the number of diabetics in the country. Diabetes Fiji, i...

Schools Mark Salt Awareness Week
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Schools Mark Salt Awareness Week

The Ministry of Health in conjunction with Ministry of Education launched Salt Awareness Week at Dilkusha Girls Scho...

Changes On Way For Mental Health Decree
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Changes On Way For Mental Health Decree

Plans to review the Mental Health Decree (2010) are currently underway with suggestions flowing in from stakeholders...

Workshop Set Up To Benefit All
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Workshop Set Up To Benefit All

The Fiji Red Cross Society’s North divisional service centre is implementing programmes that will make communities...

Usamate Pushes UN Benchmarks
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Usamate Pushes UN Benchmarks

Minister for Health Jone Usamate said there are currently 510 doctors in Fiji within the Ministry and our doctor-pat...

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