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Fiji, India Talk On Medicines
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Fiji, India Talk On Medicines

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Jone Usamate, met with supplier and manufacturing agents to discuss th...

Medical Training Study Deal
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Medical Training Study Deal

Discussions for Fijian medical students to study at medical universities India took place during the Minister of Hea...

Ratu Epeli Tours Twomey Hospital
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Ratu Epeli Tours Twomey Hospital

The President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, on Thursday toured the PJ Twomey Hospital in Suva. The tour was to look at the...

4 Charged With Public Smoking
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4 Charged With Public Smoking

Four people have been charged and fined for smoking in prohibited areas around Suva. The four were fined $200 each a...

Medical Help On Way
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Medical Help On Way

The All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) is willing to assist Fiji in developing its health care capabilit...

‘Get Forms From Health Facility’
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‘Get Forms From Health Facility’

People in urban and peri-urban areas in the country who wish to access free medication can get the application forms...

Quality Service Tops Plan
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Quality Service Tops Plan

Providing a quality curative and preventative health service is one of the main focus set out by senior officials of...

Suva Private Acquires Cobas 6000
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Suva Private Acquires Cobas 6000

Suva Private Hospital has invested in the latest state-of-the-art Biochemistry machine from Roche Diagnostics called...

Village Ups Dengue Fight
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Village Ups Dengue Fight

Nakama Village, outside Labasa Town is taking a proactive stand against dengue fever. Led by turaga-ni-koro Sera Mat...

Diabetes Fiji Gets Foot Care Gear
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Diabetes Fiji Gets Foot Care Gear

Diabetes Fiji Inc donated a foot care equipment to the Ministry of Health yesterday. The acting Permanent Secretary ...

Big Boost For Birthing Units
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Big Boost For Birthing Units

The Ministry of Health has vowed to use the medical equipments donated by the United Nation Population Fund (UNFPA) ...

Hotel Group Helps Young Diabetics
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Hotel Group Helps Young Diabetics

The handing over ceremony between the Tanoa Hotel Group and Diabetes Fiji Inc was held at National Diabetes Centre o...

Support Group Key Target
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Support Group Key Target

More cancer related awareness programmes are expected to take place this year. Fiji Cancer Society president Cecilia...

Customer Service Tops Agenda
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Customer Service Tops Agenda

Improving customer service in the health sector is a key aspect of the Ministry of Health. This is the message disse...

Asthma Patients Laud Donation
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Asthma Patients Laud Donation

Asthmatic patients at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Suva beamed with smiles yesterday. This was after Fiji N...

Health Bus For North
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Health Bus For North

Health services in rural areas in the North was made more easier yesterday after the launching of the Mobile Medical...

Fiji Status ‘Subsided’
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Fiji Status ‘Subsided’

The stigma and shame associated with HIV status has subsided significantly in Fiji and the Pacific. This was reveale...

India Cardiac Team Does 27 Angiograms
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India Cardiac Team Does 27 Angiograms

The Sahyadri cardiac team from India has to date conducted 27 angiograms at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Su...

‘New Punjas Medical Centre Unique’
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‘New Punjas Medical Centre Unique’

The Prime Minister, in officially opening the new Punjas Medical Centre in Lautoka yesterday, made a very special me...

‘Diabetes Can be Controlled’
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‘Diabetes Can be Controlled’

Yoga, balanced diet and regular check-ups helps me control my diabetes says Saraswati of Koronivia in Nausori. The 5...

More Staff Needed In Ba
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More Staff Needed In Ba

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has identified areas where more nurses and doctors are needed. Assistant...

Labasa Man In Suva For Angiogram
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Labasa Man In Suva For Angiogram

A Labasa Hospital attendant is in Suva in search of means to improve his health. Rajeshwan Pillay, 39, of Siberia in...

Register By February 1
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Register By February 1

People earning a combined household income of $30,000 a year are eligible for Government’s free water programme. T...

Govt’s Free Medicine Up And Running
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Govt’s Free Medicine Up And Running

People registered with the free medicine programme are now accessing the medicines from the 47 designated pharmacies...

New Health Centre Big Boost For Cuvu
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New Health Centre Big Boost For Cuvu

Cuvu people will no longer need to travel to access health services. This is after the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainim...

Teenager, 17, Lives Off A Diet Of Chips
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Teenager, 17, Lives Off A Diet Of Chips

A girl with a food phobia has lived off a diet of chips and cheese for five years – because she claims anythin...

Fijian Counterparts Gain From Indian Surgeons
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Fijian Counterparts Gain From Indian Surgeons

About 15 Fijian medical staff are working with the Sahyadri Cardiac team from India at the Colonial War Memorial Hos...

‘Prepare Nutritious Lunches’
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‘Prepare Nutritious Lunches’

The Ministry of Health has urged parents to prepare nutritious lunches and snacks for their children when they resum...

Walk 20 Minutes To Live Longer
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Walk 20 Minutes To Live Longer

A brisk daily walk of just 20 minutes could add years to your life, scientists said last night. In a stark warning a...

Red Cross Ready
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Red Cross Ready

The Fiji Red Cross Society team and volunteers are on standby around the country during this cyclone season. This is...

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