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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...

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...

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