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Person Fined For Breeding Dengue Mosquitoes
NATION

Person Fined For Breeding Dengue Mosquitoes

The Nasavusavu Rural Local Authority earlier this month fined a person for breeding dengue mosquitoes in discarded t...

Ministry, Council Join NCD Fight
NATION

Ministry, Council Join NCD Fight

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services continues in its efforts to address communicable diseases through differ...

Roden Never Gives Up
NATION

Roden Never Gives Up

Wheelchair bound, Mere Roden is a soft spoken and an enthusiastic woman who believes that life should not be defined...

Bank Hosts Blood Drive
NATION

Bank Hosts Blood Drive

Did you know that every 2.5 seconds someone needs blood in Fiji?  Only five per cent of our population donate blood...

$1.2m Donation For Group
NATION

$1.2m Donation For Group

It was a joyful day as members of the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) received mobility devices and medical suppli...

Hundreds Line Up For A Free Check
SUNCITY

Hundreds Line Up For A Free Check

The turnout during a three-day free medical checkup in Laucala Bay, Suva, has been good. Hundreds of people were in ...

Have Early Prostate Cancer Check: Usamate
NEWS

Have Early Prostate Cancer Check: Usamate

Once a man reaches 50 years of age he must visit a doctor to get a prostrate cancer check, says the Minister for Hea...

Mix Seafood Sampler @ Lulu’s
MAGAZINES

Mix Seafood Sampler @ Lulu’s

What a strategic location to eat your meal – under the Port Denarau sunset. It is the home to the delicious in...

$8m For Free Medicine
NATION

$8m For Free Medicine

The Ministry of Health has allocated $8 million for free medicine for low income people from next year. Minister for...

Waikato Hospital Dental Staff To Help Fijians
NATION

Waikato Hospital Dental Staff To Help Fijians

Dr Marguerite Paterson is a dental surgeon at Waikato Hospital, but in late March next year she and six dental colle...

More Medical Staff Recruited Next Year
NATION

More Medical Staff Recruited Next Year

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services would be taking in 150 doctors, 200 nurses and 143 allied staff in 2015,...

Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Warning
NATION

Foetal Alcohol Syndrome Warning

It is widely accepted that foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) can occur with excessive alcohol intake during pregnancy, s...

350 Cases Of Breast Cancer Recorded
NEWS

350 Cases Of Breast Cancer Recorded

More than 350 cases of breast cancer have been reported to the Fiji Cancer Society which includes both males and fem...

Task Force Formed
NATION

Task Force Formed

An Ebola Task Force has been set up across a range of ministries to monitor the local and the regional situations an...

Kidney Foundation Boosted
NATION

Kidney Foundation Boosted

The Kidney Foundation of Fiji received a donation of more than $4000 from the Fiji Rajput Sarvoday Samaj for dialysi...

Free Brassieres For Rural Women
NATION

Free Brassieres For Rural Women

Medical Services Pacific (MSP), this week, has been distributing brassiere, commonly referred to as a bra – a ...

Anti-Filariasis Tablets Come Around Again
NATION

Anti-Filariasis Tablets Come Around Again

The Ministry of Health launched the 11th round of mass drug administration (MDA) against lymphatic filariasis at Mat...

China Dentists Here To Help
NATION

China Dentists Here To Help

A Guangdong Medical Delegation from China provided free dental treatment at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital’s D...

Pharmacies Extend Hours Of Service
NATION

Pharmacies Extend Hours Of Service

People living in Nasinu now have the advantage of accessing the pharmacies at the Valelevu Health Centre and the Bha...

Health Ministry Working On Ebola Plan
NATION

Health Ministry Working On Ebola Plan

The Assistant Minister for Health, Veena Bhatnagar has reassured that the ministry is working on a preparedness and ...

Survivalists Prepare For Arrival Of Ebola Epidemic
WORLD

Survivalists Prepare For Arrival Of Ebola Epidemic

Stocking up on drinking water and avoiding all human contact are among steps that will have to be taken to avoid an ...

A Doctor’s Fight To Heal Gaza’s Children In Canada
MAGAZINES

A Doctor’s Fight To Heal Gaza’s Children In Canada

“It was as if people there were waiting in line to be killed,” Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish explained, describing life...

Battle Of The Bulge
ENTERTAINMENT, Lifestyle

Battle Of The Bulge

Like most people in life the battle to keep the weight off is a consistent one. There are some in our society who em...

Face Splashing Keeps Trachoma Away
NATION

Face Splashing Keeps Trachoma Away

Splashing water on our faces while  washing helps to prevent and control the spread of trachoma says the National W...

Disciplined Forces Boost Cancer Fight
NATION

Disciplined Forces Boost Cancer Fight

The Republic of Fiji Military Forces, , donated $5000 to help the Fiji Cancer Society. Commander Brigadier-General M...

Healed Patient Stays Positive
NATION

Healed Patient Stays Positive

Marise Waqa, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia in 2010, spoke of her experience at the World Mental Health Day, o...

Events Lined Up For Tanoa Group’s Support Towards Cancer
SUNBIZ

Events Lined Up For Tanoa Group’s Support Towards Cancer

The Tanoa Hotel Group will launch its support towards the Fiji Cancer Society today in a big way. Back-to-back event...

PM Briefed On Dry Spell
NATION

PM Briefed On Dry Spell

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama was briefed on Tuesday about the prolonged dry spell affecting most parts of Fiji....

Bottled Water For Schools
NATION

Bottled Water For Schools

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has received two shipping containers of bottled water, worth $50,000, d...

Kaitani Grateful For New Wheelchair
NATION

Kaitani Grateful For New Wheelchair

Cama Kaitani, 70, of Navulokani Settlement, Naitasiri was grateful to the Vodafone Fiji Foundation after receiving a...

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