Health

$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...

NCDs Account for 80% of  Fiji Deaths
NATION

NCDs Account for 80% of Fiji Deaths

Non- communicable diseases (NCDs) are also known as lifestyle diseases and now account for 80 per cent of all deaths...

Digicel Staff Donate Blood
NATION

Digicel Staff Donate Blood

Digicel Fiji celebrated its sixth anniversary by organising a blood drive at its head office in Suva yesterday. This...

Uni Blood Drive Can Save Lives
NATION

Uni Blood Drive Can Save Lives

Last Saturday’s blood drive in Lautoka organised by University of the South Pacific could save the lives of about ...

Health Care Big Priority
NEWS

Health Care Big Priority

Public expectation is high for this Government to perform. It’s the case for any new incoming government. People e...

Central, North Dams Hit Hard
SUNCITY

Central, North Dams Hit Hard

The current dry spell is affecting water dams in the Central and Northern divisions, says the Water Authority of Fij...

Concern Over Brain Drain
NATION

Concern Over Brain Drain

There is an alarming number of graduates from Pacific institutions including Fiji who do not return to serve their h...

First Aid Is For All
NATION

First Aid Is For All

The Red Cross Crescent believes that First Aid is more than just learning a series of techniques. It empowers volunt...

Doctors Save Hand By Attaching It To Stomach
SUNCITY

Doctors Save Hand By Attaching It To Stomach

Frank Delaitabua’s surgery is not something you see everyday. His right hand was attached to his stomach following...

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