Medical Services

Latest COVID-19 Case Poses No Risk To Public
NEWS

Latest COVID-19 Case Poses No Risk To Public

“This border-quarantine case, this is not a community case and this does not warrant Fiji to change its status as ...

Bernadette Welch Retires, Dr James Fong New Acting PS For Health And Medical Services
NEWS

Bernadette Welch Retires, Dr James Fong New Acting PS For Health And Medical Services

Mr Mohan thanks Ms Welch for the many valuable contributions she has made to Fiji over the years, and wishes her a l...

Health Ministry Investigates Two Staff Members Arrested In Taveuni For Breaching COVID-19 Restrictions
NEWS

Health Ministry Investigates Two Staff Members Arrested In Taveuni For Breaching COVID-19 Restrictions

The pair were found to have been intoxicated after returning from a birthday party - Police.

Mohammed Saheed, ‘Patient 9’, Granted Bail
Crime & Court

Mohammed Saheed, ‘Patient 9’, Granted Bail

The court heard that between March 24, 2020, and March 31, 2020, Saheed was in Labasa, allegedly breaching the self-...

We Do Our Jobs Diligently, Expect No Praise: Bouoro
Feature

We Do Our Jobs Diligently, Expect No Praise: Bouoro

Elsewhere across the country health workers and nurses came together to observe the day and acknowledge their work.

Fiji Shows The Way In COVID-19 Battle
COVID-19, Sunvoice

Fiji Shows The Way In COVID-19 Battle

Health Minister, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete and your medical team, please take a bow.

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama: Behave Or Lockdown Will Not Be Lifted
NEWS

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama: Behave Or Lockdown Will Not Be Lifted

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama in a statement last night said: “If not, the lockdown can –– and will ––...

$10m On COVID-19 Expenses To Date: Dr Waqainabete
NEWS

$10m On COVID-19 Expenses To Date: Dr Waqainabete

“So far, we have used about $10m, some of this money had been given by the government even before the mini-budget....

Ministry Cautions: Lautoka Confinement Extends To April 7
NEWS

Ministry Cautions: Lautoka Confinement Extends To April 7

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said: “If we lift the restrictions too early and ...

Businesses Respond To Appeal For Bed Linens
SUNBIZ

Businesses Respond To Appeal For Bed Linens

In an effort to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 further in Fiji, used linens form the isolation centres have t...

Confinement Period: Helping Youths Stay With Loved Ones
NATION

Confinement Period: Helping Youths Stay With Loved Ones

Mr Nava said the village had set up seven checkpoints at all the entries into the village about a week ago, assistin...

Senior Female Officer At Western Division Command Headquarters Cleared Of COVID-19
NEWS

Senior Female Officer At Western Division Command Headquarters Cleared Of COVID-19

Thank you for all the prayers and well wishes as the officers continued to work from the confines of their Western D...

Why Self Isolation Is Crucial To  Curb The Spread Of Coronavirus
COVID-19

Why Self Isolation Is Crucial To Curb The Spread Of Coronavirus

We would not need to close our borders if only people practised self-isolation. But, because we now see that people ...

COVID-19: Test Results Return Negative For 4 In Isolation
NEWS

COVID-19: Test Results Return Negative For 4 In Isolation

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services tonight received test results for the persons who were under investigati...

COVID-19: Four In Strict Isolation While Awaiting Test Results
NEWS

COVID-19: Four In Strict Isolation While Awaiting Test Results

As a result of our widened case definition, as of March 4th 2020, four people are being monitored for COVID-19 in Fi...

COVID-19: 9 Year Old Admitted And Isolated At CWM Hospital As Precautionary Measure
NEWS

COVID-19: 9 Year Old Admitted And Isolated At CWM Hospital As Precautionary Measure

The patient has a recent international travel history, transiting via Singapore en-route to Fiji.

Coronavirus: Test Results For Two Quarantined In Nadi Will Arrive Today
NEWS

Coronavirus: Test Results For Two Quarantined In Nadi Will Arrive Today

Lab samples for confirmatory testing for the virus were then sent to the World Health Organisation (WHO) Collaborati...

Coronavirus: Two Fijians From Wuhan Quarantined For 14 Days At New Zealand Military Facility
NEWS

Coronavirus: Two Fijians From Wuhan Quarantined For 14 Days At New Zealand Military Facility

New Zealand media reports said the passengers would be quarantined for 14 days except for those from Australia who w...

Nemani Delaibatiki: Indicators Show That Fiji Government Reasonably Prepared In Same Way As It Did In Measles Outbreak
Analysis

Nemani Delaibatiki: Indicators Show That Fiji Government Reasonably Prepared In Same Way As It Did In Measles Outbreak

Closure of border a step-up to strengthen security against virus Officially, so far there is no case of coronavirus ...

Assistant Health Minister Seeks Help Locating Anjalin And Her Mother
NATION

Assistant Health Minister Seeks Help Locating Anjalin And Her Mother

Mr O’Connor said Anjalin and her mother are often seen along the Lautoka and Nadi corridors.

Nemani Delaibatiki: Politicians Like Rabuka Should Not Politicise Health Issues Like A Virus Threat Without Knowing The Full Facts
Politics

Nemani Delaibatiki: Politicians Like Rabuka Should Not Politicise Health Issues Like A Virus Threat Without Knowing The Full Facts

Their comments could cause unnecessary fear and alarm among the people, especially if they are unsubstantiated. In ...

Measles Outbreak: No Need To Panic Says Health Minister
NATION

Measles Outbreak: No Need To Panic Says Health Minister

A confirmed case in Vatuwaqa makes it 10 confirmed cases of measles in the country, so far.

Measles Vaccinations In Suva City
Videos

Measles Vaccinations In Suva City

People turn up to various vaccination centres in droves to get vaccinated against measles in FIji

Measles Outbreak: 7 Confirmed Cases In Serua / Namosi Subdivision
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: 7 Confirmed Cases In Serua / Namosi Subdivision

On the evening of Sunday, November 17th, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services was notified of a suspected cas...

Measles Outbreak: No Travel Restrictions Confirms Health Ministry
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: No Travel Restrictions Confirms Health Ministry

This is after some health centres have told people being vaccinated that they needed a certificate before they could...

Nemani Delaibatiki: Dr Waqainabete Ticks All Boxes In His First Year As Health Minister
Analysis

Nemani Delaibatiki: Dr Waqainabete Ticks All Boxes In His First Year As Health Minister

His passion to improve service delivery has been noted here and at international forums. He has debunked a theory th...

4000 Helpline Calls From January
NATION

4000 Helpline Calls From January

  The Medical Services in the Pacific (MSP) have recorded over 4000 calls from January to date. This was highli...

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