Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete

Dr Waqainabete Impressed With Student Vax Numbers
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Dr Waqainabete Impressed With Student Vax Numbers

“For those from 15 to 17 years old, we know in this vaccination rollout we are targeting more than 45,000 children...

Vaccine Cards Can Be Replaced, If Lost: Minister
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Vaccine Cards Can Be Replaced, If Lost: Minister

Replacement of cards could be entertained for valid reasons.

 Education Minister Urges Students Over 18 To Get The Jab
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 Education Minister Urges Students Over 18 To Get The Jab

The ministry is working on a number of logistics that must be put in place before we can safely bring these students...

North Repatriation Depends On Number Of Community Cases: Dr Waqainabete
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North Repatriation Depends On Number Of Community Cases: Dr Waqainabete

Dr Waqainabete said for those returning to Vanua Levu they need to test negative 72 hours before entering their firs...

Vaccination Can Deal With COVID-19’s Lambda Strain: Dr Waqainabete
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Vaccination Can Deal With COVID-19’s Lambda Strain: Dr Waqainabete

Fiji is currently dealing with Delta strain. But being vaccinated can help against Lambda as well

Enough Medics In Labasa To Treat COVID-19 Cases: Minister Waqainabete
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Enough Medics In Labasa To Treat COVID-19 Cases: Minister Waqainabete

There are 16 people at Malau and 27 at Labasa College.

Suva Prepares For Surging Cases
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Suva Prepares For Surging Cases

“It is important to identify those that are unwell and symptomatic and we isolate them because if they continue to...

33 Dead, No Jab
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33 Dead, No Jab

26 who died from COVID-19 were more than 60 years old

Isolation Vs. Quarantine Facilities
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Isolation Vs. Quarantine Facilities

“Since the increase in the number of cases that we have had in the Central Division, after thorough assessments we...

Doctor Awarded Placement At Harvard
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Doctor Awarded Placement At Harvard

‘This is a milestone for us and also we are opening opportunities for other doctors’

124 New HIV Cases Recorded This Year: Minister
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124 New HIV Cases Recorded This Year: Minister

“While the barrier methods of family planning prevent HIV, they are important in preventing unintended pregnancies...

Health Ministry Receives $50,000 Worth Of Hygiene, Cleaning Poducts
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Health Ministry Receives $50,000 Worth Of Hygiene, Cleaning Poducts

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said this would ensure that Fiji was able to provid...

First COVID-19 Case Confirmed In Lautoka: Dr Waqainabete
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First COVID-19 Case Confirmed In Lautoka: Dr Waqainabete

"Our team is identifying all those who he was in contact with. There are no locally transmitted cases in Fiji, but w...

COVID-19: NZ Not On Blacklist: Health Ministry
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COVID-19: NZ Not On Blacklist: Health Ministry

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said the ministry was moving their preventative mea...

Melanesian Hotel Not A Quarantine Facility: Waqainabete
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Melanesian Hotel Not A Quarantine Facility: Waqainabete

“The Melanesian Hotel is where the Immigration Department keeps people from around the world, who they have not ye...

Health Minister Advises China Travellers To Take Precaution After Coronavirus Outbreak In Wuhan City
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Health Minister Advises China Travellers To Take Precaution After Coronavirus Outbreak In Wuhan City

“The virus is totally new and there has not been any vaccination for it yet, thus we are advising Fijians to take ...

Dr Waqainabete: No Pay Cut For Doctors, Nurses
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Dr Waqainabete: No Pay Cut For Doctors, Nurses

Minister Dr Waqainabete condemns Fijians spreading fake news on social media.

Community Health Workers Praised
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Community Health Workers Praised

Minister for Health and Medical Services Doctor Ifereimi Waqainabete acknowledged the services of the Community Heal...

Minister Concerned About Medical Professionals’ Security, Trespassing
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Minister Concerned About Medical Professionals’ Security, Trespassing

The Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete has expressed concerns on the security of medic...

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