Minister for Health and Medical Services

Health Officals Prepare For Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout
NEWS

Health Officals Prepare For Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout

“The groundwork that we are doing at the moment is ensuring that we get rid of the communicable diseases that’s ...

Waqainabete: ‘Savusavu Morgue Power Issue Not True’
NATION

Waqainabete: ‘Savusavu Morgue Power Issue Not True’

All hospitals in the country have backup generators, he adds.

Villagers In Southern Lau Benefit From Free Medical Checks And Surgeries
NATION

Villagers In Southern Lau Benefit From Free Medical Checks And Surgeries

Dr Delasau thanked the Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete’s vision to take surgery o...

Big Lau Visit
NATION

Big Lau Visit

With at least three tropical cyclones predicted to cross our Exclusive Economic Zone this season, Mr Seruiratu is ur...

170 Arrives From Sydney
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170 Arrives From Sydney

InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort and SPA at Natadola Bay has indicated that it has facilities that could be used fo...

Dr Waqainabete Labelled The Coolest Health Minister
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Dr Waqainabete Labelled The Coolest Health Minister

This was after he led participants of the 71st World Health Organisation Regional Committee Meeting for the Western ...

Do Not Assault Health Professionals, Minister Pleads
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Do Not Assault Health Professionals, Minister Pleads

Dr Waqainabete said despite the alleged incident, the doctor still treated his assailant’s relative.

‘No Chickenpox Outbreak’
NATION

‘No Chickenpox Outbreak’

While confirming that there were less than 10 cases recorded, he reiterated that the number was not worth worrying.

Fiji’s First Stent Operation Conducted Here By Local Cardiologists
NATION

Fiji’s First Stent Operation Conducted Here By Local Cardiologists

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete hailed the procedure as a milestone and a proud mom...

Two COVID-19 Patients Recovered
NEWS

Two COVID-19 Patients Recovered

“I have to check, I think it is four or five, but anyway two have recovered and they would have gone home accordin...

4000 Fijians Returned Home On Repatriation Flights
NATION

4000 Fijians Returned Home On Repatriation Flights

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete revealed the figure when he was questioned by Wakan...

COVID-19: Majority Of Passengers Back From India Cleared Of Virus
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COVID-19: Majority Of Passengers Back From India Cleared Of Virus

This was confirmed by Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete

Waqainabete Walks Talk in Fight Against Waterborne Diseases
NATION

Waqainabete Walks Talk in Fight Against Waterborne Diseases

The cleanup campaign took place in Nausori, Nasinu and Korovou with community awareness of maintaining a clean and h...

Government To Monitor COVID-19 Positive Fijians In Malaysia
COVID-19, NEWS

Government To Monitor COVID-19 Positive Fijians In Malaysia

The three, plus Fiji’s COVID-19 case number nine, the 53-year-old man, in Soasoa, Labasa, attended the religious g...

COVID-19: Naitasiri Market Vendors Stranded In Capital City
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: Naitasiri Market Vendors Stranded In Capital City

Market vendor Losalini Liku will spend at least 14 days away from her five-month-old son and husband as a result of ...

More Than 60 Test Negative For Virus
NEWS

More Than 60 Test Negative For Virus

Even though we haven’t got any confirmed cases, we have to make sure that we are prepared in all aspects of the fa...

COVID-19: Borders Still Open To Australia and New Zealand Says Health Minister
NEWS

COVID-19: Borders Still Open To Australia and New Zealand Says Health Minister

However, Dr Waqainabete has clarified that travellers from the two countries would continue to be monitored by our h...

Dr Waqainabete To Lynda: Think About The Lives, Not The Likes On Facebook
Politics

Dr Waqainabete To Lynda: Think About The Lives, Not The Likes On Facebook

Dr Waqainabete called out The Fiji Times and Opposition Whip Lynda Tabuya for spreading misinformation about the vir...

Nemani Delaibatiki: Politicians Who Oppose Navua Hospital As A Quarantine Station Are Irresponsible
Opinion, Politics

Nemani Delaibatiki: Politicians Who Oppose Navua Hospital As A Quarantine Station Are Irresponsible

They are using the people for their own political agenda.

Health Minister Dispels Rumours About Navua Hospital
NEWS

Health Minister Dispels Rumours About Navua Hospital

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete, said the isolation unit had been part of the hos...

Fijians Living In Wuhan City Test Negative For Coronavirus
NEWS

Fijians Living In Wuhan City Test Negative For Coronavirus

“The Fijian students living and studying in Wuhan City underwent all the necessary blood tests for the novel coron...

24 Dengue Cases In Vanua Levu
NATION

24 Dengue Cases In Vanua Levu

Heavy rain during Tropical Cyclones Sarai and Tino led to the increase in dengue fever cases.

71 Successful Heart Surgeries Completed
NEWS

71 Successful Heart Surgeries Completed

The foundation, together with the Ministry of Health, are now embarking on the largest project ever initiated by a n...

Strong Wind Warning Postpones Lau Trip
NATION

Strong Wind Warning Postpones Lau Trip

“The next FEMAT deployment is for Southern Lau would leave on Friday. A decision regarding the trip will be made o...

100 New Doctors Receive Postings
NATION

100 New Doctors Receive Postings

These doctors were graduates from the Fiji National University and University of Fiji.

Measles Outbreak: Health Ministry Intents To Contain Measles Within Two Weeks
NATION

Measles Outbreak: Health Ministry Intents To Contain Measles Within Two Weeks

He said the measles taskforce would complete the mass vaccination in Suva by the end of Christmas Eve. Of the 19 cas...

PM Voreqe Bainimarama At St.Giles Hospital During The Opening Of AOD Unit
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PM Voreqe Bainimarama At St.Giles Hospital During The Opening Of AOD Unit

Health Ministry Working To Prevent Measles Epidemic from Reaching Us
NATION

Health Ministry Working To Prevent Measles Epidemic from Reaching Us

Dr Waqainabete said people in Fiji are immunised against measles, but certain people are more vulnerable.

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