Minister for Health and Medical Services

North Health Facilities Upgrades
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North Health Facilities Upgrades

Dr Waqainabete said many nursing and health centres in the division already had solar freezers installed while some ...

 More Doctors For Rural Health Centres, Says Dr Waqainabete
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 More Doctors For Rural Health Centres, Says Dr Waqainabete

Dr Waqainabete said he wanted doctors to move out to the rural communities.

Ba Family Takes Morgue Services, Authorities To Court
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Ba Family Takes Morgue Services, Authorities To Court

A family in Raviravi, Ba has filed a case against Suva Morgue Services for releasing the body of a relative to the w...

NZ Pledges 50,000 Pfizer Vaccines For Children
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NZ Pledges 50,000 Pfizer Vaccines For Children

Ms Mahuta, who is currently on a bilateral visit to Fiji, said New Zealand was happy to help Fiji in areas of mutual...

$176,000 Isolation Ward Opened
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$176,000 Isolation Ward Opened

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete yesterday commissioned the newly built Tamavua Twom...

We’ll Come To You: Health
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We’ll Come To You: Health

“We must make sure that we fight Non-Communicable Diseases together so that we can have a fruitful life.”

Medical Staff Harassed in Rural, Maritime Areas: Minister of Health
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Medical Staff Harassed in Rural, Maritime Areas: Minister of Health

“We know it is not the whole community. It is that individual that has done it, but it needs the community to be a...

Ministry, Medics, Stakeholders Discuss Way Forward for Fiji’s Medical Services
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Ministry, Medics, Stakeholders Discuss Way Forward for Fiji’s Medical Services

Do not forget about other diseases as the nation’s resources were leveraged against fighting COVID-19. This is wha...

Waqainabete Thanks Ra Teachers For COVID Help
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Waqainabete Thanks Ra Teachers For COVID Help

The teachers were part of conducting screening, entering data, profiling, verifying the $360, verifying the lottery ...

John Samisoni Sues Hot Bread Kitchen
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John Samisoni Sues Hot Bread Kitchen

Mr Samisoni is seeking orders from the court to invalidate the Vaccine Regulations, deem his termination letter date...

Labasa Hospital The Only One With All COVID-19-Free Staff
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Labasa Hospital The Only One With All COVID-19-Free Staff

“We kept our guard up despite the low number of cases recorded in the Northern Division because we were aware that...

 Booster Shots Still In Talks: Minister
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 Booster Shots Still In Talks: Minister

There was a study done in the United Kingdom where they looked at more than 745, 000 individuals to see if they want...

Fiji Recorded More Than 8000 Children With COVID-19
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Fiji Recorded More Than 8000 Children With COVID-19

“The significant regional difference in the observed incidence rate of COVID-19 among the young population will re...

 Do Not Give Anti-Vaxxers A Platform
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 Do Not Give Anti-Vaxxers A Platform

“By giving them a platform, we are telling them that they have a voice.”

Vevedu No COVID Cure
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Vevedu No COVID Cure

“COVID-19 is caused by SARS-CoV 2 Virus. Whilst some of our herbal remedies may help alleviate some symptoms; it d...

COVID-19 Alert
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COVID-19 Alert

If someone tests negative for the variant on a particular time, it does not mean they will remain negative tomorrow,

Centre Runs 16 Tests At Once Instead Of Four
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Centre Runs 16 Tests At Once Instead Of Four

The machines were procured by the World Health Organisation (WHO) with funding support from the European Union (EU).

New COVID-19 Laws: How Do They Affect You?
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New COVID-19 Laws: How Do They Affect You?

Law passed to allow for spot fines for COVID breaches, Businesses face closure for non-adherence n Infringement not...

Protocol Breachers Dishearten Health Minister Waqainabete
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Protocol Breachers Dishearten Health Minister Waqainabete

Containment area borders will only open once measured assessment has been done, he adds.

‘It’s Real’- A COVID-19 Survivor Tells
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‘It’s Real’- A COVID-19 Survivor Tells

COVID-19 is real; the sickness is real and the misery it brings to lives affected is real.

Ministry Probes Gruesome Surgery Pictures’ Release
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Ministry Probes Gruesome Surgery Pictures’ Release

Dr Waqainabete said: “It is really disappointing, unethical, and unacceptable to have photos being displayed on so...

COVID-19: Term 1 School Holidays To Begin Tomorrow
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COVID-19: Term 1 School Holidays To Begin Tomorrow

More details of this will be announced by the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama during the press conference at 3pm t...

Pandemic Affecting Our Medicine Supply From Overseas
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Pandemic Affecting Our Medicine Supply From Overseas

Fiji’s suppliers of medicine stock are based abroad and the impact of COVID-19 on manufacturing countries has had ...

Challenges Abuse Victims Face At Hospitals: Minister
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Challenges Abuse Victims Face At Hospitals: Minister

Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete highlights ways medical personnel can detect abused women who are not able to be straight fo...

Nadera Dialysis Centre Gets New Equipment
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Nadera Dialysis Centre Gets New Equipment

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete has confirmed the installation of new dialysis equ...

766 People In Quarantine, 3 Active Cases
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766 People In Quarantine, 3 Active Cases

In receiving the test kits, Dr Waqainabete said the test kits would, over the next few months, increase their capaci...

Health Officals Prepare For Covid-19 Vaccine Rollout
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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 ...

3 Leptospirosis Deaths, 300 Cases Of Dengue Fever Recorded
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3 Leptospirosis Deaths, 300 Cases Of Dengue Fever Recorded

However, Dr Waqainabete said the numbers were not big to declare an outbreak in the country.

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