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Practise Moderation This Diwali Celebration, Advises Health Minister
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Practise Moderation This Diwali Celebration, Advises Health Minister

It is the opportunity to share our cultures, our food and we are privileged because we as a nation show in many of t...

200 Pints Needed Daily, Says Fiji’s Health Minister as He Starts Blood Drive
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200 Pints Needed Daily, Says Fiji’s Health Minister as He Starts Blood Drive

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete started the blood drive for Suva at the ministry he...

CWM Hospital: Minister Updates Progress Of Boiler Room, Maternity Ward Repairs
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CWM Hospital: Minister Updates Progress Of Boiler Room, Maternity Ward Repairs

Repairs to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital boiler are progressing well. And the second phase construction of the ...

Waqainabete: Men Must Take Responsibility, Change Attitudes and Behaviours
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Waqainabete: Men Must Take Responsibility, Change Attitudes and Behaviours

To end violence against women and girls we must engage men and boys, especially in the private and faith-based sectors.

Dr Waqainabete: Fiji Has High Measles Immunisation Rate
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Dr Waqainabete: Fiji Has High Measles Immunisation Rate

Fiji has a 95 per cent measles immunisation rate. This was the assurance by Minister for Health and Medical Services...

Alleged Abuse Of Patient At Lautoka Hospital To Be Investigated
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Alleged Abuse Of Patient At Lautoka Hospital To Be Investigated

Lautoka man, Raveen Kumar, 39, who suffers from muscular dystrophy, alleged that he was mistreated by medical profes...

Fiji National University Set To Graduate Fiji’s First Oral Surgeons
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Fiji National University Set To Graduate Fiji’s First Oral Surgeons

The Master of Oral Surgery was launched in 2017 at the Fiji National University and its first two trainees have just...

Fiji Health Minister Captures World Attention
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Fiji Health Minister Captures World Attention

Dr Waqainabete SPOKE WITH power, passion in his own unique style. At an international meeting, our Health Minister c...

Doctor Defends Actions As Security Guard Dies Metres From Her Medical Centre
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Doctor Defends Actions As Security Guard Dies Metres From Her Medical Centre

‘I had so many patients’

Fiji’s Health Minister Says Systems in Place to Deal With Outbreak
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Fiji’s Health Minister Says Systems in Place to Deal With Outbreak

His assurance comes amid the influx of patients queuing up at hospitals around Fiji as the number of flu cases incre...

Fiji’s Health Ministe  Urges Medical Professionals to Upskill
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Fiji’s Health Ministe Urges Medical Professionals to Upskill

He said there were councils that were independent of the ministry which monitored medical professionals, including n...

Nutrition, Exercise Key Challenges to NCDs: Waqainabete
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Nutrition, Exercise Key Challenges to NCDs: Waqainabete

“Do not wait to fall unwell to practice wellness.”

Wolbachia Mosquitoes Released In The West
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Wolbachia Mosquitoes Released In The West

Narewa Villagers joined dignitaries to release mosquitoes as part of the World Mosquito Program’s (WMP’s) Wolbac...

Rotuma Hospital Nears Completion
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Rotuma Hospital Nears Completion

Dr Waqainabete made the com­ment to the Fiji Sun after touring the Navosa Hospital construction site with Prime Min...

Fighting NCDs Draining Our Resources: Dr Waqainabete
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Fighting NCDs Draining Our Resources: Dr Waqainabete

The growing burden of diseases in the region were stretching the limits of our capacity, causing countries to dig de...

Big Turnout For Fitness Fun Run
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Big Turnout For Fitness Fun Run

“We can only fight (NCD’s) if we eat the right food and train our bodies to stay healthy.”

Health Ministry Listens To All Fijian, Says Dr Waqanabete
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Health Ministry Listens To All Fijian, Says Dr Waqanabete

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has adopted a number of strategies to ensure a seamless service delivery...

Government’s Decentralisation Plan for Health Services Is Bearing Fruit
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Government’s Decentralisation Plan for Health Services Is Bearing Fruit

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqanaibete has praised Government’s decentralisation plan in...

Dr Waqainabete To Follow Up After First Tour Of Medical Facilities
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Dr Waqainabete To Follow Up After First Tour Of Medical Facilities

The Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete says he will follow up on his first tour of the...

Waqainabete Ready With An Open Mind
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Waqainabete Ready With An Open Mind

Staff of the Ministry for Health and Medical Services need to be well resourced and supported so they can tackle cha...

Rumours, Gossip Fail To Dampen Dux Apolonia’s  Spirits
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Rumours, Gossip Fail To Dampen Dux Apolonia’s Spirits

She also scored the highest mark in Mathematics for the Fiji Year 12 Certificate Examination for 2017   Many of...

Akbar: Children Portray Parents’ Teachings
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Akbar: Children Portray Parents’ Teachings

Parents and guardians have been told that they play a very important role in the lives of their children. The commen...

Family Support Needed, Rosy Akbar Urges
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Family Support Needed, Rosy Akbar Urges

  Family support is what those battling cancer need the most, says the Minister for Health and Medical Services...

Breast Cancer Most Common Cancer In Fiji, Health Minister Says
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Breast Cancer Most Common Cancer In Fiji, Health Minister Says

Rosy Akbar: A total of 282 cases of breast cancer which were recorded by the Ministry (2017)   Breast cancer is...

More wheelchairs for the needy
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More wheelchairs for the needy

The charitable organisation Fiji Wheel Chairs is committed to working with the Ministry of Health and Medical Servic...

Akbar Joins Teachers, Parents And Students In Celebration
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Akbar Joins Teachers, Parents And Students In Celebration

Parents and teachers should instill values of multiculturalism their children from an early age. This was the messag...

Akbar: Don’t Let Thoughts Of Division Separate Us
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Akbar: Don’t Let Thoughts Of Division Separate Us

  We should never let thoughts of division separate us because of our religion, says the Minister for Health an...

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