Minister for Health and Medical Services

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...

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
Photo Feature

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.

Stroke Survivor On Mission To Help Others With Challenges
NATION

Stroke Survivor On Mission To Help Others With Challenges

Ms Vakalagilagi, 72, shared her story during the World Stroke Day celebration on Thursday at the Colonial War Memori...

Practise Moderation This Diwali Celebration, Advises Health Minister
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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...

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