Minister for Health and Medical Services

Modern Challenges for  Pacific Health Leaders
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Modern Challenges for Pacific Health Leaders

The following is the address by the Minister for Health and Medical Services at the Pacific Heads of Health Meeting ...

Network Meeting Targets Outbreak-Prone Diseases
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Network Meeting Targets Outbreak-Prone Diseases

Outbreak-prone diseases affecting the Pacific region are dengue, measles, rubella, influenza, leptospirosis, typhoid...

Minister continues antimicrobial resistance awareness
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Minister continues antimicrobial resistance awareness

Akbar: Fiji, along with the rest of our region, still grapples with the so-called ‘double-burden’ of communicabl...

LIfesaver for Baby Yuvraj
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LIfesaver for Baby Yuvraj

Heart patient, six-week-old Yuvraj, has received a new lease of life, thanks to the swift action of doctors and the ...

Govt Ministers Pledge $6K For Special School Outreach
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Govt Ministers Pledge $6K For Special School Outreach

Outrigger Walk collects $14,000  The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, with contributions from ...

Fiji To Observe Day With  Awareness  Activities
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Fiji To Observe Day With Awareness Activities

Fiji will be commemorating the World Health Day today through awareness programmes organised by the Ministry of Heal...

Ministry Lauds Bank For Health Support
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Ministry Lauds Bank For Health Support

Akbar hopes to see other corporate bodies follow leading role played by ANZ Bank and its staff. The Ministry of Heal...

Akbar Visits Nausori Health Centre
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Akbar Visits Nausori Health Centre

Her visit is part of the ministry’s routine checks on services The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy ...

Akbar: Young People Top List of Depression Cases
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Akbar: Young People Top List of Depression Cases

Most of our depression cases are young adolescents and adults between the ages of 15-19 and 20-29, says Minister for...

Akbar Reiterates Pivotal Role of Nurses, Launches Nursing Plans
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Akbar Reiterates Pivotal Role of Nurses, Launches Nursing Plans

Nurses make up the largest number of health workers, says Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar. Ms A...

Govt, Animal Health Body Pursue Plan To Improve Vet Services
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Govt, Animal Health Body Pursue Plan To Improve Vet Services

The World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) has successfully completed it gap analysis mission to identify key is...

Debate To Focus On Non Communicable Diseases
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Debate To Focus On Non Communicable Diseases

Discussions on Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs), particularly diabetes and heart diseases, will be high on the agend...

Dengue Manageable, Says Minister Akbar
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Dengue Manageable, Says Minister Akbar

Dengue can be managed and treated appropriately although there is no cure, says Minister for Health and Medical Serv...

CWM bacterial outbreak still to be linked to baby deaths: Akbar
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CWM bacterial outbreak still to be linked to baby deaths: Akbar

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, yesterday confirmed in Parliament that seven premature bab...

Government Works Out Plan for New Nausori Hospital
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Government Works Out Plan for New Nausori Hospital

People in Nausori have been advised to access health care services at nearby areas as Government is still working to...

Need For 4-wheel Drive Ambulances: O’Connor
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Need For 4-wheel Drive Ambulances: O’Connor

  In an attempt to improve transportation services, the Ministry for Health and Medical Services has indicated ...

Akbar To Prefects: Be Caring, Positive Leaders
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Akbar To Prefects: Be Caring, Positive Leaders

  Leaders must have a positive attitude to serve, with a caring and compassionate heart to serve selflessly. Th...

Akbar Clears the Air About Free Medicine Programme
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Akbar Clears the Air About Free Medicine Programme

Not all the medicines in the pharmacy are covered in the Free Medicine Programme. The Minister for Health and Medica...

Health Ministry Trying to Fill Vacancies
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Health Ministry Trying to Fill Vacancies

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is trying its best to fill the vacant positions at various health centre...

‘Strengthen Public-Private Partnerships To Fight TB’
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‘Strengthen Public-Private Partnerships To Fight TB’

  There is a need to continue to strengthen the Public-Private Partnerships in our respective divisions, says A...

Akbar Warns Nurses About Code Of Conduct
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Akbar Warns Nurses About Code Of Conduct

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar has been disturbed by a Christmas carol clip which has nurses in...

Akbar: Less People  Come For Cancer Checks
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Akbar: Less People Come For Cancer Checks

  Less people are turning up at health facilities for medical checks, the Minister for health and Medical Servi...

Akbar: Compassion Is Important
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Akbar: Compassion Is Important

  Compassion is one of the most important and central ingredient of our service delivery, Minister for Health a...

Join The Fight, Says Rosy Akbar
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Join The Fight, Says Rosy Akbar

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, is calling on Fijians to stand united against diabetes. To...

Know Your Roots: Akbar
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Know Your Roots: Akbar

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar has urged all parents and teachers to teach their children the ...

Outrigger Hosts Returning Medical Experts
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Outrigger Hosts Returning Medical Experts

Group of eye specialists from overseas here to restore sight for residents of Nadroga/Navosa province A group of 19 ...

United Approach Needed For Awareness
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United Approach Needed For Awareness

A united approach is essential in order to effectively raise awareness on breast cancer, says Minister for Health an...

Nurses Reminded To Serve With Empathy
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Nurses Reminded To Serve With Empathy

Nurses in supervisory and management roles have been reminded to perform their duties with utmost passion and empath...

ANZ Bank Launches First  Pinktober Remembrance Walk
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ANZ Bank Launches First Pinktober Remembrance Walk

  In a bid to remember those who have died from cancer, ANZ Bank launched its first Pinktober Remembrance Walk....

Congratulations Koro For A Wonderful Example On this Fiji Day
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Congratulations Koro For A Wonderful Example On this Fiji Day

If you were on Koro Island yesterday, you would agree with the statement of the Minister for Health and Medical Serv...

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