Minister for Health and Medical Services

Watch Your Diet, Warns Akbar
NATION

Watch Your Diet, Warns Akbar

  To succeed in school and life, students must be healthy, the Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy A...

Simione Named Headboy a Day After Burying Dad
NATION

Simione Named Headboy a Day After Burying Dad

Chief guest Akbar wipes tears off Simione despite putting on brave face. Sabeto Central School’s prefect induction...

Valelevu Health Centre  Now Open 24 Hours
NEWS

Valelevu Health Centre Now Open 24 Hours

Valelevu Health Centre is expected to serve an at least 200,000 people along the Suva-Nausori corridor as it opens i...

Constitution Rejects Division and Racism, Rosy Akbar Tells
NATION

Constitution Rejects Division and Racism, Rosy Akbar Tells

Fiji’s Constitution ensured equality and freedom for all , said Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akb...

LDS ‘Light Of World’ Message Promotes Good Deeds
NATION

LDS ‘Light Of World’ Message Promotes Good Deeds

  This Christmas, put your personal interests aside, come forward to render services and work together. This wa...

Safety Of Nurses A Priority: Akbar
NEWS

Safety Of Nurses A Priority: Akbar

All hospitals in Fiji have been instructed to take immediate measures to ensure that all nursing staff are transpor...

No Cancer Victim Should Suffer Alone: Akbar
NATION

No Cancer Victim Should Suffer Alone: Akbar

  Recently, women cancer survivors have spoken out about their years of suffering alone at home. This is becaus...

Government Targets Robust System: Akbar
NATION

Government Targets Robust System: Akbar

In spite of the limited resources in the country, the Government was trying its best to provide a robust and respons...

Attorney-General, Akbar Join   Utsav Prayer Session in Davuilevu
NATION

Attorney-General, Akbar Join Utsav Prayer Session in Davuilevu

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akba...

Nutrition App Launched In First Symposium
NATION

Nutrition App Launched In First Symposium

  A new app that will assist the National Food and Nutrition Centre in gaining a better understanding of the n...

Compassion Can Resolve Problems: Health Minister
NEWS

Compassion Can Resolve Problems: Health Minister

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar yesterday urged conference members on the need to serve people w...

Embrace Diversity, Akbar Urges Medical Students
NATION

Embrace Diversity, Akbar Urges Medical Students

Eid may have been on June 24 but the celebration is still on for a number of Fijians even to this month. Minister fo...

Parents’ Involvement in Child’s Diet Vital: Akbar
NATION

Parents’ Involvement in Child’s Diet Vital: Akbar

The need for parents to be involved in a child’s eating lifestyle is important in changing mindsets and leading a ...

Akbar Launches Programme To Develop Special Needs Group
NATION

Akbar Launches Programme To Develop Special Needs Group

Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar has called for the support of a programme by the Indian High Com...

Akbar Backs Better USP Lives
NATION

Akbar Backs Better USP Lives

It is only through having a healthy lifestyle that one can prosper in their career or education. This message was co...

Minister Akbar sees School Chef Challenge Becoming Bigger
NATION

Minister Akbar sees School Chef Challenge Becoming Bigger

Event gave great opportunity for our young people to learn the skills needed to prepare healthy and nutritious meals...

NCDs Linked To Parents’ Negligence
NATION

NCDs Linked To Parents’ Negligence

Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar says that parental negligence sometimes becomes a factor behind...

Akbar: Lack of Medicine Tackled with Enthusiasm
NATION

Akbar: Lack of Medicine Tackled with Enthusiasm

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Rosy Akbar, yesterday clarified in Parliament the issue of the shortag...

Modern Challenges for  Pacific Health Leaders
Opinion

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NATION

Debate To Focus On Non Communicable Diseases

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

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