Ministry of Health and Medical Services

Increase Will Go A Long Way To Beef Up Our Defence And National Security
Opinion

Increase Will Go A Long Way To Beef Up Our Defence And National Security

The economic implications of national security cannot be taken lightly. When investors and business organisations ha...

Treatment Boost For Young Diabetic Patients
NEWS

Treatment Boost For Young Diabetic Patients

Divisional Medical Officer Western based in Lautoka, Dr Susana Nakalevu, accepted the donation with heartfelt apprec...

Water Authority of Fiji Stands By Water Supply Quality
NEWS

Water Authority of Fiji Stands By Water Supply Quality

WAF has a “Water Quality Monitoring Programme”, which is in compliance with the regulatory requirements from the...

Tabacco, Suki Vendors Application For Licences To Close March 31
NEWS

Tabacco, Suki Vendors Application For Licences To Close March 31

This extension to the application window is being afforded due to feedback that was raised during this year’s budg...

Fiji Health Ministry Reassures There Is Adequate Stock Of Insulin Available
NEWS

Fiji Health Ministry Reassures There Is Adequate Stock Of Insulin Available

The Ministry confirms that health facilities have stocks of Insulins on their shelves and the Fiji Pharmaceutical & ...

Fiji Health Minister: Two Doctors Committed Suicide Because Of Work Stress
NEWS

Fiji Health Minister: Two Doctors Committed Suicide Because Of Work Stress

“Last year we had two suicides. Two young doctors committed suicide. One of them was from Makoi. The reason is sim...

Leptospirosis: UK Advises British Nationals To Exercise Caution
NATION

Leptospirosis: UK Advises British Nationals To Exercise Caution

  British nationals travelling to Fiji have been warned about the latest outbreak of Leptospirosis in the count...

Ministry Declares Leptospirosis Outbreak in Central Division
NEWS

Ministry Declares Leptospirosis Outbreak in Central Division

There have been 69 cases of leptospirosis in Central Division from January 1st this year, with 18 people requiring a...

134 Doctors, Consultants, 187 Nurses In 2018
NATION

134 Doctors, Consultants, 187 Nurses In 2018

A total of 134 health professionals including doctors and consultants and 187 nurses were recruited over the course ...

Customs Workshop On Time Release Study
SUNBIZ

Customs Workshop On Time Release Study

A week-long World Customs Organisation (WCO) Workshop on Time Release study (TRS) is underway at the WCO Regional Tr...

Rainy season is here: Help destroy mosquito breeding grounds
NATION

Rainy season is here: Help destroy mosquito breeding grounds

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is urging Fijians around the country to help prevent the spread of dengu...

Ministry Celebrates  Global Resolution
NATION

Ministry Celebrates Global Resolution

The Resolution on Rheumatic Fever and Rheumatic Heart Disease was officially passed by the World Health Assembly in ...

Typhoid  Outbreak  In Parts Of  Navosa, Naitasiri
NATION

Typhoid Outbreak In Parts Of Navosa, Naitasiri

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services advises that there are typhoid fever outbreaks occurring in the villages...

Eye Doctors From China Provide  Free Much Needed Surgeries Here
NATION

Eye Doctors From China Provide Free Much Needed Surgeries Here

Each of these surgeries would normally cost US$1600 (FJ$3416) The strengthened collaboration between the Ministry of...

$35K Boost For Cure Kids Fiji
NATION

$35K Boost For Cure Kids Fiji

  The Fiji Oxygen Project has been a breath of fresh air after $35,000 was handed over to Cure Kids Fiji, which...

Alarming Statistics On Teenage Pregnancy
NATION

Alarming Statistics On Teenage Pregnancy

The relatively high rate of unplanned pregnancies in Fiji is a concern for Empower Pacific branch manager Sonal Sing...

Ministry Records 791 Amputations In 2016
NATION

Ministry Records 791 Amputations In 2016

Statistics reveal that 791 amputations were recorded by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services in 2016. The yea...

BUDGET 2018: Mothers Whose Income is Under $30k To Receive $1000 Grant for Newborns
NEWS

BUDGET 2018: Mothers Whose Income is Under $30k To Receive $1000 Grant for Newborns

Every Fijian mother whose household income is below $30,000 will be given $1000 grant in any participating bank for ...

Family Hails Ms Akbar, Health Officials For Listening To Their Need For Assistance
NATION

Family Hails Ms Akbar, Health Officials For Listening To Their Need For Assistance

  The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has been praised for its swift re­sponse in the treatment of an ...

Ministry Declares End To Outbreak
NATION

Ministry Declares End To Outbreak

  There has been a decrease in the number of dengue fever cases recorded nationally in the past six weeks. The ...

O’Connor Visits Maritime Health Facilities
NATION

O’Connor Visits Maritime Health Facilities

Fijians in the maritime islands are taking advantage of the free health screenings, dental extractions and medical a...

Health Professionals Prepare For  Men-C Vaccination Campaign
NATION

Health Professionals Prepare For Men-C Vaccination Campaign

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services will conduct a nationwide vaccination campaign for Meningococcal disease...

58 Meningococcal Cases, Public Response In Prevention, Great
NEWS

58 Meningococcal Cases, Public Response In Prevention, Great

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services had confirmed there are 58 reported cases of Meningococcal from January ...

Search For Mother Of ‘Abandoned’ Baby Continues
NATION

Search For Mother Of ‘Abandoned’ Baby Continues

  Police are still trying to locate a young mother who abandoned her newborn baby girl at the Labasa market on ...

We Follow Our Guidelines: Akbar
NATION

We Follow Our Guidelines: Akbar

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services works with the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) when there are...

Symposium Unfolds Opportunities For Nursing
NATION

Symposium Unfolds Opportunities For Nursing

One of the areas the symposium   focused on was customer care service With the theme ‘Paradigm Shift for Nursing...

335 Evacuees Safe In  Eight Centres In Naitasiri
NATION

335 Evacuees Safe In Eight Centres In Naitasiri

Government teams made sure that the people were safe and there were no emergencies or casualties reported from their...

New Ambulances To Lift Medical Services
NATION

New Ambulances To Lift Medical Services

The handing over of 18 new ambu­lances to their respective depart­ments will be an added boost to the Ministry of ...

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