Ministry of Health and Medical Services

National Measles Immunisation Campaign Temporarily Suspended Due To Tropical Cyclone Sarai
NEWS

National Measles Immunisation Campaign Temporarily Suspended Due To Tropical Cyclone Sarai

A statement from the Ministry of Health and Medical Services said members of the public will be informed when the ca...

Health Ministry Declares Measles Outbreak In Serua/Namosi Subdivision
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Health Ministry Declares Measles Outbreak In Serua/Namosi Subdivision

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is declaring an outbreak of measles for the Serua/Namosi Subdivision. Th...

Public Advisory: Measles Alert For Fiji
NEWS

Public Advisory: Measles Alert For Fiji

The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services is closely monitoring the outbreaks of measles in the region: fir...

Health Ministry Issues Alert on Ranitidine Medicines
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Health Ministry Issues Alert on Ranitidine Medicines

Long-term exposure (over years) can increase a person’s risk of developing cancer.

Dr Waqainabete: MRI Machine To Be Replaced In Two Years
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Dr Waqainabete: MRI Machine To Be Replaced In Two Years

Fiji has only one MRI machine which is now eight years old.

‘Antibiotics Can Prevent MenC’ Says Health Minister
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‘Antibiotics Can Prevent MenC’ Says Health Minister

Health and Medical Services Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said there was currently no outbreak of the disease in ...

Public Adivisory: Measles Alert
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Public Adivisory: Measles Alert

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is alerting passengers on flights from Auckland to Nadi, and Nadi to Los...

Suva City Council To Install 20 More CCTV Cameras In City
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Suva City Council To Install 20 More CCTV Cameras In City

Local Government Minister Premila Kumar told Parliament yesterday that it was more of a technology-driven programme ...

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...

Fiji’s Health Ministry Rules Out Flu As Cause Of US Couple’s Death
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Fiji’s Health Ministry Rules Out Flu As Cause Of US Couple’s Death

The Ministry is coordinating with the US Embassy in Fiji and working closely with the Fiji Police Force’s forensic...

CWM Hospital Fire: Statement From The Ministry Of Health
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CWM Hospital Fire: Statement From The Ministry Of Health

The Ministry will ensure that the functions of priority areas such as labor wards, operating theatre services, inten...

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...

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