Ministry of Health and Medical Services

Next Phase Of COVID-19 Vaccinations From Tomorrow
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Next Phase Of COVID-19 Vaccinations From Tomorrow

Also eligible to receive the vaccine, will be those over the age of 60, and people with medical conditions that incr...

Anti-vaxxers Need More Details: Dr Fong
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Anti-vaxxers Need More Details: Dr Fong

We consider them as people who require extra explanation and understanding. That’s the strategy the Ministry of He...

‘Why We Allowed Superyacht Entry’
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‘Why We Allowed Superyacht Entry’

The thing we have that other countries do not have is quarantine waters,”

Tourism Industry COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Support
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Tourism Industry COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout Support

News of the initial phase of the vaccine roll out commencing is being discussed with much excitement amongst tourism...

Follow Rules Under Law To Sell Food On Streets: Council
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Follow Rules Under Law To Sell Food On Streets: Council

Mr Tikoduadua said anyone wishing to sell cooked food in Suva, needed the approval from various authorities includin...

Register Now For COVID-19 Vaccines: Dr Fong
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Register Now For COVID-19 Vaccines: Dr Fong

Dr Fong said registering now would make work easier for the Ministry of Health and Medical Services while vaccines w...

Ministry Investigates Claims On Street Foods
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Ministry Investigates Claims On Street Foods

“The claims have been brought forward to us and the relevant part of the Ministry is going through that process an...

First COVID-19 Vaccine Jab Set For Wednesday
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First COVID-19 Vaccine Jab Set For Wednesday

Front liners to be given first shot of vaccine doses.

COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Today
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COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Today

‘We are only having border quarantine cases and our frontline workers are at high risk of getting the virus so tha...

Health Ministry Clarifies Details On New Hospital
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Health Ministry Clarifies Details On New Hospital

Additional biomedical equipment are awaited to complete the approved list of equipment for the hospital. Equipment i...

50,000 COVID-19 Vaccines By April
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50,000 COVID-19 Vaccines By April

Dr Waqainabete said the ministry was working with digitalFIJI on the vaccination registration for the vaccinated pop...

30-Year-Old Male Fiji’s Latest COVID-19 Border Quarantine Case
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30-Year-Old Male Fiji’s Latest COVID-19 Border Quarantine Case

This is a 30-year-old male who travelled from Manila, Philippines, transiting through Hong Kong, arriving in Nadi on...

Vanuavatu Islanders Grateful For Arrival Of Medical Services To Their Doorstep
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Vanuavatu Islanders Grateful For Arrival Of Medical Services To Their Doorstep

Ms Usa said they would have had to spend hundreds of dollars to send their children or grandchildren to Suva to be c...

‘$300K For Savusavu Hospital Upgrading’
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‘$300K For Savusavu Hospital Upgrading’

“I was in Savusavu over the first few weeks of this year doing a public outreach on Cakaudrove,” Dr Waqainabete ...

Man In Custody For Throwing Molotov Cocktail Inside St Giles Ward
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Man In Custody For Throwing Molotov Cocktail Inside St Giles Ward

He came with a molotov cocktail, a can of kerosene and a cane knife,” he said. “The bottle exploded and a nurse ...

48-Year-Old Man Latest COVID-19 Border Quarantine Case
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48-Year-Old Man Latest COVID-19 Border Quarantine Case

This is a 48-year-old male who travelled from Jakarta Indonesia on repatriation flight GA 9820, which originally dep...

Zero Active COVID-19 Cases In Fiji
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Zero Active COVID-19 Cases In Fiji

Fiji has had 55 cases in total since our first case, which was reported on 19 March 2020, with 53 recoveries and 2 d...

Ministry To Confirm Cause Of Death Of 18-Year-Old
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Ministry To Confirm Cause Of Death Of 18-Year-Old

Jone Tagilala’s cause of death would be determined once the blood test results were received.

Able Seaman Vuniwaqa Eager To See Son, 7
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Able Seaman Vuniwaqa Eager To See Son, 7

He is waiting for the thumbs-up from the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to be able to visit his son in Nabu...

Ministry Bans Mass Gatherings As New LTDD Cases Detected
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Ministry Bans Mass Gatherings As New LTDD Cases Detected

This is after new cases of Leptospirosis, Typhoid, Dengue and Diarrhoea (LTDD) were received by the Ministry of Heal...

Four New COVID-19 Border Cases Isolated At Lautoka Hospital
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Four New COVID-19 Border Cases Isolated At Lautoka Hospital

All four individuals tested positive during routine testing while undergoing mandatory quarantine in the government ...

Hot Spot List For LTDD After Cyclone Yasa
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Hot Spot List For LTDD After Cyclone Yasa

Health officials are monitoring 38 areas in Bua, Macuata and Cakaudrove known to have historical record of surge in ...

‘Not All Confirmed COVID-19 Vaccines Will Prevent Transmission’- Dr James Fong
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‘Not All Confirmed COVID-19 Vaccines Will Prevent Transmission’- Dr James Fong

“It may have some effectiveness and it may stop some transmission but not all,” Dr Fong said.

French Polynesia Brings 64 Tonnes Of Relief
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French Polynesia Brings 64 Tonnes Of Relief

The consignment comprises 64 tonnes of relief items, building materials and construction equipment and tools.

10 Outstanding Fijians 2020
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10 Outstanding Fijians 2020

Dr Aalisha Sahukhan and Vasiti Soko are on the list of the Fiji Sun’s 10 outstanding Fijians for 2020. Dr Sahukhan...

Public Urged To Follow Advisories By Authorities During This Recovery Phase For TC Yasa
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Public Urged To Follow Advisories By Authorities During This Recovery Phase For TC Yasa

The NDMO will continue to work very closely with Ministry of Agriculture and the Ministry of Health and Medical Serv...

Three New Border Quarantine Cases Now Isolated At Lautoka Hospital
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Three New Border Quarantine Cases Now Isolated At Lautoka Hospital

All three tested positive during routine testing while undergoing mandatory quarantine in the government designated ...

‘Christmas Day Out’ At Tivua Island For Children Living With RHD
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‘Christmas Day Out’ At Tivua Island For Children Living With RHD

Thirty children and adolescents living with Rheumatic Heart Disease (RHD) recently enjoyed a day in the Mamanuca Isl...

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