Ministry of Health and Medical Services

COVID-19: St John Ambulance Prepares First Respondents With Training
NATION

COVID-19: St John Ambulance Prepares First Respondents With Training

These respondents include personnel from the Fiji Police Force, National Fire Authority, Royal Fiji Military Forces ...

COVID-19 Response Budget: $40M Top-Up To Health Ministry For COVID-19 Fight
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19 Response Budget: $40M Top-Up To Health Ministry For COVID-19 Fight

The top-up means supplies like face masks to complex and expensive equipment like ventilators in hospitals can be pu...

COVID-19: Call For 53 Passengers To Make Contact
NEWS

COVID-19: Call For 53 Passengers To Make Contact

This is a follow up from the Prime Minister’s statement on the contact tracing exercise done by the Ministry’s c...

On The Frontlines: Dr Aalisha Sahukhan
Feature

On The Frontlines: Dr Aalisha Sahukhan

She serves as a shining beacon of hope for many women, with a composed demeanour in even the most unsettling times.

Ministry Establishes Fever Clinics
NATION

Ministry Establishes Fever Clinics

“At the clinic we will have a medical professional to check and test them to confirm that they do not have the dis...

COVID-19 Testing Only For Those Who Meet Criteria
NEWS

COVID-19 Testing Only For Those Who Meet Criteria

“We have a criterion for people to be tested, it includes anybody who has respiratory infection symptoms like a co...

Coronavirus: 9-Year-Old, 37-Year-Old Tested Negative, Cleared
NEWS

Coronavirus: 9-Year-Old, 37-Year-Old Tested Negative, Cleared

The Fijian Ministry of Health and Medical Services advises that there are currently no confirmed or suspected cases ...

Former Ministry Of Health Employee Fronts Court For Forgery
Crime & Court

Former Ministry Of Health Employee Fronts Court For Forgery

The Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) charged Mr Mohammed Ifraz with one count each of forgery ...

Coronavirus: Two Fijian Nationals Negative, A Foreign National Under Isolation
NEWS

Coronavirus: Two Fijian Nationals Negative, A Foreign National Under Isolation

Last night (6 February), a foreign national with a fever was placed under isolation at Nadi Hospital.

Health Minister Advises China Travellers To Take Precaution After Coronavirus Outbreak In Wuhan City
NATION

Health Minister Advises China Travellers To Take Precaution After Coronavirus Outbreak In Wuhan City

“The virus is totally new and there has not been any vaccination for it yet, thus we are advising Fijians to take ...

Health Officials Return From Kadavu Stint
NATION

Health Officials Return From Kadavu Stint

On board these vessels were officers, soldiers and engineers from the Republic of Fiji Military Forces, bringing wit...

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...

Measles Immunisation Campaign In West And Parts Of East Begin
NATION

Measles Immunisation Campaign In West And Parts Of East Begin

Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said $2 million has already been used in response to the measles outbreak, last month.

Measles Outbreak: Another Confirmed Case Of Measles, A 24-Year-Old From Tacirua
NATION

Measles Outbreak: Another Confirmed Case Of Measles, A 24-Year-Old From Tacirua

The latest is a 24-year-old from Sakoca in Tacirua, Ministry of Health confirms.

Health Ministry Declares Measles Outbreak In Serua/Namosi Subdivision
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

‘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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
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 & ...

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