Ministry of Health and Medical Services

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 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...

In The Name Of Resilience
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In The Name Of Resilience

Helipad at the new Navosa Hospital used for the first time. The usual 2 1/2 hours plus travel time for patients and ...

COVID-19 And Behind The Scene Battles: James Fong
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COVID-19 And Behind The Scene Battles: James Fong

“We had 18 total cases and out of 18, we had only six index cases. The rest of the 12 came out of the two cases. A...

Two New COVID-19 Border Quarantine Cases: Ministry
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Two New COVID-19 Border Quarantine Cases: Ministry

The Ministry of Health in collaboration with our security forces has made pre-emptive changes to mitigate for any ri...

Ministry Tracks Progress Of COVID-19 Vaccine
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Ministry Tracks Progress Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Minister for Health, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said; “We are watching that space and we are working with Global Alli...

Fiji Is COVID-Free, Confirms Dr Fong
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Fiji Is COVID-Free, Confirms Dr Fong

“Today (yesterday) is day one that we as a nation are without any active case of COVID-19,” Dr Fong said.

More Nurses, More Dentists To Improve Service Delivery
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More Nurses, More Dentists To Improve Service Delivery

“The Health Ministry has been recruiting nurses annually with new graduates as they complete their studies from th...

COVID-19: Two Remain In Isolation, Says Dr Fong
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COVID-19: Two Remain In Isolation, Says Dr Fong

He said the patients were in stable condition and recovering well.

Health Staff Risk Losing Job If They Refuse To Serve After Hours
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Health Staff Risk Losing Job If They Refuse To Serve After Hours

Health staff who refuse to provide health care services to the public after hours risk being terminated from their j...

Chinese Embassy Donates $10K And Laptops To Archives
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Chinese Embassy Donates $10K And Laptops To Archives

Mr Qian said the contribution was a reflection of the embassy’s commitment to strengthen co-operation on training ...

Medicine Wastage Tops Agenda
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Medicine Wastage Tops Agenda

By next year, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services is expected to install a new supply chain information syst...

Proper Recording Needed For Suicide Cases
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Proper Recording Needed For Suicide Cases

Right now our interventions are based on global evidence, but if we go down into the communities there would be diff...

Fiji Records Another COVID-19 Case In Quarantine
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Fiji Records Another COVID-19 Case In Quarantine

The patient is a 64-year-old female Fijian citizen who arrived on repatriation flight GA7280 from New Delhi.

Pandemic Impacts Dentistry, Says Dr Fong
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Pandemic Impacts Dentistry, Says Dr Fong

He urged oral health workers to play their role during the level of uncertainty faced in Fiji.

Two More Border COVID-19 Cases
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Two More Border COVID-19 Cases

This confirmation brings Fiji’s total number of active border quarantine cases to five.

Ministry Of Health Declares Dengue And Leptospirosis Outbreak
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Ministry Of Health Declares Dengue And Leptospirosis Outbreak

Most of these cases he said were recorded in the Central and Northern divisions.

No App, No Business – Fiji’s Health Ministry Look At Closing Businesses That Don’t Comply With Guidelines
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No App, No Business – Fiji’s Health Ministry Look At Closing Businesses That Don’t Comply With Guidelines

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services will look at closing businesses that do not comply with the guidelines s...

Health Ministry To Issue Warning On All Businesses Failing To Monitor CareFIJI App
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Health Ministry To Issue Warning On All Businesses Failing To Monitor CareFIJI App

Acting Permanent Secretary, Dr James Fong, said these were high risk areas where users come into contact with differ...

Health Permanent Secretary Outraged At Death Announcement Leak On Facebook
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Health Permanent Secretary Outraged At Death Announcement Leak On Facebook

This was all before the announcement was made on Friday. Dr Fong said that the ministry is taking this matter very s...

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