Ministry of Health and Medical Services

COVID-19: ‘Fijians Overseas Matter’
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: ‘Fijians Overseas Matter’

Acting Permanent Secretary Dr James Fong made the impassioned plea while announcing Fiji’s two new border quaranti...

Health Ministry To Remain Vigilant To Avoid Second Wave Of Virus
NEWS

Health Ministry To Remain Vigilant To Avoid Second Wave Of Virus

Minister says its important to keep guard up to prevent second wave of the virus.

Fijian-Made Face Shields To Strengthen Fight Against COVID-19
NEWS

Fijian-Made Face Shields To Strengthen Fight Against COVID-19

Skyward Industries, in partnership with the Australian government-funded Market Development Facility (MDF), today do...

Health Ministry Receives $50,000 Worth Of Hygiene, Cleaning Poducts
NATION

Health Ministry Receives $50,000 Worth Of Hygiene, Cleaning Poducts

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said this would ensure that Fiji was able to provid...

No New Cases Of COVID-19 For Fiji In Past 30 Days
COVID-19

No New Cases Of COVID-19 For Fiji In Past 30 Days

She said the Fiji Centre for Communicable Disease Control (CDC) would continue to test as normal and would be expand...

Chinese Community Boosts Government COVID-19 Fight
NATION

Chinese Community Boosts Government COVID-19 Fight

Federation secretary-general Xiaochun Wu said the equipment included more than 10,000 face masks, temperature guns a...

Adequate Medical Supplies In Stock, Says Ministry
NATION

Adequate Medical Supplies In Stock, Says Ministry

There were also concerns raised by the public on the lack of antibiotics and X-Ray films supplied at some health fac...

Health Ministry Stresses On All Sporting Events To Remain Suspended
SPORTS

Health Ministry Stresses On All Sporting Events To Remain Suspended

Although restrictions have been lifted to allow gatherings of 20 people or fewer, the Fijian Ministry of Health and ...

Degrading Remarks, Refusing To Be Screened Doesn’t Stop Kuru’s Work
NEWS

Degrading Remarks, Refusing To Be Screened Doesn’t Stop Kuru’s Work

Lieutenant Kuru has been on the frontline since Day 1 and away from his family for more than a month.

Ministry To Look Into Expecting Mothers’ Clinic Line Ups
NATION

Ministry To Look Into Expecting Mothers’ Clinic Line Ups

Social distancing at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Suva has led to pregnant women waiting on steps and some ...

COVID-19: Another New Case, Announcement Soon
NEWS

COVID-19: Another New Case, Announcement Soon

An announcement is expected to be made today regarding a new COVID-19 case. This would be Fiji's 18th patient.

Fijians In Wuhan, China Ready To Come Home
Feature

Fijians In Wuhan, China Ready To Come Home

Some Fijians stuck there have booked the first available flight back home, while others are still waiting to see how...

Australia Reaffirms Commitment With Another $15.4M COVID-19 Aid
NEWS

Australia Reaffirms Commitment With Another $15.4M COVID-19 Aid

The Australian Government has committed $F15.4 million ($AUD10.5 million) in budget support to the Fijian Government...

Health Ministry Aims 100K Screenings In Suva By Thursday
NATION

Health Ministry Aims 100K Screenings In Suva By Thursday

The Minister, Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete, said this needed to be done to be sure that there was no community transmissi...

COVID-19: Council Health Staff Join Screening Cause
COVID-19, NATION

COVID-19: Council Health Staff Join Screening Cause

Four staff members in the Suva City Council Health Department have been seconded to join the Ministry of Health and ...

COVID-19: Health Ministry Calls Out To Jades, Supercuts Customers
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19: Health Ministry Calls Out To Jades, Supercuts Customers

Please call our Toll-free Helpline on 158 if you are one of these customers.

COVID-19: Tests Cost Ministry Almost $2000 Each
COVID-19, NEWS

COVID-19: Tests Cost Ministry Almost $2000 Each

Since Thursday, the Ministry has conducted close to 400 tests.

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: No Passenger Carriage, Movement On Inter Island Ships Throughout Fiji
NEWS

COVID-19: No Passenger Carriage, Movement On Inter Island Ships Throughout Fiji

From 12am Sunday, 29 March 2020 there will be no passenger carriage or movement on inter island ships throughout Fij...

COVID-19: 10 Fever Clinics Set Up In Maritime Provinces
COVID-19, Island News

COVID-19: 10 Fever Clinics Set Up In Maritime Provinces

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said his ministry was working hard in ensuring all ...

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.

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