Ministry of Health

Health Ministry Investigates Two Staff Members Arrested In Taveuni For Breaching COVID-19 Restrictions
NEWS

Health Ministry Investigates Two Staff Members Arrested In Taveuni For Breaching COVID-19 Restrictions

The pair were found to have been intoxicated after returning from a birthday party - Police.

$10m On COVID-19 Expenses To Date: Dr Waqainabete
NEWS

$10m On COVID-19 Expenses To Date: Dr Waqainabete

“So far, we have used about $10m, some of this money had been given by the government even before the mini-budget....

One-Off Inter-Island Trip For The Confined In Nearby Islands
NEWS

One-Off Inter-Island Trip For The Confined In Nearby Islands

The Fiji Police Force will allow for a one-off inter-island trip of people which is yet to be confirmed. Police Comm...

COVID-19: Kunatani In Self-Isolation
SPORTS

COVID-19: Kunatani In Self-Isolation

It is understood that the Olympic gold medallist may have not voluntarily self-isolated when he arrived into the cou...

Ministry Cautions: Lautoka Confinement Extends To April 7
NEWS

Ministry Cautions: Lautoka Confinement Extends To April 7

Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said: “If we lift the restrictions too early and ...

Businesses Respond To Appeal For Bed Linens
SUNBIZ

Businesses Respond To Appeal For Bed Linens

In an effort to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19 further in Fiji, used linens form the isolation centres have t...

Confinement Period: Helping Youths Stay With Loved Ones
NATION

Confinement Period: Helping Youths Stay With Loved Ones

Mr Nava said the village had set up seven checkpoints at all the entries into the village about a week ago, assistin...

Senior Female Officer At Western Division Command Headquarters Cleared Of COVID-19
NEWS

Senior Female Officer At Western Division Command Headquarters Cleared Of COVID-19

Thank you for all the prayers and well wishes as the officers continued to work from the confines of their Western D...

Why Self Isolation Is Crucial To  Curb The Spread Of Coronavirus
COVID-19

Why Self Isolation Is Crucial To Curb The Spread Of Coronavirus

We would not need to close our borders if only people practised self-isolation. But, because we now see that people ...

COVID-19: Social Distancing For Bus, Taxi And Minibus
NEWS

COVID-19: Social Distancing For Bus, Taxi And Minibus

If you have to travel for essential reasons in a bus, taxi or minibus you must ensure that you maintain a clear spac...

FRU To Meet Health Oficials Over 7s Training
SPORTS

FRU To Meet Health Oficials Over 7s Training

This was after World Rugby announced that the men’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series tournaments in London and Paris...

Testing For Coronavirus To Be Done Locally At The New Fiji Centre For Disease Control
NEWS

Testing For Coronavirus To Be Done Locally At The New Fiji Centre For Disease Control

Testing for the coronavirus will now take place at the newly refurbished Molecular Lab at the Fiji Centre for Dise...

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 ...

COVID-19: Isolation Units Will Take Place In Other Divisions Say Health Ministry
NEWS

COVID-19: Isolation Units Will Take Place In Other Divisions Say Health Ministry

Quarantine setups are precautionary steps guided by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Health Ministry, Health Care Work Around The Clock To Ensure Ba Hospital Opens Soon
NATION

Health Ministry, Health Care Work Around The Clock To Ensure Ba Hospital Opens Soon

No opening date could be confirmed because works on the new hospital are still in progress.

Mazey: Ban Lifted
SPORTS

Mazey: Ban Lifted

The Ministry of Health has confirmed the lifting of ban on sporting events and large gatherings.

Women Take Advantage Of Fish In Abundance
NATION

Women Take Advantage Of Fish In Abundance

"For these women, heavy rain means that certain types of fish are in abundance and a good catch could make a decent ...

Fiji Corrections Service Takes Precautions For Measles Outbreak
NEWS

Fiji Corrections Service Takes Precautions For Measles Outbreak

The nature of our Correction Centers warranted this proactive stance by FCS to prevent the outbreak of measles in ou...

Measles Outbreak: ‘Postpone All Games’
SPORTS

Measles Outbreak: ‘Postpone All Games’

The call came from the Fiji National Sports Commission, Fiji Association of Sports and National Olympic Committee (F...

Tonga Women’s XV Withdrawn From 2019 Oceania Rugby Championships
SPORTS

Tonga Women’s XV Withdrawn From 2019 Oceania Rugby Championships

The blood tests conducted over the period of 72 hours were negative but given the sample cases from Tonga, the Fiji ...

Measles Outbreak:  2-year-old And 15-year-old Latest Victims From Serua/Namosi
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: 2-year-old And 15-year-old Latest Victims From Serua/Namosi

The latest confirmed cases are a 15-year-old from Wainadoi, and a 2 year old who had been staying in Waibogi Serua.

Measles Outbreak: 3 More Cases Confirmed By Fiji’s Health Ministry, Total of 7 Confirmed Cases
NATION

Measles Outbreak: 3 More Cases Confirmed By Fiji’s Health Ministry, Total of 7 Confirmed Cases

Latest cases are a seven-month-old and a three-month-old from Wainadoi, and a 19-year-old from Navunikabi in Namosi.

Measles Outbreak: 7 Confirmed Cases In Serua / Namosi Subdivision
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: 7 Confirmed Cases In Serua / Namosi Subdivision

On the evening of Sunday, November 17th, the Ministry of Health and Medical Services was notified of a suspected cas...

Measles Outbreak: No Travel Restrictions Confirms Health Ministry
NEWS

Measles Outbreak: No Travel Restrictions Confirms Health Ministry

This is after some health centres have told people being vaccinated that they needed a certificate before they could...

Public Advisory: New Visiting Hours At CWM Hospital
NEWS

Public Advisory: New Visiting Hours At CWM Hospital

The new visiting hour is 2.00 pm to 3.00 pm from Monday to Sunday.

Public Advisory: Update ON Measles In Serua/Namosi
NEWS

Public Advisory: Update ON Measles In Serua/Namosi

Since the last update on 7th November, there have been zero new cases – one of the suspected cases from the 7th No...

Health Ministry Working To Prevent Measles Epidemic from Reaching Us
NATION

Health Ministry Working To Prevent Measles Epidemic from Reaching Us

Dr Waqainabete said people in Fiji are immunised against measles, but certain people are more vulnerable.

Golden Age Homes Renovations ‘In The Pipeline’
NATION

Golden Age Homes Renovations ‘In The Pipeline’

The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation's principal welfare officer senior citizens unit, Dilitiana ...

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