Ministry of Health

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...

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 ...

Children Young As 14 Are Treated For Drug Addiction
NATION

Children Young As 14 Are Treated For Drug Addiction

The number of people involved with drugs is alarming. Children must know the dangers of drugs. Marijuana, methamphet...

Sailing4Handicaps Crew donates $100K worth of Prosthetic Parts
SHIPPING

Sailing4Handicaps Crew donates $100K worth of Prosthetic Parts

Former Government assistant minister and Fijian paralympic champion, Iliesa Delana, has been endorsed ambassador for...

Abandoned Loved Ones End Up At Senior Citizens Home
Feature

Abandoned Loved Ones End Up At Senior Citizens Home

“People bring their relatives to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital or even to St Giles and leave them there, with...

Biomedical Engineers Play Effective Role In Health System
NATION

Biomedical Engineers Play Effective Role In Health System

Biomedical engineers are an important component of an effective health system, says Minister for Health and Medical ...

Juice Vendors Caught Selling Cigarette Rolls, To Pay $1K Fine
NATION

Juice Vendors Caught Selling Cigarette Rolls, To Pay $1K Fine

“Our juice business does not even rake in $1000 in 21 days, so how then are we going to pay for these hefty fines.”

Ministry of Health To Commence Mass Drug Administration In The North
NEWS

Ministry of Health To Commence Mass Drug Administration In The North

WHO Neglected Tropical Disease Technical Officer, Merelesita Qaniuci highlighted that this is a unique opportunity f...

Mental Health Service A Must For Our Schools
Sunvoice

Mental Health Service A Must For Our Schools

Mental health comprises our emotional, psychological and social wellbeing.

Ministry Rules Out Infectious Disease
NEWS

Ministry Rules Out Infectious Disease

The ministry’s comments may come as a relief to tourists who have been planning on or considering coming to Fiji, ...

Ministry of Health: American Couple Did Not Die Of Infectious Disease
NEWS

Ministry of Health: American Couple Did Not Die Of Infectious Disease

Through continued collaboration with the United States’ Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), further ...

Cases Of Methamphetamine, ‘Ice’ Abuse Reach Hospitals
NEWS

Cases Of Methamphetamine, ‘Ice’ Abuse Reach Hospitals

Methamphetamine, commonly known as ice, pea, crystal meth or white among us­ers, is a highly-addictive drug.

‘Tibi’ Peddlers Do Brisk Illegal Business
NEWS

‘Tibi’ Peddlers Do Brisk Illegal Business

Minister for Health Dr Ifereimi Waqanibete says this is illegal and is driven by the consumer de­mand.

More Upgrades For Health Facilities, Five-Year Plan
NEWS

More Upgrades For Health Facilities, Five-Year Plan

The Ministry of Health has plans on upgrades for the next five years in the Tailevu Province. This was revealed duri...

Editorial: Deceitful Traders Must Be Penalized
Opinion

Editorial: Deceitful Traders Must Be Penalized

These traders are risking the lives and health of Fijians by selling outdated or damaged items and products.

STOP Selling Damaged Goods, Traders Warned
NEWS

STOP Selling Damaged Goods, Traders Warned

The FCCC CEO warned traders to act ethically and destroy food and meat that may be adversely affected due to power o...

Tax & You: Prohibited And Restricted Goods
SUNBIZ

Tax & You: Prohibited And Restricted Goods

In a bid to ensure our borders are safe, Fiji Revenue and Customs Service continues to collaborate with other border...

Free Screening at Medical Camp Picks up Four Cases of Heart Disease in Children
NEWS

Free Screening at Medical Camp Picks up Four Cases of Heart Disease in Children

Health on Wheels’ co-ordinator Namrata Tappoo said the camp last weekend was their most successful where medical s...

Fiji Police: Command Group Takes Lead In Required Fitness Level Tests
NEWS

Fiji Police: Command Group Takes Lead In Required Fitness Level Tests

The health of officers has always been an area of concern as the people of Fiji expected more from members of the po...

Nasinu Rugby: ‘Fighting NCDs Through Rugby’
SPORTS

Nasinu Rugby: ‘Fighting NCDs Through Rugby’

Fighting Non-communicable Disease through Rugby.

Ministry: MenC Scare Over
NATION

Ministry: MenC Scare Over

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is announcing the end of the Meningococcal outbreak that was declared on...

Ministry of Health Has Has Lifted Meningococcal C Threats
NATION

Ministry of Health Has Has Lifted Meningococcal C Threats

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services is announcing the end of the Meningococcal C outbreak that was declared ...

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