Ministry of Health

Akbar Calls On People To Live Healthy Lifestyle
NEWS

Akbar Calls On People To Live Healthy Lifestyle

Health Minister Rosy Akbar has made it clear that the Government cannot provide kidney dialy­sis for free and that ...

Reddy-Clyde Joins Fight  Against Dengue
NATION

Reddy-Clyde Joins Fight Against Dengue

  The Divisional Medical Officer – Western Division, Dr Susana Nakalevu, believes the fight against dengu...

Ministry Clarifies: Maternity Services At CWMH Operating Normally
NATION

Ministry Clarifies: Maternity Services At CWMH Operating Normally

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has clarified that the maternity services at the CWMH remain undisrupted...

World Health Organisation To Work With Ministry To Combat Bacteria Outbreak
NEWS

World Health Organisation To Work With Ministry To Combat Bacteria Outbreak

The World Health Organisation (WHO) will work with Ministry of Health to address current gaps at the CWM Hospital Ne...

North Records 56 Tuberculosis Cases
NATION

North Records 56 Tuberculosis Cases

  There were 56 cases of Tuberculosis (TB) diseases recorded in the Northern Division last year. This was confi...

Ministry Seeks Legal Advice on Blood Donation
NEWS

Ministry Seeks Legal Advice on Blood Donation

Legal advice will be sought from the Solicitor General’s office by the Ministry of Health after objections by the ...

Akbar: Ministry Will Not Play Defence
NEWS

Akbar: Ministry Will Not Play Defence

The Ministry of Health will not play defence when it comes to complaints and issues concerning nursing services. Min...

Labasa Woman To Appeal Her Awarded $12,000
NATION

Labasa Woman To Appeal Her Awarded $12,000

  A Labasa woman plans to appeal on compensation for medical negligence. Now 21-years-old, Bale Tikosaya was aw...

Ministry tells why man not  allowed to give blood
NEWS

Ministry tells why man not allowed to give blood

The Ministry of Health yesterday has explained why a man in his 20s was not allowed to donate blood during a recent ...

Ministry Lauds Bank For Health Support
NATION

Ministry Lauds Bank For Health Support

Akbar hopes to see other corporate bodies follow leading role played by ANZ Bank and its staff. The Ministry of Heal...

Be Part Of Review Policy: Tuitubou
SPORTS

Be Part Of Review Policy: Tuitubou

  Every Fijians will have a chance to contribute towards sports development in the country. This was after the ...

Parents Only Worried About Yaqona Sessions, says Village representative
NEWS

Parents Only Worried About Yaqona Sessions, says Village representative

  Sexually Transmitted In­fections (STIs) was one of the major health con­cerns highlighted during a two-day ...

Keiyasi Hospital Construction To Begin Next Month
NATION

Keiyasi Hospital Construction To Begin Next Month

The construction of a new sub-divisional hospital in the highlands of Navosa will start as early as next month, says...

A-G: Govt Working on Lifting Rural Health Services
NEWS

A-G: Govt Working on Lifting Rural Health Services

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says Government is looking at ways of improving rural health services. He says ...

Hospital To Re-Open Lab On Monday
NATION

Hospital To Re-Open Lab On Monday

The refurbished Sigatoka Hospital laboratory will be officially opened on Monday by the Republic of Korea’s Speake...

‘Balls And Beards’ Set For Saturday
SPORTS

‘Balls And Beards’ Set For Saturday

The Suva Golden Oldies rugby club’s annual ‘Balls and Beards’ 10-a-side tournament is on Saturday at Cathedral...

Who Will Be There To Help, When You’re Not?
SUNBIZ

Who Will Be There To Help, When You’re Not?

Seleima Veisamasama, wife of late veteran journalist Malakai Veisamasama, shares her experience of having a life ins...

Work In Progress On Maternity Unit At Makoi
NATION

Work In Progress On Maternity Unit At Makoi

The construction of the new low risk maternity unit in Makoi is progressing  well, says the Ministry of Health. The...

Timely Donation For St Giles Hospital
NATION

Timely Donation For St Giles Hospital

A new set of donation made by the Vinod Patel and Company Limited will contribute towards improving the services pr...

Diabetes Rate Up 30 Per Cent  In 2011: Ministry
NATION

Diabetes Rate Up 30 Per Cent In 2011: Ministry

Medical officers in the country are urged to practice what they preach. The call came from the Acting Permanent Secr...

Bali And Zika Challenge, Says Stoeckel
NATION

Bali And Zika Challenge, Says Stoeckel

The tourism industry in Fiji had been challenged by two special external issues, Tourism Fiji’s chief executive sa...

Serve Public Well, Usamate  Urges Doctors, Nurses
NATION, SUNCITY

Serve Public Well, Usamate Urges Doctors, Nurses

The Minister for Health and Medical Services, Jone Usamate, is calling on medical officers to deliver their best whe...

Under-Age Children Sent To Buy Cigarettes Unacceptable, Says Ali
NATION

Under-Age Children Sent To Buy Cigarettes Unacceptable, Says Ali

Under-age children who are sent to buy cigarette is unacceptable says Ministry of Health, Tobacco Control Enforcemen...

Usamate Checks Nausori Challenges
NATION

Usamate Checks Nausori Challenges

Minister for Health and Medical Services Jone Usamate yesterday visited one of the most challenged health facilities...

Baby Death Saddens Bhatnagar
NEWS

Baby Death Saddens Bhatnagar

Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services Veena Bhatnagar says she is saddened by another baby death, this ...

Hospital Death Probe
NATION

Hospital Death Probe

  Assistant Minister for Health Veena Bhatnagar has confirmed that an investigation is currently underway in re...

Coral Coast Tourism Joins ‘Fight The Bite’ Campaign
NATION

Coral Coast Tourism Joins ‘Fight The Bite’ Campaign

  Resort managers on Coral Coast have allied with the Ministry of Health, in the fight against mosquito-borne d...

Lack Of Data On Disability
NATION

Lack Of Data On Disability

  Data collection and statistics for people living with disabilities is one of the resources the Ministry of He...

Ministry Of Health Nadi Firm Brings In Six ECG Monitors
NATION

Ministry Of Health Nadi Firm Brings In Six ECG Monitors

A Nadi-based company, Yees Cold Storage Seafood Limited, as part of its community initiative, handed over six Electr...

Usamate Commends Lami
NATION

Usamate Commends Lami

Minister for Health and Medical Services Jone Usamate yesterday commended residents of Valenicina in Lami for taking...

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