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New British High Commissioner To Fiji Settles In
NATION

New British High Commissioner To Fiji Settles In

Mr Edgar met with President Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote at the State House yesterday morning and later met...

Top COVID-19 Test Kits Arrive From Australia
NATION

Top COVID-19 Test Kits Arrive From Australia

Australian High Commissioner to Fiji, John Feakes, was at Nadi Airport to receive the aircraft, and said the GeneXpe...

Five-Year-Old Connecting On Zoom In Pre-School Learning, Here’s How Parents Are Coping With The ‘New Normal’ At Home
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Five-Year-Old Connecting On Zoom In Pre-School Learning, Here’s How Parents Are Coping With The ‘New Normal’ At Home

It may be a new form of learning in Fiji, but in developed countries, homeschooling is common.

Four-Day Work Week Implemented At Five Marriott Properties In Fiji
SUNBIZ

Four-Day Work Week Implemented At Five Marriott Properties In Fiji

Multi Property Vice President, Fiji & Samoa, General Manager Sheraton & Westin Resorts Neeraj Chadha confirmed this ...

Cargo Ship Crews To Be Closely Monitored: Karan
SUNBIZ

Cargo Ship Crews To Be Closely Monitored: Karan

“International cargo ships will be allowed in Fiji, we are monitoring the situation very closely,” Mr Karan said.

Church Group Calls On Members To Heed COVID-19 Warnings
NATION

Church Group Calls On Members To Heed COVID-19 Warnings

General Secretary Reverend James Bhagwan has urged that churches postpone large gatherings, meetings and conferences...

World Health Organization Characterizes COVID-19 Outbreak As Pandemic
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World Health Organization Characterizes COVID-19 Outbreak As Pandemic

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on all countries to strike a fine balance between protecting ...

No Vaccines Yet For COVID-19, Says Health Minister
NEWS

No Vaccines Yet For COVID-19, Says Health Minister

He said: “Medicines and chemicals that haven’t been tested we need to understand not only the good that it bring...

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

Move To Revive Our Traditional Games
SPORTS

Move To Revive Our Traditional Games

The Fiji National Sports Commission (FNSC) together with the Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts, Ministry of i...

Fiji Boxing Team Warned Of ‘Mystery Disease’ Ahead Of Olympic Qualifiers In China
SPORTS

Fiji Boxing Team Warned Of ‘Mystery Disease’ Ahead Of Olympic Qualifiers In China

The three-member Fijian team, comprising Jone Koroilagilagi, Winston Hill and head coach Pauliasi Ratu (Senior), dep...

Naleba College Student First in the North to Receive ePassport
NATION

Naleba College Student First in the North to Receive ePassport

Sanyogita Sanjani, a Year Nine student of Naleba College is one of the first two in Vanua Levu to receive their ePas...

World Health Organisation Commits To Bolster Fiji As Centre For Health Training In Region
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World Health Organisation Commits To Bolster Fiji As Centre For Health Training In Region

The organization is committed to building strong primary health care systems to ensure overall health improvement in...

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

Millions Of children Worldwide Not Receiving Measles Vaccine
WORLD

Millions Of children Worldwide Not Receiving Measles Vaccine

More than 110,000 measles cases were reported worldwide during the first three months of 2019, representing a near 3...

Free Screening For People With Hearing Disability
NATION

Free Screening For People With Hearing Disability

“For every blind person, there are three people with hearing problems, that’s the ratio in Fiji and it goes on t...

Teenagers Top Obesity List for Children in Fiji
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Teenagers Top Obesity List for Children in Fiji

The statistics were revealed after the Minister for Health and Medi­cal Services, Dr Ifereimi Waqai­nabete opened ...

Fiji Health Minister: Two Doctors Committed Suicide Because Of Work Stress
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Fiji Health Minister: Two Doctors Committed Suicide Because Of Work Stress

“Last year we had two suicides. Two young doctors committed suicide. One of them was from Makoi. The reason is sim...

Dr Waqainabete Enhances Fiji’s Voice At Global Health Platform
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Dr Waqainabete Enhances Fiji’s Voice At Global Health Platform

Fiji’s representatives were among 34 technically qualified members of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Executiv...

Wolbachia capsules to aid mosquito fight
NATION

Wolbachia capsules to aid mosquito fight

The World Mosquito Programme is stepping up the fight against disease-carrying mosquitoes. At an event in Suva yeste...

Ministry and WHO clarify report on Fiji’s diabetes rate
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Ministry and WHO clarify report on Fiji’s diabetes rate

The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services and the World Health Organisation have no affiliation or associatio...

80,000 Plus Children Received Men C Immunisation
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80,000 Plus Children Received Men C Immunisation

The National Meningococcal (Men C) Immunisation Programme, in its fourth week has to date immunised more than 80,000...

WHO Donates Traffic Equipment To Fiji Police
NATION

WHO Donates Traffic Equipment To Fiji Police

The rising concern over the number of road accidents in the country has seen the World Health Organisation (WHO) don...

Fiji Helps Broker Plan to Improve New Health Issues
NATION

Fiji Helps Broker Plan to Improve New Health Issues

The Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO) has agreed to launch a programme to address the health ef...

UniFiji offers Bachelor of Nursing course
NATION

UniFiji offers Bachelor of Nursing course

The Saweni-based campus, outside Lautoka , will remotely facilitate the accredited programmes via POLHN. Taking the ...

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

Commission Approves Work on a Regional Standard for Kava
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Commission Approves Work on a Regional Standard for Kava

A major achievement in terms of new work on developing a regional standard for kava as a beverage when mixed with wa...

British Doctor Feels For Fiji And Pacific
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British Doctor Feels For Fiji And Pacific

With over 40 years of medical service under his belt, British Dr David Nabarro has a soft spot for Fiji and the Paci...

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