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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...

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
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...

Commission Approves Work on a Regional Standard for Kava
SUNBIZ

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
NEWS

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Davies: Bug Outbreak in Paediatrics Contained
NATION

Davies: Bug Outbreak in Paediatrics Contained

A bug that was affecting babies admitted at the New-born Intensive Care Unit (NICU) is now under control, a top heal...

Improvement Of Services A Challenge: Ministry Of Health
NATION

Improvement Of Services A Challenge: Ministry Of Health

Improvement of services by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services is still a challenge. This was revealed by th...

Report: Two In 3 Pacific Women  Suffer Violence From Partner
NATION

Report: Two In 3 Pacific Women Suffer Violence From Partner

Across the Pacific two in every three women will experience violence from a partner in their lifetime, according to ...

Alena Urges Family To Reduce Salt Intake
NATION

Alena Urges Family To Reduce Salt Intake

  This year for World Obesity Day, Alena Tuvou has urged her family to reduce their salt intake. As young as sh...

Tech Monitors Disease Outbreaks
NATION

Tech Monitors Disease Outbreaks

The World Health Organisation is using mobile technology as part of a post-disaster Early Warning Alert and Response...

Women And Children: A Priority
NATION

Women And Children: A Priority

The Ministry of Health & Medical Services Family Health Unit is working diligently to provide appropriate servic...

Breastfeed Infants, Health Minister Urges
NATION

Breastfeed Infants, Health Minister Urges

Children’s health remains a priority: Usamate   Minister for Health, Jone Usamate is urging for all infants t...

‘Kids Health A Worry’
NATION

‘Kids Health A Worry’

The state of the average child’s health continues to be a major concern for the Ministry of Health and Medical Ser...

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