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Local Doctor Scores Big W.H.O Role
NATION, NEWS

Local Doctor Scores Big W.H.O Role

Dr Alisha Sahukhan has been appointed by the World Health Organisation as a member of the panel of experts to review...

Stay Alert; Monkeypox Outbreak Now a Public Health Emergency, What Does It Mean to Fiji?
NEWS

Stay Alert; Monkeypox Outbreak Now a Public Health Emergency, What Does It Mean to Fiji?

Surveillance and testing for the monkeypox virus in Fiji have been ramped up after World Health Organisation (WHO) d...

Monkeypox ‘Not High Risk Issue’: WHO Rep
NEWS

Monkeypox ‘Not High Risk Issue’: WHO Rep

Monkeypox is not a high risk issue for Fiji and other countries in the pacific, says World Health Organisation repre...

Fiji Airways Wins Two Hospitality Awards
SUNBIZ

Fiji Airways Wins Two Hospitality Awards

Fiji Airways, scored two big wins at the Onboard Hospitality Awards held this week at the World Travel Catering Expo...

Dr Fong: No Monkeypox In Fiji, Clarifies Covid-19 Dosage
NEWS

Dr Fong: No Monkeypox In Fiji, Clarifies Covid-19 Dosage

This was after a rumor of two monkeypox cases in the country surfaced.

Ministry, WHO Discuss Monkeypox Medications
NEWS

Ministry, WHO Discuss Monkeypox Medications

“Our ongoing efforts to have genomic sequencing capability in the Fiji CDC will provide us with greater capacity t...

Fong Highlights COVID-19 Operations Difficulties
NEWS

Fong Highlights COVID-19 Operations Difficulties

While there were a lot of lessons learnt from developed countries, the main problem was that it was not contextualiz...

No COVID-19 Hospitalisation: Health Ministry
NATION, NEWS

No COVID-19 Hospitalisation: Health Ministry

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has recorded nil COVID-19 hospitalisations for the first time in their w...

‘Air Quality Is Safe To Breathe’
NEWS

‘Air Quality Is Safe To Breathe’

This follows the eruption of the Hunga Tonga-Hunga Haʻapai volcano over the weekend.

Dr Waqainabete: Why There’s Delay
NEWS

Dr Waqainabete: Why There’s Delay

Dr Waqainabete clarified that the Ministry of Health followed World Health Organisation guidelines with the Internat...

Shine A Light: Fiji’s Ground Zero Prepares For Worse
Feature

Shine A Light: Fiji’s Ground Zero Prepares For Worse

Over the past few weeks, emergency department registered nurse Joshua Lewenilovo has had to deal with nine deaths wh...

Methodist Church Head: Guard Yourselves From Anti-Vaxxers
NEWS

Methodist Church Head: Guard Yourselves From Anti-Vaxxers

‘We are human beings consisting of spirit, soul, and body. They are inseparable. my role is to help people live a ...

Border Quarantine Will Continue For Those Fully Vaccinated: Dr Waqainabete
NATION

Border Quarantine Will Continue For Those Fully Vaccinated: Dr Waqainabete

“Quarantine for those coming in from abroad should continue as per the World Health Organisation recommendation,...

10 Interesting Things About Our Ministry Of Health And Medical Services’ Head Of Fiji’s COVID-19 Vaccination Taskforce
Feature

10 Interesting Things About Our Ministry Of Health And Medical Services’ Head Of Fiji’s COVID-19 Vaccination Taskforce

Dr Rachel Devi is the woman behind the COVID-19 vaccination campaign in the country.

COVID-19: Four GeneXpert Up Testing Abilities
NEWS

COVID-19: Four GeneXpert Up Testing Abilities

The GeneXpert is a small machine, about the size of a microwave oven, that can fit easily on a small table.

100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines To Arrive Monday
NEWS

100,000 Doses Of Covishield Vaccines To Arrive Monday

Acting Permanent Secretary Foreign Affairs Yogesh Karan said 100,000 doses of the vaccines will arrive in the first ...

China Awaits Green Light To Deliver Sinovac Here
NATION

China Awaits Green Light To Deliver Sinovac Here

In the report, WHO spokesperson Dr Margaret Harris said the Chinese Sinovac jab was currently in the last stage of c...

Dr Fong Welcomes WHO’s Approval Of Janssen Vaccine
NATION

Dr Fong Welcomes WHO’s Approval Of Janssen Vaccine

WHO has backed AstraZeneca after a small number of European countries suspended the rollout of the jab as a precauti...

Gloves Not Used When Giving COVID-19 Vaccine Jab
NATION

Gloves Not Used When Giving COVID-19 Vaccine Jab

“When we’re wearing gloves, it interrupts the technique; sometimes the gloves is not the right size and we’re ...

RFMF Troops Bound For Golan Get COVID-19 Shots
NATION

RFMF Troops Bound For Golan Get COVID-19 Shots

Lieutenant-Colonel Rokoura stated that he wanted to lead the way to show the troops that it was safe.

Lab Techs First To Get Shots In The North
NEWS

Lab Techs First To Get Shots In The North

“Also it is the way to normalisation for all of us, especially for the Health Department and for the Government, a...

First COVID-19 Vaccine Jab Set For Wednesday
NEWS

First COVID-19 Vaccine Jab Set For Wednesday

Front liners to be given first shot of vaccine doses.

COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Today
NEWS

COVID-19 Vaccines Arrive Today

‘We are only having border quarantine cases and our frontline workers are at high risk of getting the virus so tha...

50,000 COVID-19 Vaccines By April
NATION

50,000 COVID-19 Vaccines By April

Dr Waqainabete said the ministry was working with digitalFIJI on the vaccination registration for the vaccinated pop...

Expert Views On COVID-19 Vaccine: It’s Safe, Take The Shot
NEWS

Expert Views On COVID-19 Vaccine: It’s Safe, Take The Shot

Dr Virgilio De Asa, the owner of Nasese Medical Centre, said the COVID-19 vaccinations were the only way to at least...

COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Available For Fijians By April
NEWS

COVID-19 Vaccines To Be Available For Fijians By April

First priority are frontline workers, then the elderly, those who are vulnerable to the virus, and then the entire p...

Global Coronavirus Tally Touches 52 Million Mark
WORLD

Global Coronavirus Tally Touches 52 Million Mark

The exact case count stood at 51,817,846 as of Wednesday (local time).

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...

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