Fiji is living under a constant threat: Dr Waqainabete

June 20, 2022 10:08 am

Doctor Ifereimi Waqainabete. [File Photo]

Fiji is living with the constant threat and devastation of climate change-generated adverse weather events.

These were the sentiments echoed by Minister for Health & Medical Services Doctor Ifereimi Waqainabete over the weekend.

The Minister was part of the Fiji Medical Association Conference held at the Suva Civic Centre.

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Dr. Waqainabete says the threat that climate change poses to health systems across the world is among the greatest.

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He adds that small island states are directly at the forefront, facing the brunt of climate change where healthcare facilities sustain damage caused by cyclones, landslides, and floods.