Health Ministry closely monitoring the spread of Coronavirus: Dr Waqainabete
Fiji’s Health Ministry is keeping a close watch on the spread of the SARS virus, also known as the Coronavirus, and developing strategies to counter its reach into the country.
January 21, 2020 4:50 pm
Mitigating risk of diseases a must: Dr Waqainabete
The Health Ministry is continuing its persistence to ensure they mitigate the risk of diseases that normally arise during this time of the year.
January 21, 2020 12:35 pm
Effective response reduces the risk of measles spread
Fiji, Samoa and Tonga have conducted wide-scale vaccination campaigns aimed at closing immunity gaps to stop the transmission of the measles virus.
January 21, 2020 10:05 am
Awareness work paid off for Health Ministry
The Ministry of health have recorded a reduction in the number of diseases that normally spike during rainy season in Fiji.
January 21, 2020 6:32 am
No significant threat of chicken pox: Dr Waqainabete
The Health Minister has clarified there is no major threat of chickenpox, despite reports that some cases have been highlighted amongst Fijians.
January 20, 2020 5:00 pm
Health Minister urges Fijians to be more responsible
The Health Ministry is urging Fijians to take responsibility and hold traders accountable for selling food products unsafe for consumption.
January 20, 2020 12:40 pm
Dengue threat in the North, 10 cases recorded after TC Sarai
With heavy rain forecast for the Northern Division due to TC Tino, the Health Ministry has stated this may increase the threat of Dengue fever cases.
January 17, 2020 4:10 pm
FNU health academic to write research on NCD and Women in Fiji
In an effort to build Fiji’s capacity and capability in dealing with non-communicable diseases, Dr Gade Waqa of the new Fiji Institute of Pacific Health Research will research the effect of such lifestyle diseases in Fiji.
January 13, 2020 2:29 pm
More health practitioners to undergo training
The Sai Prema Foundation Fiji is working with the Health Ministry to provide more training for local medical staff.
January 12, 2020 6:50 am
71 heart surgeries done worth $7 million
The Sai Prema Foundation Fiji has conducted 71 open heart surgeries in Fiji over the past two years costing $7 million.
January 11, 2020 5:15 pm
FEMAT teams to leave for Southern Lau today
In an effort to effectively respond to the impact of TC Sarai, 2 teams consisting of government officials and medical personnel will leave for Southern Lau today.
January 10, 2020 6:38 am
Year-end survey to ascertain current status of NCDs in Fiji
The Health Minister is concerned after hearing misinformation about Fiji’s non-communicable disease statistics.