Increase in psychiatric admissions

More than 60 patients are being admitted to St Giles Hospital on a monthly basis due to mental illnesses.

May 26, 2022 6:55 am


RHD affects one in 50 children: Dr Malo

Rheumatic Heart Disease is a significant health problem in Fiji, with the Pacific region having one of the highest reported RHD incidences in the world.

May 26, 2022 6:35 am


MOH prepares to deal with monkeypox

The Ministry of Health is putting in place necessary strategies to protect Fiji from any possible Monkeypox cases.

May 24, 2022 5:00 pm


Fiji monitoring outbreaks of concern including monkeypox

Fiji’s Centre for Disease Control and the Border Health Protection Unit are closely monitoring international outbreaks of concern.

May 24, 2022 6:20 am


RHD symptoms to be taken seriously

According to Cure Kids Fiji, Rheumatic Heart Disease is a chronic yet preventable non-communicable disease affecting mostly young people in the country.

May 24, 2022 5:40 am


57 COVID-19 cases recorded

The Ministry of Health recorded 57 new cases of COVID-19 since its last update.

May 24, 2022 5:30 am


Pandemic taught many lessons: Dr Fong

A lot of hard work had gone on behind the scenes to get Fiji to where it is today in terms of limiting the severe impacts of the COVID-19 virus among Fijians.

May 23, 2022 4:12 pm


Health bill from NCD increases

The preliminary findings of a recent study reveal the cost of treating non-communicable diseases in Fiji has increased significantly.

May 22, 2022 12:35 pm


No COVID admissions a positive sign

Surveillance in the community and at the border is identifying more cases of COVID-19 in recent days.

May 22, 2022 7:30 am


Ministry monitors international communicable disease outbreaks

The Ministry of Health’s Fiji Centre for Disease Control and Border Health Protection Unit are monitoring international outbreaks of concern.

May 20, 2022 11:30 am


29 new cases of COVID-19

The Ministry of Health has recorded 29 new cases of COVID-19 of which four were recorded on Tuesday, eight on Wednesday and 17 as at 8 am yesterday.

May 20, 2022 5:50 am


Open borders accounts for increase in COVID cases

Since the re-opening of Fiji’s international border, the Ministry of Health has always anticipated an influx in positive COVID-19 cases.

May 19, 2022 4:32 pm

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