Salary gaps for health workers remains a challenge

Health Minister Dr Atonio Lalabalavu has acknowledged that there are salary discrepancies affecting healthcare workers.

May 21, 2024 4:57 pm


Fiji’s healthcare system under pressure

The Fiji Medical Association highlights significant challenges facing Fiji’s healthcare infrastructure.

May 19, 2024 4:46 pm


Reluctance of doctors to serve in rural areas an issue

The Ministry of Health has revealed a deeply concerning trend where doctors are increasingly reluctant to be posted to rural and maritime communities.

May 19, 2024 7:54 am


Korovisilou Health Centre to reopen soon

Health Minister Dr. Atonio Lalabalavu reassures the public that the Korovisilou Health Centre in Serua will soon be operational.

May 19, 2024 7:34 am


100 new doctors enter healthcare system each year

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services acknowledges the positive trend of approximately 100 new doctors entering the healthcare system each year.

May 18, 2024 12:54 pm


Nausori Health Centre revamp to benefit thousands

Months of effort have paid off as over 70,000 Fijians will now benefit from the newly refurbished Nausori Health Centre, officially opened today.

May 17, 2024 12:56 pm


Increase in drug admissions at St. Giles Hospital

Admissions to St. Giles Hospital for drug and substance abuse has increased significantly with 103 cases recorded in January alone.

May 16, 2024 3:00 pm


Ministry clarifies cessation of outpatient services at CWM

The Ministry of Health has provided clarification on the cessation of outpatient services at the CWM Hospital in Suva, following concerns raised by Opposition MP, Penioni Ravunawa.

May 13, 2024 9:20 am


MoH clarifies AstraZeneca vaccine situation

The Ministry of Health says it is aware that AstraZeneca has recently announced the withdrawal of its COVID-19 vaccine worldwide citing a surplus of available updated vaccines that target new variants of the virus.

May 12, 2024 12:23 pm


Ministry expresses concern over risky habits of drug use

The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has expressed concern about the dangerous practice of drug use involving needles and syringes.

May 11, 2024 7:55 am


Shortage of blood remains a challenge

There is always a shortage of blood in every hospital around Fiji, and blood donation remains one of the greatest needs in Fiji.

May 11, 2024 7:36 am


Cancer patients plead for easy-to-follow path to treatment

A cancer survivor, Jiu Tikoitoga shares that the arrangement of treatment locally and internationally is still difficult for people diagnosed with cancer.

May 10, 2024 6:27 am

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