COVID creates backlog in eye health treatment

Cataract, uncorrected refractive error, and diabetic retinopathy cases have increased by two-fold over the past two years due to lack of access to eye health care services.

August 9, 2022 4:20 pm


Travelers monitored for monkeypox

The Health Ministry continues to screen and monitor people arriving from a list of countries with evidence of community transmission of monkeypox.

August 9, 2022 5:15 am


More children to undergo heart surgeries

More children are being diagnosed with congenital heart disease by the Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Hospital as they have increased their screening effort.

August 8, 2022 6:30 am


Medical staff harassed during lockdowns

The Sub Divisional Medical Officer for Rewa Dr Sravaniya Dasi revealed that during the height of COVID-19, they faced a lot of harassment.

August 8, 2022 5:20 am


New lease of life for 30 children

Thirty children have received a new lease of life after undergoing heart surgeries at the Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Hospital in Nasese Suva.

August 7, 2022 7:57 am


Improved health services in Namosi satisfy Ratu Suliano

Namosi Chief and former Member of Parliament Ratu Suliano Matanitobua has acknowledged the work by the government in improving health services in his province.

August 6, 2022 4:20 pm


Growing demand for radiology services

Radiology is now the key diagnostic tool for many diseases and has an important role in monitoring treatment and predicting outcomes.

August 5, 2022 12:05 pm


Sanitation facilities to assist Nasaibitu villagers

Poor hygiene and sanitation have contributed to outbreaks of climate-sensitive and communicable diseases in Nasaibitu Village in Wainibuka over the past few years.

August 5, 2022 9:30 am


New advanced Radiology Centre opens

The timely and accurate interpretation of radiographs played a vital front-line role in the diagnosis, grading, and triaging of patients during the COVID-19 period.

August 5, 2022 6:00 am


Lack of oral and dental healthcare a great concern

The lack of proper oral and dental healthcare remains the main challenge and one of great concern for the Health Ministry.

August 4, 2022 12:20 pm


Visiting medical team conducts heart surgeries

Around 18 children have undergone heart surgeries at the Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Hospital since Friday.

August 2, 2022 4:50 pm


Screenings are effective: Chan

The Fiji Cancer Society says their screening sessions are effective as they urge more women to get screened.

August 2, 2022 4:20 pm

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