Nurse practitioners to assist only doctor in Lomaiviti
The Ministry of Health is looking at using nurse practitioners in Gau to assist the only doctor serving three islands in the Lomaiviti Group.
August 21, 2019 4:40 pm
Preventative measures advised against meningococcal disease
Prevention is better than the cure is an old adage the Ministry of Health continues to prescribe to in light of the recent deaths from meningococcal disease.
August 21, 2019 1:15 pm
Fiji’s environment a hot spot for communicable diseases
Health Minister Dr. Iferemi Waqainabete says Fiji’s tropical climate makes it a hot spot for communicable diseases to thrive.
August 20, 2019 4:39 pm
Wolbachia project on track
In a bid to commemorate World Mosquito Day, the World Mosquito Program held a free and informative breakfast at Suva’s Terry Walk this morning.
August 20, 2019 4:15 pm
Fijians must remain vigilant of meningococcal disease
The Ministry of Health is urging Fijians to remain vigilant about the symptoms of the meningococcal disease.
August 20, 2019 3:42 pm
Climate change and communicable diseases
The prevalence of communicable diseases is being attributed to climate change.
August 19, 2019 4:45 pm
MOH rolls out new strategy on public health
The Ministry of Health is rolling out a new strategy to curb communicable diseases with practical prevention measures.
August 19, 2019 12:35 pm
Be alert for symptoms of meningococcal disease
The Ministry of Health is reiterating its meningococcal disease awareness to ensure Fijians are being vigilant.
August 19, 2019 7:13 am
Vaccination program to reduce cervical cancer cases
Every year 80 to 100 people are diagnosed with cervical cancer at the CWM hospital.
August 19, 2019 5:00 am
152 cases of cancer registered so far for 2019: FCS
The Fiji Cancer Society is concerned with the increasing number of cancer cases.
August 13, 2019 12:43 pm
Health Ministry to identify areas in need of GP services
Minister for Health has highlighted that the General Practitioners program will start after they identify the areas that need GP services.
August 12, 2019 4:39 pm
Health Ministry issues measles advisory to passengers
The Ministry of Health is alerting passengers on flights from Auckland to Nadi, and Nadi to Los Angeles, on the 23rd of last month that they may have been exposed to measles.