Government to prioritize St Giles with increased funding

Home Affairs Minister Pio Tikoduadua has advocated for a more equitable allocation of resources at the St Giles Psychiatric Hospital.

November 17, 2023 12:44 pm


MoH prepares for possible LTDD outbreak

Following Tropical Cyclone Mal’s departure from our shores, the Ministry of Health will shift its post-cyclone strategy to combat Leptospirosis, Typhoid, Dengue, and Diarrhea.

November 16, 2023 3:55 pm


Health Ministry issues pre-cyclone risk warning

As Fiji prepares for Tropical Cyclone Mal, the Health Ministry is urging members of the public take precautions and take heed of the health risks.

November 14, 2023 4:17 pm


St Giles confronts patient surge

Saint Giles Hospital is poised to experience a notable increase in patient admissions before the end of the year, with projections indicating a surge of individuals seeking care.

November 12, 2023 7:36 am


Understandable and timely communication saves lives: Dr Fong

It is imperative for countries to have a clear purpose in mind in preparation for future emergencies.

November 10, 2023 5:53 am


Alarming surge in substance abuse cases

The St. Giles Hospital has seen a concerning surge in registered cases this year, reaching a staggering 7,500, with a significant portion attributed to substance abuse.

November 9, 2023 4:43 pm


Men urged to prioritize their health

The Fiji Cancer Society reports that almost 200 men receive prostate cancer diagnoses each year, and nearly 50 of them lose their lives to the disease.

November 6, 2023 10:13 am


Ministry promotes inclusive healthcare

The Ministry of Health is actively working to improve maternal and child healthcare services by engaging fathers in the process.

November 6, 2023 6:46 am


Lifeline Fiji receives around 60 calls per month: Merekula

Lifeline Fiji’s helpline receives an average of 60 calls per month from members of the public who seek counselling services.

November 6, 2023 6:37 am


New policy for maternal and child health

The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the Japan International Cooperation Agency, is in the process of formulating a comprehensive maternal and childcare health policy for Fiji.

November 5, 2023 4:31 pm


Medical experts concerned over prostate cancer

Medical experts express worry about the lack of seriousness some men show toward prostate cancer, frequently choosing herbal remedies over conventional treatments.

November 4, 2023 12:51 pm


Fiji grapples with alarming diabetes epidemic

The Health Ministry states that approximately 80 percent of deaths in Fiji are attributed to Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), with diabetes being the most prevalent.

November 2, 2023 10:47 am

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