Woman diagnosed with measles after arrival
A woman has been placed in home isolation in Suva after having developed measles after arriving into the country from the Philippines on the ninth of this month.
February 19, 2020 4:39 pm
A quarter of Fiji’s population had scabies in 2007
The Health Minister yesterday revealed that a survey conducted in 2007 showed that almost one-quarter of Fiji’s population had scabies infection.
February 19, 2020 12:30 pm
Scabies causes rheumatic heart disease
Scabies is one of the main causes of rheumatic heart disease amongst children in Fiji.
February 19, 2020 9:49 am
Health Ministry has undergone drastic changes
The Health Ministry has put together a comprehensive exercise to boost every facet of its service delivery across the country.
February 19, 2020 6:34 am
Fiji recruits overseas nephrologist to head dialysis centre
Heath Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete confirmed that the Ministry has recruited an overseas nephrologist to lead the operational component of the Dialysis Centres in Fiji.
February 18, 2020 6:54 am
Health personnel undergoing COVID-19 training
The Ministry of Health is currently working with the World Health Organization in providing Public Health and Primary Care Management around the country, due to the COVID-19 outbreak worldwide.
February 17, 2020 12:45 pm
Sai Prema Foundation to open new facility in April
The Sai Prema Foundation will be collaborating with heart surgeons from overseas to help run its new facility in Nasese, Suva.
February 17, 2020 6:23 am
Health Ministry heightens preparations for COVID-19
The Health Ministry has set the record straight saying they have just heightened their precautionary measures against COVID-19.
February 16, 2020 4:35 pm
COVID-19 travel restrictions to remain for now
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has assured that travel restrictions implemented in light of COVID-19 will normalize when it is safe to do so.
February 15, 2020 4:50 pm
Fiji's response effort to COVID-19 effective
The Prime Minister says Fiji’s response effort to the global spread of COVID-19 is proving effective as we don’t have any confirmed cases so far.
February 15, 2020 11:56 am
FCS registers 5 new cancer cases
Five new cancer cases have been registered with the Fiji Cancer in the first week of this month.
February 14, 2020 12:35 pm
All cruise liners to Fiji using precautionary measures
Local shipping agent, Transam Fiji says the cruise ships they represent have taken precautionary measures in light of the Coronavirus outbreak.