Health

2 October 2023
The Nacula Health Center in Yasawa is among the five health centers in the islands to get solar power. Minister for Health Dr Atonio Lalabalavu was on the island last week to commission the solar panels. Nacula Village was chosen...
4 July 2023
The Fiji National University’s (FNU), College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences’ (CMNHS) three-day Health Professional Education Symposium ended on a high note last week. The symposium brought together health and medical professionals, academics, researchers, students and other relevant stakeholders...
21 June 2023
The Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM) stands in solidarity with nurses and midwives who are pleading with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MOHMS) to be paid fairly for the work they do. It has been several years now...
21 June 2023
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Professor Biman Prasad has reiterated the government’s strong commitment to prioritize health services in the upcoming 2023-2024 National Budget. Speaking during the inauguration of Nine Miles Pharmacy in Nakasi yesterday, Prasad says government...
21 June 2023
The new Nine Miles Medical Pte Limited will provide free health services under the Public Private Partnership scheme. Director Dr Aoneesh Sharma says the new medical centre is a one-stop medical services facility that will support the government health facilities...
Students of Beqa Yanuca Secondary School in the province of Rewa now have access to clean and safe drinking water and an improved and safer route to get to school daily.
11 May 2023
Students of Beqa Yanuca Secondary School in the province of Rewa now have access to clean and safe drinking water and an improved and safer route to get to school daily. This follows the handover of an ecological purification water...
The newly opened Kolokolo rural health clinic in South Vella la Vella [Source: SIBC Online]
4 May 2023
Constituents of South Vella La Vella has celebrated the grand opening and handing over of their newest and largest community-based rural health clinic with a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday (26th April 2023). The establishment of the newly handed over clinic is a...
Women Minister, Lynda Tabuya. [Source: Fiji Government]
4 May 2023
Minister for Women Lynda Tabuya says only 40% of the workforce are women. Speaking during the launch of delightful laundry at Grantham Road, Raiwaqa Tabuya says that, as a government, they are committed to finding better ways in which they...
An archive photograph of measles screening at Pago Pago International Airport Photo: RNZ Pacific / Monica Miller
26 April 2023
American Samoa has declared a public health emergency after one confirmed case of measles and 31 suspected cases. It was declared by Governor Lemanu Peleti Mauga on Monday night, local time, and will expire on May 24. The Department of...
26 April 2023
Children from neighbouring Pacific Island countries, including Kiribati and the Solomons, have had the opportunity to undergo surgery in Fiji at Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Hospital in Nasese. Beia Tawaa brought his grandson to Fiji from Kiribati to undergo open heart...