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Assistant Health Minister focuses on mother tongue

Assistant Health Minister focuses on mother tongue.

The Assistant Minister For Health and Medical Services Mrs Veena Bhatnagar told Devotees at the Fiji Sevashram Sangh that mothers play a key role in promoting the mother tongue and culture to their children.

Children are practically attached more to their mother so it becomes more practical for the mothers to speak to the child on the importance of knowing their mother tongue and being well -versed with their culture.

Meanwhile, Mrs Bhatnagar will lead the Fijian delegation to International Summit on Advantage Health care India 2015. The Summit will be held in Delhi, India and will focus on developing partnerships in the medical and holistic health care sector.

Labasa hospital observes world Pharmacists Day

Labasa hospital observes world Pharmacists Day.

Labasa Hosp

The health staff at Labasa hospital celebrated the World Pharmacists Day at the Labasa Hospital last week.

This special day, now in its fifth year, was established by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), and the global federation of national associations of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, which is in official relations with the World Health Organization.

The purpose of World Pharmacists Day is to encourage activities that promote and advocate for the role of the pharmacist in improving health in every corner of the world.

This year’s theme developed by FIP, is “Pharmacists: your partners in health”.

The Medical Superintendent of the Labasa hospital Dr Mikaele Mua  has encouraged the public to make use of the pharmacy to be better informed.

“I want to encourage  customers to make use of pharmacies when visiting the hospital to further enhance their knowledge on medicines and treatment”, Dr Mua Said.

Dr Mua added that the health facilities are committed to ensuring appropriate use of medicines which is safe and effective to all the people that they serve.