Vision: A Healthy population in Fiji that is driven by a caring health care delivery system. Mission: To provide a high quality health care delivery services by a caring and committed workforce working with strategic partners through good governance, appropriate technology and appropriate risk management facilitating a focus on patient safety and best health status for the citizens of Fiji.

Public Health

Dengue Fever

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Dengue Fever Fact Sheet

Dengue fever is caused by the dengue virus of which there are 4 subtypes (a 5th subtype was recently identified). Infection with dengue virus subtype provides protection or immunity to that sub-type alone, and very limited cross-protective immunity to other subtypes. Hypersensitive immune response to a second dengue infection by a different subtype may cause severe and also life threatening complications amongst affected individuals, 5% of the time.

National Health Emergency & Disaster Management Unit

  • Health Web Page
  • August 16, 2013
Background According to the World Health Organisation, over the last 10 years, an average of 700 disasters has been reported every year. Annually, an estimated 268 million people are affected by disasters, of whom more than 100,000 are killed. In 201...

TBeat Fiji

Wash your hands

Wash your Hands

Healthy Eating

Healthy Eating

Emergency Contraceptives

Emergency Contraceptives

Vakabulabula ne Qele

Vakabulabula ne Qele

Fiji’s NCD Challenges

Part Six:   Hypertension Hypertension Bad eating habits contribute significantly to unhealthily high blood pressure levels, even in middle age, when blood pressure levels typically rise as part of the ageing process. Whether or not medication is pr...

Mystery illness identified

There are a few viruses that can cause hand, foot and mouth disease in humans and they are not the same viruses that cause foot (hoof) and mouth in animals. The virus identified from the laboratory results is Coxsackie virus A6 which typically causes a mild illness with nearly all patients recovering in 7–10 days without medical treatment. So far almost all children seen in these Suva clinics were sent home with treatment.