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Pacific Islands Health Research Symposium 2014

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  • May 22, 2014
Pacific Islands Health Research Symposium 2014 Theme: Broadening the Horizons in Health Research Date: 28-29th August 2014, Suva; Fiji Islands Call for Registration & Abstracts now open Closing Date for Abstracts: Monday 30th June 8:00am (Fiji Ti...

Call for Submissions - Fiji Journal of Public Health

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  • May 6, 2014
June 2014 Issue – Theme: Women and Children’s Health – Submission Deadline 30th May 2014 September 2014 Issue – Theme: Environmental Health and Climate Change – Submission Deadline 30th August 2014. The FJPH is a Fiji based journal publish...

Call for Submissions - Fiji Journal of Public Health

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  • February 17, 2014
The FJPH is a Fiji based journal published for public health practitioners, public health researchers, clinicians and all allied health practitioners. Our goal is to provide evidence based information and analysis they need to enable them to make the...

Annual Corporate Plan 2014

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  • January 2, 2014
The development of the 2014 Annual Corporate Plan, whilst guided by the Roadmap for Democracy and Sustainable Socio-Economic Development... ...

NHA Report

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  • December 6, 2013

NHA Report, 2011 - 2012 Fiji Health Accounts Final. Download

Annual Report 2012

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  • November 7, 2013

Annual Report 2012 is live for viewing and download.

Register for Kidney Drugs

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  • August 22, 2013
People who have undergone Kidney transplant are once again urged to register with Ministries Bulk Purchase scheme at Jerusalem road to have access to medication at a much cheaper price. “Registering with Bulk Purchase Scheme gives people a ch...

Bollywood Night Labasa

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  • February 11, 2013
Your excellence Dr mishra of ICCR Dr Apte Managing director of Sahyadri specialist pacific hospital group Members of his medical team  the bollywood enternainers. Vijay chand, labasa administrator Members of the northern medical team Ladies, gentl...

National Strategic Plan on HIV and STIs 2012 - 2015

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  • December 19, 2012
Over the past decade, the Government of Fiji in partnership with regional andnational partners has been in the forefront of the response to HIV and AIDS in Fiji.Guidance has been provided from the various National Strategic Plans, and thePacific Regi...

Fiji Journal of Public Health

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  • November 2, 2012
Fiji Journal of Public Health Volume 1 Issue 1 have been launched. Click here to get a copy. Visit the Fiji Journal of Public Health page for more information....

APNs 2012 Annual Calls for Proposals

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  • June 14, 2012
The Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN) is inviting proposals under two separate programmes, the Annual Regional Call for Research Proposals (ARCP)  Programme and the Scientific Capacity Building/Enhancement for Sustainable Develop...

Health Signs New Agreement with TISI Sangam

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  • February 9, 2012
A new three year Deed of Agreement was signed in Suva today by the Ministry of Health, the Nurses, Midwives and Nurse Practitioners Board and the Then India Sanmargya Ikya Sangam of Fiji, the operator of the Sangam Nursing School in Labasa. The ag...

Free vita - meals for Fiji children

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  • February 21, 2011
Nuskin, the 7th largest USA based philanthropic organization will be supplying free vita - meal to children in Fiji from next month Health Ministry’s spokesman, Peni Namotu said that the company will be supplying 3500kg of vitamin fortified ri...

Training equipments for improved obtetrics services

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  • February 18, 2011
PREGNANT mothers can be assured of quality services as the Australian Government through the Australian Agency for Development, AusAID under the Fiji Health Sector Improvement Program (FHSIP) today hands over obstetric training models to Ministry of ...

New decree for medics

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  • February 2, 2011
Medical and Dental Practitioners Regulations 2010 dealing with General Practitioners was gazetted on 24th December 2010. This regulation will address the outflow of inexperienced practitioners into the private sector. Medical Practitioners ...

Interplast team visit

A medical team from Cairns – in Queensland is currently performing plastic and reconstructive surgery at the Lautoka Hospital Health Ministry spokesperson Peni Namotu says the team of one anaesthetist, a plastic surgeon and two nurses will be work...

Potato shortage

Ministry of Health is aware of the potato shortage in the country and advices the public to consider local alternatives to potatoes Root crops such as kumala, tapioca, dalo, and yam can be used in place of potatoes. Buying local will promot...

Launching of the First National Climate Change and Health Pilot Project

The Ministry of Health along with the World Health Organization (WHO) and UN Development Program (UNDP) today launched the first national project on public health adaptation to climate change at the Novotel Convention Center, Suva. This project ...

Home Finance Company Limited to Renovate A & E Unit

The Ministry of Health signed a memorandum of understanding with the Home Finance Company Limited for the renovation of the Accident and Emergency ward at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital. Ministry of Health spokesman, Mr. Peni Namotu said tha...

Breastmilk is best

Formula feeding regardless of brand, carries risk and children suffer negative health consequences when they are not breastfed for any reason. Mothers resorting to infant formula are stressing their budget deeper at the expense of the whole fami...

Fluoridation of Water

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  • August 26, 2010
Fluoride is a naturally occurring element. It is found in rocks and soil everywhere, in fresh water and ocean water at various concentrations ranging from low to very high concentrations. In fact, water sources in and around Fiji have fluoride conten...

Health Progressive Report for January to August 09, 2010

Legislations Reviewed:   Ambulance Decree 2010 Child Welfare Decree 2010 Medical & Dental Practitioners Decree 2010 Tobacco Control Legislation Mental Health & HIV/AIDS ready for Cabinet endorsement. Revi...

New Health vehicles

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  • April 28, 2010
The Ministry of Health received another nine vehicles to complement its transport fleet on Wednesday, April 28.  Included in the new batch of vehicles were mini buses and cars. Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma and Permanent Secretary D...

Aerobics in the city streets

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  • April 13, 2010
CLOSE to 70 people took to the streets of Suva as part of the Healthy City Program in the capital city on Saturday April 10. Greig Street was closed off as participants lined up to walk through the city’s main streets as part of the program.&#...

DSPH likes deaf program

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  • April 8, 2010
By Iliesa Tora Dr Joe Koroivueta was a guest at the Media Launch of the The Carabez Alliance’s introduction of new hearing aids into Fiji. And the Deputy Secretary for Public Health says he wants to push the deaf program as an important part of the...

$6m for health upgrade

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  • April 7, 2010
Hospital renovations around the country are well under way with costs for the projects estimated around $6 million for the Central and Western divisions. Ministry of Health spokesman Iliesa Tora said upgrading works focused on the Colonial War Mem...

Colgate Palmolive Assists Health

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  • March 26, 2010
Colgate Palmolive today donated 60 cases each containing 20 pieces of Pacific Laundry Bars 800g and another 50 cases containing 36 packets each of Protex Bath Soap 90g to the Ministry of Health as part of their assistance to areas affected by Tropic...

Blood Drives on, Cops Help Out

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  • March 19, 2010
Members of the public are requested to visit the National Blood Service Blood Drive at Albert Park in Suva tomorrow Saturday March 19th. Health spokesman Iliesa Tora said it was important that people turn up to donate blood as the Blood Banks urgentl...

Commissioning of the Wainibokasi Mortuary

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  • March 19, 2010

Our health reform which took root in 2009 has its own issues.  These are being addressed according to our national needs, without....

H1N1 Vaccine Arrives in Fiji

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  • March 4, 2010
The arrival of 80,000 doses of Panvax H1N1 vaccine for the Influenza A H1N1 will allow the Ministry of Health to respond to the global Influenza A H1N1 pandemic and protect those most vulnerable to infection.  The vaccine, which arrived into the co...

Use Health Centres for Out-Patient Services

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  • February 4, 2010
Members of the public are now being asked to use health centres and nursing stations around them to ease the burden on hospitals. Health spokesman Iliesa Tora said it was important for people to use services at health centres instead of rushing to t...

Health looks at Mortuary Options

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  • February 4, 2010
Mortuaries remain an integration component of healthcare delivery in Fiji. The services have remained a free of charge item with unlimited timeline to duration. But Health spokesman Iliesa Tora said the Ministry of Health is looking at some options a...

WHO donates equipment

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  • January 21, 2010
THE Fiji Pharmaceutical and Biomedical Services yesterday received much needed equipment from the World Health Organisation that is going to be put to good use in helping ensure efficient service from the central drug shop. The Ministry of Healt...

Foundation to oversee Cath Lab

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  • January 21, 2010
THE Fiji Heart Foundation will look after the operation of the Cath Lab at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital and organize fundraising and programs that will ensure the sustainability of the lab in the country.Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma said it w...

Health's top 2 lead walk

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  • January 21, 2010
YESTERDAY was a day with a  difference at the Ministry of Health head office in Suva.Just after 1pm Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma and his Permanent Secretary Dr Sala Saketa turned up outside the Dinem House building in their “walk” attire to le...

Heart Foundation revival

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  • January 14, 2010
EFFORTS are now underway to revive the Fiji Heart Foundation. Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma is spearheading moves to get the foundation back up and running. Dr Sharma said the foundation, once it is up and running, will oversee programs ai...

Health thanks NCD partners

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  • January 14, 2010
THE Ministry of Health would like to acknowledge the effort put in by organisations to help curb the prevalence of Non Communicable Diseases in 2009. The following organisations partnered MOH in NCD prevention and control activities in their com...

Minister deals with Issues

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  • January 14, 2010
HEALTH Minister Dr Neil Sharma visited the “hot spots” of Nadi, Lautoka and Ba last week, to deal with issues of concerns raised through the Prime Minister’s Office. Dr Sharma also took the time to deal with issues of importance raised by staf...