The Second Joint Working Group meeting between the Ministry of Health & Medical Services and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare India convened today in Suva at the Grand Pacific Hotel.
A delegation from the Government of India led by the Joint Secretary for Health & Family Welfare Ms Dharitri Panda was welcomed to Fiji by Acting Hon. Minister for Health & Medical Services Mr Jioji Konrote.
Mr Konrote said, “The meeting marks another milestone in our country’s bilateral relations as our officials meet once again to evaluate and deliberate on mutual interests which are covered in the Memorandum of Agreement signed in 2005”.
The Joint Secretary for Health & Family Welfare India, Ms Dharitri Panda said that this meeting will also progress and follow up on the various actions that have been taken since the agreement and to retain more new areas of cooperation in the field of health and medicine.
The Acting Hon. Minister for Health & Medical Services Mr Jioji Konrote thanked the Indian delegation for the support and assistance as the outcome will benefit all Fijians in terms of health service delivery.
ADVANCED CARDIOLOGY SURGICAL VISIT
The Ministry of Health wishes to advise that a Specialist Team from the Sahyadri Hospitals will be conducting angiogram advanced cardiology Surgery (CABG) in CWM Hospital from the following dates;
The range of these surgeries will include:
- Angiogram -3.08.2015-14.08.2015
As this is a Private–Public Partnership between the Ministry and the Sahyadri Hospitals, estimated costs of the services are as follows:
||Non Insurance patients ( Fiji Residents)
( Fiji Residents)
|1) A. Cardiology
||$20,000-$25,000 plus VAT
||$24,400-$30,500 plus VAT
We therefore wish to advise that the Ministry is willing to accommodate referrals from all General Practitioners, Hospital, health centres and Insurance companies.
For further enquiries please contact the following personnel during official hours from Monday to Thursday 8.00a.m to 4.30 p.m Friday from 8.00a.m to 4.00 p.m:
- Mrs Manjula W. Lal – Ministry of Health, PH -8905025, 3306177(Ext 340165)
The Ministry of Health and Medical Services wish to advise the general public that from 11.09.2015 to 16.09.2015 a team from Australia will be distributing prostheses for breast cancer patients.
The objectives for this program are to:
provide financial support towards the costs of external breast prostheses for women who have
undergone a mastectomy as a result of breast cancer
improve the quality of life of women who have undergone a mastectomy as a result of breast
Your false breast
If you have had the whole breast removed (a mastectomy) many types of artificial breast shapes are available free from the visiting team from Australia. Your artificial breast shape sits inside your bra. Women who have had part of a breast removed can use a partial prosthesis.
For further enquiries, please contact the following personnel during official hours from Monday to Thursday 8.00a.m to 4.30 p.m Friday from 8.00a.m to 4.00 p.m:
- Manjula Lal – Ministry of Health HQ – PH- 8905025,9313892 3306177