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Source: Fiji Times

Shanghai :: China | updated 2012-04-03 05:39:54 -0700 | political-news

While the major objective is to recognise the contribution of senior citizens to the social, cultural, economic and political sectors, the two other major goals are to strengthen the health and social provisions for Fiji's seniors. "Improving health facilities for...
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Source: Fiji Times

Commerce :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-03-18 18:15:16 -0700 | political-news

High Commissioner Vinod Kumar has handed over a cheque of $356,062 ($US200,000) to acting Health Ministry permanent secretary Dr Eloni Tora for the upgrading of surgical theatres at the CWM Hospital. Mr Kumar said: "The donation today (Tuesday) is part...
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Source: Fiji Live

Nabua :: Philippines | updated 2012-03-10 03:13:21 -0800 | travel-news

At this morning's commander's parade, Commodore Bainimarama said soldiers need to work hard and be honest in everything they do. Bainimarama said soldiers are not liars and they should always stand up for their right and justice. Military's duty is...
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Source: Fiji Times

Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2011-11-22 02:25:21 -0800 | technology-news

In a statement by the university yesterday, the meet will include representatives of the academia, government departments and non-governmental organisations, with the theme focused on "Operational Research in Health". The forum aimed to raise awareness on the importance of operational...
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Source: Fiji Live

Shanghai :: China | updated 2011-09-08 06:59:51 -0700 | political-news

The Ministry of Fisheries and Forest is the first to open its new breastfeeding facility for working mothers of their department. The new facility follows the recent announcements by the Ministry of Health to promote breastfeeding in Fiji. At the...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2011-04-20 19:13:30 -0700 | political-news

Fiji Taxi Union annual general meeting at studio 6 in Suva said their members deserved equal treatment and should be respected. Dr. Yanuyanutawa said people with disabilities would like to be treated like any other person and that cab drivers...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2011-03-29 18:21:40 -0700 | technology-news

Fiji's Minister for Social Welfare, Women and Poverty Alleviation, Dr. Jiko Luveni has again highlighted that collaboration can lead to the achievement of Millennium Development Goals.   Achieving MDG One- Eradicating Extreme Poverty and Hunger' needs the commitment from everyone...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2011-03-22 03:10:35 -0700 | political-news

Decree 2011, which provided the enabling national policy platform.  Bole affirmed that the increasing cases of confirmed HIV increased from four in 1989 to 333 in 2009 representing an exponential increase in increasing incidence rate, which is alarming.
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2012-02-07 18:04:32 -0800 | health-news

Fiji sets up special unit to combat HIV/Aids SUVA, Jan 21: Fiji's Labour Minister Filipe Bole said Friday that his ministry has established a special HIV/AIDS Unit to take care of people suffering from this virus. The setup of the...
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Source: Fiji Times

Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-07-22 18:31:11 -0700 | health-news

The bilateral initiative by the Suva Golden Oldies Rugby Club and the Ministry of Health also aims to create awareness about the cancer. Urology registrar Dr Rajeev Patel said the initiative was also conducted in Suva with more than 100...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-07-22 13:38:58 -0700 | health-news

Fiji National Council for Disabled Persons director Doctor Sitiveni Yanuyanutawa. In an interview, Dr Yanuyanutawa said people needed to be realistic because stress was a number one killer now. He said people needed to be well-tuned to what was happening...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-05-26 13:50:11 -0700 | health-news

National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad says the condition of a number of health centres is appalling and has vowed to make medical services in Fiji one of his top priorities. Making the remark on Sunday afternoon at an...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-05-30 14:07:58 -0700 | health-news

He revealed the figures during a workshop aimed at controlling the marketing to children of sugar-sweetened beverages and other unhealthy foods. In his presentation Dr Tukana said 80 per cent of NCD related illnesses were influenced by lifestyle while only...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-05-24 13:23:12 -0700 | health-news

This alarming rate has prompted stakeholders to work together to address the issue at a national level. Ministry of Women permanent secretary Dr Josefa Koroivueta said this was the opportune time to identify the root causes of the problem. He...
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Suva :: Fiji Islands | updated 2014-05-24 13:23:05 -0700 | health-news

Church communications secretary Reverend James Bhagwan said last year's statistic of 1624 cases was alarming. Mr Bhagwan said anytime the church heard teenage pregnancy, they automatically thought of two areas. "The first is the fact that we have an increasing...
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