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FSC launches three documents and toll-free line

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOFAMILY Support Centre yesterday...

MID and Temotu sign $5m ship project

The National Government through the Ministry of...

Mustard Seed chided for breaching agreement with Parliament commission

By EDDIE OSIFELOMUSTARD Seed International Health Insurance...

Mala direct staff to know fate soon

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiUNVACCINATED direct staff of Malaita province will know their fate soon.Human Resource Manager of MPG, Richard Misi told this paper yesterday the decision on this matter is on the executive and Deputy...

National vaccination coverage at 47 percent 

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE national vaccination coverage rate currently stands at 47 percent.Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana confirmed this.“The vaccination program has faced many challenges  leading to lower coverage,” Togamana...

Covid-19 picking up again on Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiCOVID-19 community transmission is reportedly picking up again in Malaita province.Malaita’s emergency operation centre (EOC) chairman Dr Rex Maukera said in the recent weeks they have been receiving new cases from as...

RISKS ARE THERE

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But gov’t plans to reopen border in July still standsBy EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Immigration Department is finalizing its operational plan called ‘Keepem me safe’ ahead of the reopening of the national borders in July.Damien, who...

Students encouraged to get vaccinated

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOStudents who have not been vaccinated are urged to do so, with those yet to complete theirs told to complete it before going back to school.This call was strongly emphasised by...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine to save cost, reach more people: Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Government says the newly introduced Johnson & Johnson vaccine will save operation costs and reach more people in remote places.Health minister Dr Culwick Togamana says this is due to the Johnson...

Covid patients in hospital ‘overall low’: Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE overall hospitalisation due to covid-19 remains low, says Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana.Togamana echoed this when delivering his covid-19 situational update this week.  “Overall hospitalization due to...

Unvaxed, elderly prone to any new variant: Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOUnvaccinated persons with underlying health conditions and the elderly will get sick from any new variant that enters the country.Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana announced this in...

Church worker sacked for refusing COVID-19 orders

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A small group of Saint Barnabas Cathedral church in Honiara has expressed disappointment on the removal of Catechist Michael Saru after he refused to comply with Covid-19 protocols.Saru, who served the church for nine...

Covid-19 admittance at NRH declining, says Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOThe number of patients who end up being admitted at the national referral hospital is slowly declining, says Health Minister Culwick Togamana.Togamana this week said this, explaining:“In terms of hospitalization, our...