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Solomon Islands
Wednesday, October 27, 2021

    Vaccine coverage for public service and state-owned enterprises

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Oversight Committee and Ministry of Public Service is being advised to conduct an assessment on the vaccination coverage for the public service and state-owned enterprises in areas where vaccination has...

    ‘COVID effect’ on business investment and expansion

    Uncertainty remains one of the biggest challenge businesses operating in the Solomon Islands face during this COVID-19 global pandemic. This uncertainty over the impact of COVID-19 is hindering the expansion of investment opportunities, a third...

    Gov’t commits to ensure zero covid-19

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE national government reassures the nation that they are remaining committed to ensure there is zero case in the country. A report by the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC) last week said: “The...

    K-water donates to COVID response work

    KOREAN Water Resources Corporation (K-water) yesterday donated over $34,000 to support ongoing preparedness and response to the COVID-19 pandemic. K-water is a Korean based company that is currently in country managing operations of the Tina...

    Hospital COVID-19 alert remains active

    THE National Referral Hospital (NRH) COVID-19 alert measures are still in place and remain active until further notice, health authorities say. They issued the advisory in light of the current delta variant threat to the...

    Two-day lockdown review conducted

    THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) last week completed its two days After-Action Review (AAR)workshop following the COVID-19, 36 hours lockdown exercise. The workshop was specifically to review all health operations during the...

    Vaccination roll-out continues at slow rate

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO COVID-19 vaccination rollout in the country continues, but a very slow rate, it is reported. This was reported by the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC). “Vaccination roll-out continues but at a slow rate....

    Frontliners walk-out

    No Jab no job effect hits NRH BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO A number of frontline workers at the National Referral Hospital who refused to be vaccinated have left their job due a memo urging mandatory vaccination...

    Schools visited during lockdown

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO A total of 24 out of 38 schools have been visited and monitored by the National Disaster Operations Committee (NDOC) Education during the 36 hour trail lock-down inside Honiara Emergency zones. NDOC...

    SICCI launches ‘Bisnis for Vaccines’ campaign

    The Solomon Islands Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SICCI) has launched a campaign with the aim to get private sector support to encourage and drive vaccination as the country continues its fight against COVID-19. The...