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Monday, September 27, 2021

    Renbel rolls out COVID-19 vaccine

    RENNELL and Bellona (Renbel) launched their COVID-19 vaccination roll out last Wednesday. Makira-Ulawa Province followed on Thursday. This leaves Temotu, the only province yet to launch its COVID-19 vaccination roll out program before nation-wide launch and...

    Samoa community aids NRH

    THE Solomon Island Samoa Community assisted the National Referral Hospital by making a charity donation of aluminum chairs and cleaning agents following months of fundraising. On Thursday morning, the SI Samoa Community members met with...

    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...

    Dr Solomon is first female to head NRH

    THE National Referral Hospital (NRH) has its first female Medical Superintendent. She is Dr Janella Solomon – a medical doctor who has served at the hospital for many years. Dr Solomon is part Guadalcanal and Western...

    PM’s wife given $400K food contract

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Shadel Café, a business registered to the wife of prime minister Manasseh Sogavare, has been given the lucrative contract to provide catering for Solomon Ports (SIPA). This follows the termination of Red...

    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....