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Friday, December 3, 2021

    Gov’t urged to protect our local construction industry

    OPPOSITION leader Matthew Wale calls on the Government and the SPG 2023 Hosting authority to give local construction companies a fair go in the awarding of national and the 2023 SPG infrastructure construction projects.He...

    Newly Registered Nurses from Atoifi awarded

    Newly Registered Nurses from Atoifi awardedTWENTY six nurses from the Atoifi School of nursing have been awarded with their part two registered license at the Seventh Day Adventist’s Maranatha Hall on September 8.Speaking during...

    Health investigates diarrhea deaths in Gizo

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOHEALH authorities are investigating the deaths of five children at the Gizo Hospital reportedly due to diarrhoea.Dr Dickson Baora, director of medical and health services at Gizo Hospital, confirmed to Island...

    Covid-19 vaccine side effect very low: Rodgers

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE covid-19 vaccine side-effect is very low, says Dr Jimmie Rodgers.Rodgers, secretary to Prime Minister and deputy chairman to Over Sight Committee, clarified this in the recent radio talkback show due...

    Pregnant women advised to consult doctors before vaccination

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOPREGNANT Women can get vaccinated, but first they must consult doctors to know and understand the vaccine risks and benefits before taking it.This was echoed by Dr Simon Burggraaf World Health...

    Sinopharm vaccine arrives

    BY ALFRED PAGEPITUFifty thousand doses of Sinopharm vaccines arrived around midnight Monday from China.The airbus left for China on Saturday and returned around 11.45 pm, Monday night.Present at the Honiara International Airport on Monday...

    Bed shortage is ‘tip of iceberg’ to Health’s problems: McNeil

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE issue of bed shortage at the National Referral Hospital is more than the availability of the beds, says Pauline McNeil, permanent secretary to Ministry of Health and Medical Services.McNeil revealed...

    Only less than 3,000 people jabbed so far

    BY JENNIFER KUSAPAAs of yesterday, the pilot covid-19 vaccination programme is still to reach halfway, with just over a week to go for Honiara.Only 2,651 have been jabbed, said prime minister Manasseh Sogavare in...

    88 in quarantine

    BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOThere are currently 88 people in quarantine.This was confirmed by Permanent Secretary for Health and Medical Services Pauline McNeil.“For quarantiners we currently have 88 persons who are still in quarantine stations...

    Visiting people with special needs in Isabel

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIAPROVINCIAL officers of Isabel province have made a fruitful youth and community-based rehabilitation integrated tour raising awareness and assessing people with special needs.They include Provincial Youth Coordinator Mr Edward Tadarea, Liaison...