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Thursday, August 13, 2020

MHMS plan to establish quarantine facilities at provinces

BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO MINISTRY of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) plans to establish quarantine facilities at the provinces...
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    Health vs soft drinks

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    War against NCD takes a turn as Ministry targets sweet beverages By Mike Puia THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) is taking another approach to fighting Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs) in the country – it...

    HCC looks to stop small farms in Honiara city boundary

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    By Gary Hatigeva THE Honiara City Council (HCC) is in the process of revitalising its health ordinance to curb the ongoing health issues and concerns that a lot of its residents have raised both in...

    Ear sickness can kill

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    By Mike Puia ‘SICKNESS in the ear can lead to permanent loss of hearing or even death’. This is according to the clinical nurse in-charge of the Ear, Nose and Throat (ENT) Unit within the National...

    Nurse association issues 28-day strike notice

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    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA THE Executive Board of the Solomon Islands Nurses Association (SINA) has issued a 28-day strike notice to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services yesterday. According to the Executive, they feel that their...

    More people benefit from Kukum clinic late hours

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    THE extended opening hours of Kukum Clinic is progressing well as patients continue to seek medical service during the night. Since its inception, clinical nurse in charge of the late shift Mr Micheal Kafaniro said...

    Water arrears forces clinic to close  

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    By Mike Puia   WATER arrears has forced the Solomon Water to disconnect water supply to the Mbokona clinic. About five nurses who are in charge of the clinic have left the clinic since its closure last...

    Upper Respiratory Infection high in babies

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    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA MORE than a hundred babies being brought to the “Pikinini Clinic” at China Town in recent days are diagnosed with Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI). According to the clinic Staff, the current situation...

    New scheme of service for doctors signed

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    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO A memorandum of understanding (MOU) for doctors’ new scheme of service was singed yesterday at the Regional Eye Centre in Honiara. The MOU outlines a new pathway for medical practitioners’ new scheme...

    High number of sick babies after bad weather

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    BY BARNABAS MANEBONA MORE than a hundred babies are taken to the Pikinini Clinic at China Town in recent days, being affected by High Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (URTI). According to the clinic staff, the current...

    HCC to meet all restaurant vendors

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    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLO HONIARA City Council (HCC) has announced plans to meet with all restaurant owners and vendors and do awareness on compliance to laws and regulations. This came after the recent joint restaurant assessment...