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Friday, December 3, 2021

    Doctors Without Borders here

    BY LYNTON AARON FILIATHE renowned international NGO, the Doctors Without Borders is here in the country to raise funds.Mr Oscar Herrero is here on a two-week mission for the humanitarian cause of supporting the...

    Top Health official unclear over suspension on St Vincent arrangement

    By Alfred SasakoSOLOMON Islands’ top Health official has confirmed being aware of the suspension of the 10-bed arrangement with Sydney’s St Vincent’s Hospital, but added “not very clear on the reasons” for it.“I’m aware...

    Health vs soft drinks

    War against NCD takes a turn as Ministry targets sweet beveragesBy Mike PuiaTHE 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

    By Gary HatigevaTHE 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

    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

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONATHE 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

    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  

    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

    BY BARNABAS MANEBONAMORE 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

    BY MAVIS NISHIMURA PODOKOLOA 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...