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Wednesday, November 30, 2022

‘GIFT tilapia is ready for Solomon Islands

By EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Genetically Improved Farmed Tilapia...

Doctor repeats call for his daughters’ return

BY NED GAGAHEDr Jack Siwainao has repeated...

GSD continues to monitor aftershocks

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Geological Survey Division...

Togamana applauds Australia for Kids vaccine

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By EDDIE OSIFELOMINISTER of Health and Medical Services, Dr Culwick Togamana has praised Australia for donating 200,000 doses of paediatric covid 19 vaccines for children from ages 5 to 11 years.Dr Togamana made this...

India hands over more vaccines to Solomon Islands

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOINDIA’s High Commissioner to the Solomon Islands handed over 50,000 AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services yesterday.The vaccine was received by the Minister Dr Culwick Togamana...

Vaccine for children here soon

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOSOLOMON Islands will soon have covid-19 vaccine for age group five to 11 years.According to Ministry of Health and Medical Service Advisor Dr Yogesh Choudhri, donors have confirmed they would supply...

Malaita, the least vaccinated province

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiSINCE the roll out of covid-19 vaccine (AstraZeneca) in Malaita province last year, only 19 percent of eligible population of nearly 90,000 had completed their doses.It’s a worrying statistic and it means...

Suidani: vaccination is personal choice

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiPREMIER of Malaita province Daniel Suidani says any decision on whether or not to get the covid-19 vaccine is a personal choice, however corona virus is real.He made the statement during a...

Mala direct staff to know fate soon

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiUNVACCINATED direct staff of Malaita province will know their fate soon.Human Resource Manager of MPG, Richard Misi told this paper yesterday the decision on this matter is on the executive and Deputy...

National vaccination coverage at 47 percent 

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE national vaccination coverage rate currently stands at 47 percent.Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana confirmed this.“The vaccination program has faced many challenges  leading to lower coverage,” Togamana...

RISKS ARE THERE

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But gov’t plans to reopen border in July still standsBy EDDIE OSIFELOTHE Immigration Department is finalizing its operational plan called ‘Keepem me safe’ ahead of the reopening of the national borders in July.Damien, who...

Students encouraged to get vaccinated

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOStudents who have not been vaccinated are urged to do so, with those yet to complete theirs told to complete it before going back to school.This call was strongly emphasised by...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine to save cost, reach more people: Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO Government says the newly introduced Johnson & Johnson vaccine will save operation costs and reach more people in remote places.Health minister Dr Culwick Togamana says this is due to the Johnson...