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Thursday, June 30, 2022

FSC launches three documents and toll-free line

BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOFAMILY Support Centre yesterday...

MID and Temotu sign $5m ship project

The National Government through the Ministry of...

Mustard Seed chided for breaching agreement with Parliament commission

By EDDIE OSIFELOMUSTARD Seed International Health Insurance...

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...

MEASLES FEAR

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Health minister warns of potential outbreakBY MAVIS N PODOKOLO The Health minister has warned of a potential measles outbreak.This is reportedly due to the drop in measles vaccination in children countrywide.Health Minister Dr Culwick Togamana...

Unvaxed, elderly prone to any new variant: Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOUnvaccinated persons with underlying health conditions and the elderly will get sick from any new variant that enters the country.Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Culwick Togamana announced this in...

Auki police closes in on producer of fake vax cards

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIA man suspected of producing fake vaccination cards has been identified and is now on the police radar.Acting PPC Malaita, Inspector Charles Eddie Koto told this paper yesterday they are “closing in...

Teachers must take vaccination immediately: MEHRD

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Teachers are urged to get their COVID-19 vaccination immediately, if they have not taken any of their two doses or if they have taken their first doze to get their second doze of the...

Fake vax card users stopped in Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAUKIMalaita health authorities have intercepted people using counterfeit covid-19 vaccination cards.These people have reportedly been using the fake cards to travel freely between the province and Honiara.Chairman of Malaita’s EOC, Dr Rex...