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Riot torn businesses to receive payments soon

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT 162 businesses affected by...

INQUIRY SOON

BLC sets to inquire into decision to...

CBSI COMMITTED TO NEW PAYMENTS SYSTEM DEVELOPMENT 

The Central Bank of Solomon Islands (CBSI)...

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...

23 health workers unvaccinated

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO21 nurses and two Doctors from the National Referral Hospital have refused vaccination for reasons of their own.Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health Pauline McNeil mentioned this before the Public...

Vaccination coverage hits 470k doses administered

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE country’s vaccination progress has seen about 473,000 doses administered so far.This was confirmed by Dr. Yogesh Choudhri, technical advisor for the Ministry of Health and Medical Services.“As of last week...

Johnson & Johnson vaccine here

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Ministry of Health and Medical Service will receive another new covid-19 vaccine, theJohnson and Johnson vaccine provided by the New Zealand government through the COVAX facility.Incident Controller of the National...

Ministry looks into ‘illegal sale’ of vaccination cards

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE Ministry of Health and Medical Services says it is looking into allegations that certain health workers have been selling vaccination cards to individuals and companies.Permanent Secretary for Ministry of Health...

Vaccination continues in Auki

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiAuki’s Central field vaccination centre at the NDMO office has relocated into the heart of Auki town and began operation yesterday.The relocation of the centre is for the travelling public to access...

Kehosi calls on people in Ontong Java to get vaccines

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiMEMBER of Provincial Assembly (MPA) for ward 31 (Luaniua) in Malaita Outer Islands (MOI), John Kehosi calls on communities in Ontong Java to do all that is needed to protect them from...