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PIMEU team assists WPG with its policy

BY BEN BILUA POLICY, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation...

SI YOUTHS CLIMATE CHAMPS

Forum recognises our young people as strong...

MPG onto relocation of Auki bonito market

BY SAMIE WAIKORI Malaita provincial government is working...

Pfizer vaccine for booster doses

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BY JENNIFER KUSAPA PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare has confirmed that booster doses have commenced on frontline workers using the Pfizer vaccine to further strengthen their protection against the Omicron and Delta variants of COVID-19. In his...

Pfizer and booster jabs in Malaita soon

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI MALAITA Provincial Health Authority through its Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) is preparing for the coming roll-out of Pfizer and booster vaccines in the province. Chairman of EOC Malaita, Dr Rex Maukera told this...

Makira villagers urged to take COVID-19 injections

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Fisheries and Marine Resources minister and MP for Central Makira, Nestor Ghiro has urged his people of Manita in West Bauro to get their Covid-19 injections. Ghiro, who visited the Manita community on Christmas Day...

23 health workers unvaccinated

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO 21 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...

Pfizer launched in Honiara

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE Pfizer-Biontech COVID-19 vaccine was successfully launched and rolled out in Honiara yesterday at the National Referral Hospital. These vaccines have been prioritised for youths aged 12 to 17 and pregnant mothers. Speaking...

Nihopara: I’m yet to resign

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By EDDIE OSIFELO PERMANENT Secretary for Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Andrew Nihopara is still to tender his resignation letter. Nihopara is one of the high-profile public servants in the government who refused to take his...

Ministry: Star report on girl’s Covid jab claim misleading

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THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) has condemned last week’s newspaper report of a young girl in Malaita who claimed to have her arm turned magnetic, attracting android phone and other metal...

Vaccine for children here soon

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO SOLOMON 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...

Unvaxed, elderly prone to any new variant: Togamana

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BY MAVIS N PODOKO Unvaccinated 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...

Togamana applauds Australia for Kids vaccine

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By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTER 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...