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Monday, January 30, 2023

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...

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...

Vaccination picks up in Honiara

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As the demand for vaccination picks up in view of the increasing covid-19 community transmission in Honiara city, more than 12,256 doses of vaccines have been administered during the period from 24 January to...

Vaccination coverage hits 470k doses administered

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE 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...

Foreign intervention personnel fully vaccinated

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By EDDIE OSIFELO Minister of Health and Medical Service, Dr Culwick Togamana has defended the intervention force of Australia and Papua New Guinea who arrived last Thursday to help restore law and order in Honiara...

Vaccination surge in Auki

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI THE Whole of last week has seen a surge in the number of people who had taken their jab at the Central Field Vaccination Centre in Auki. From Monday to Friday, a total...

Temotu backs fight against COVID-19

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Temotu Premier and his executive stand in support of DCGA in the fight to minimise the devastating effect of COVID-19 Community Transmission in the country. In its executive meeting held on Monday, January 31,...

Ministry looks into ‘illegal sale’ of vaccination cards

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO THE 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...

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...

Cabinet eases entry restrictions

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Cabinet yesterday approved further easing of restrictions to enter Solomon Islands on incoming travelers, especially, the removal of the 72 hours PCR test prior to entering the country. Since the re-opening of borders on July...

Australia reopens borders to fully vaccinated international travellers.

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Solomon Airlines has welcomed Australia’s new international border rules, which this week open the country’s borders to all fully vaccinated visa holders, preparing for the return of tourists, business travellers, and other visitors. Since the...