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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...

Measles and rubella immunisation on Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki MALAITA Provincial Health is stepping up its measles and rubella campaign in response to outbreaks in neighbouring countries. A two-day briefing was held for 22 health representatives from four regions of Malaita to...
Corona

Avoid omicron affected countries: PM

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO  ALL fully vaccinated Solomon Islanders are advised not to travel to countries affected by the omicron variant. Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare issued the reminder in his national address on Sunday 26th December...

People from virus-free provinces urged to get vaccinated

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO PEOPLE residing in provinces that are free from COVID-19 are urged to quickly move to their nearest vaccination centers and get vaccinated and not wait for the virus. Minister for Health and...

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...

US-donated COVID-19 Pfizer vaccines here

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Solomon Islands received 100,620 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines yesterday from the United States Government through the COVAX Facility – a partnership co-led by the Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), Gavi, the...

Suidani: vaccination is personal choice

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki PREMIER 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...

Malaita, the least vaccinated province

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI Auki SINCE 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...

Unvaccinated pregnant women advised to take Pfizer vaccine

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO UNVACCINATED pregnant women are being urged to get vaccinated with Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine when have the opportunity to receive it. Dr Leeanne Panisi, head of Obstetric Gynaecology, NRH made this call during...

Auki police closes in on producer of fake vax cards

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BY SAMIE WAIKORI AUKI A 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...

GET YOUR BOOSTER

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO BOOSTER doses of covid-19 vaccines are now available for eligible people. That’s according to the Ministry of Health’s technical adviser Dr Yogesh Choudrhi. “Booster is now available for those who have completed their...