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New political party formed

BY NED GAGAHEA new political party has...

Seven communities to benefit from US grant

By EDDIE OSIFELOABOUT seven communities in Guadalcanal...

Case of woman assault returns to court today

BY JENNIFER KUSAPATHE case of a woman...

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...

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...

Pfizer launched in Honiara

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLOTHE 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...

Measles, Rubella vaccination underway in Malaita province

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiMALAITA provincial health has entered its second week of Measles and Rubella vaccination and awareness campaign.Director of Malaita provincial health, Dr Rex Maukera told this paper yesterday the campaign is to catch-up...

Frontliners to get booster doses

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BY MAVIS N PODOKOLO ALL frontline workers in Honiara and Guadalcanal will be given their booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines as soon as possible.This was confirmed by Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare in his latest national...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Measles and rubella immunisation on Malaita

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BY SAMIE WAIKORIAukiMALAITA 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...