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Thursday, September 21, 2017

SI transitioning from Gavi support- a call for increased investment in immunization

AROUND 2008, Solomon Islands secured approval from then Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) which is now branded as Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance...

New National Referral Hospital site identified

The National Referral Hospital will be relocated at Gilbert Camp in East Honiara from its current Number Nine location in Central Honiara. The new site...

“World Blood Donor Day” celebrated but who can give blood and who cannot?

TODAY the Solomon Islands has joined the world to mark the “World Blood Donor Day” which falls on 14th June annually. The theme for this...

National medical lab short by 3,700 blood units

THE National Medical Laboratory at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) has experienced a slight decrease in blood donation from last year thus requires about...

SI to mark ‘World Blood Donor Day’ tomorrow but why is blood an important...

THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) together with the Solomon Islands Red Cross Association (SIRCA) will mark World Blood Donor Day in...

NRH ‘labour ward’ to close 9th June for refurbishment work

THE labour ward at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) will be close as of the 9th June 2017, to allow for refurbishment work to...

PM warns nation of financial and health consequences of tobacco

PRIME Minister Hon Manasseh Sogavare yesterday warned the nation of the financially costly and health risks of tobacco. The warning was contained in his keynote...

SI records highest rate in youth smoking globally

SOLOMON Islands youth rates are one of the highest youth smoking rates in the globe with 40 per cent of youth between the ages of...

PM hands over wheelchairs to Gizo hospital

Gizo Hospital in Western Province was the proud recipient of five new wheelchairs donated by the Solomon Islands Forest Association (SIFA). Prime Minister Hon Manasseh...

SI pushes for Taiwan inclusion in World Health Assembly meetings

THE Solomon Islands government has offered support for the proposal to include a supplementary agenda item that will enable the participation of Taiwan in...

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SIG and Huawei International signs historic Undersea Cable Pact

By STEPHEN DIISANGO A NOTABLE Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to pave way to the long anticipated Submarine Fibre Optic Cable System (SFOCS) has been signed...
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