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Hepatitis – A major public health problem

The group of viruses (hepatitis A, B, C, D and E) that cause acute and/or chronic infection and inflammation of the liver gives rise to a major public health problem globally.

Blip on the Radar Screen

Once, I was on a trip to tour a high school with some fellow teachers.  We had driven all day and were tired.

Women in Parliament

Women in government or representation of women in Parliament are often quite hard for many to accept in this country, however since the national general election is just around the corner, it is the right time to give it a focus again.

Say no to GMO in the pacific

A mission to educate pacific islanders and discourage them from using genetic modified organism (GMO) seeds to grow on their farms for food and sales is currently underway.

Twenty five years ago something wonderful happened for children of every nation and generation with the launch of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

PITIA members face reality: No fish, no jobs

THE ability of the domestic industry to compete in the southern long-line albacore fishery has hit the point of no return.

Equality is the key

PEOPLE, with the inclusion of women and girls, must be central to any development frameworks if humanity is to end the persistent presence of inequality which sustains the enabling environment that allows societal scourges like extreme poverty and violence.


It is 11 years since 9/11 and here is a wonderful story about that terrible day. It is an amazingly true story from a flight attendant on Delta Flight 15, written following 9-11 disaster.

Media have a key role in tuna management: FFA

THE head of the Forum Fisheries Agency says an informed media can play a key role in helping the public and decision makers to respond effectively to the economic crisis in the Pacific’s albacore long line fisheries.

The Government is facing a budget crisis barely a month after it rushed through an historic $3.2 billion election budget only last December.