Nurses forum in Honiara

Dear Editor – In officially opening the 18th South Pacific Nurses Forum and 7th South Pacific Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officers Alliance Meeting in Honiara this week, the Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare, highlighted the core constraints and ongoing challenges in the Solomon Islands health sector. The Prime Minister referred in particular to problems in the…

New executive for SITTF

The Solomon Islands Table Tennis Federations (SITTF) has a new executive as of Wednesday. The new executive was elected during the SITTF Annual General Meeting (AGM) held yesterday at the NOCSI Conference room, chaired by the president of Hockey and Archery, Nihal Seneviratne. The SITTF president Aldrin Bekala stands undefeated with the secretary general Elwin…

DOLPHIN CAGING

Operator identified A DOLPHIN captive centre police raided at Mbungana, Central Province, last Saturday was operated by the country’s only qualified veterinary Dr Baddeley Anita. Central Province premier Patrick Vasuni confirmed this to the Solomon Star. “…yes the province has granted Dr Anita a licence to keep dolphins at Mbungana,” MrVasuni said. “But this is…

HOCKEY IN TOP AWARD RACE

Solomon Islands Hockey Federation (SIHF) was amongst the shortlisted 2016 Hockey Revolution Awards. This was official announced by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) late last month.  “The International Hockey Federation (FIH) has announced the shortlist for all of the Hockey Revolution Awards which will be presented at the Hockey Revolution Part 2 Conference in Dubai,’’…