Manele meets Payne in Brisbane

SOLOMON ISLANDS and Australia have met for the first time since the fuss jointly kicked up by Washington DC and Canberra over a security pact which Honiara and Beijing signed last month. The meeting between Foreign Minister Jeremiah Manele and Marise Payne – the first at ministerial level – was held in Brisbane on Friday…

NEW VAX FOR KIDS

Health ministry in talks to bring in new Covid-19 Vaccine for 5-12 year olds THE Ministry of Health and Medical Service (MHMS) is now discussing with its partners to bring into the country a COVID-19 vaccine for five years to 12 year olds. That’s according to the health and medical service Permanent Secretary (PS) Mrs…

Handover of USAID funded critical care consumables to Fiji Ministry of Health

SPC: Suva, Fiji – Today the U.S. Embassy Chargé D’Affaires Tony Greubel formally handed over critical care consumables to Permanent Secretary Dr. James Fong of Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medical Services to boost the Fiji Government’s campaign against the COVID-19 pandemic. The Pacific Community (SPC) in collaboration with FHI 360, through funding support from United States Agency for International Development (USAID) procured these critical care…