SI endorses Framework for Implementation of Global Vaccine Action Plan & Safe and Affordable Surgery

THE Minister of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) Honourable Dr. Culwick Togamana endorsed the Vaccine Preventable Diseases Regional Framework for Implementation of the Global Vaccine Action Plan (GVAP) and Framework for Safe and Affordable Surgery (SAS) in his statement this week to the 71st session of the Regional Committee for the Western Pacific, WHO’s governing…

BATTLE OF THE GIANTS

Two former PMs contesting the by-elections By ANDREW FANASIAHoniara Newsroom TWO former Solomon Islands Prime Ministers are vying for a seat in parliament come next month’s by-election. Gordon Darcy Lilo who is contesting the Central Honiara Constituency seat and Dr Derek Sikua for North East Guadalcanal seat are not new to local politics in Solomon…

NHA hostel Quarantine Station closed

ONE of the Government-managed Quarantine Stations (QS) National Hosting Authority (NHA) (formerly Telekom Recreational Centre) hostel at Panatina has been closed for quarantine purposes and a replacement site is being secured. National Disaster Council (NDC) clarified that the hostel has been decontaminated by the Health Team before it was released back to its owner since…

Women important stakeholders in ECE 

A WOMEN’S representative for the Baroo Catchment Community in East Bauro of Central Makira Constituency says women are important stakeholders in the development and operation of Early Childhood Education (ECE).  She made the statement while speaking at the official celebration marking the completion of construction work of the Baroo Early Childhood Classroom Building recently.  The…

Suidani applauds PHEB committee 

MALAITA Provincial Premier has acknowledged the Public Health Emergency Bill (PHEB) committee for involving Malaita in its consultation exercise. Premier Daniel Suidani said by bringing the bill to Malaita, it means that the province will also have its feedback considered in the finalization of the bill. He went on to thank the team for bringing…