New morgue needs attention

THE unhygienic environment in the newly built morgue at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) needs to be seriously looked into by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services and responsible authorities. Reports received by this paper allegedly from doctors and other medical workers said that the appalling state of the morgue must not fall on…

DCGA commits to project

THE national government remains committed to the Bina Harbor tuna processing plant project regardless of the COVID-19 global pandemic. The assurance was made by the Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources (MFMR) Nestor Ghiro during the singing of the MOU between the Malaita Provincial Government (MPG) and MFMR in Auki last week. Minister Ghiro said…

USP commits to 4th campus

THE University of the South Pacific (USP) has reiterated its commitment to build the USP 4th campus in Solomon Islands. This was announced by the USP Vice-Chancellor & President (VCP) Professor Pal Ahluwalia at an event marking the country’s 42nd independence day anniversary celebration at USP Laucala Campus, Suva, Fiji. Reports reaching the paper said…

Australia delivers 25,000 essential PPE to Solomon Islands 

AUSTRALIA has provided Solomon Islands with 25,000 much-needed medical gowns, an essential component of COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The gowns are enabling medical officers and government officials to safely conduct COVID-19 quarantine procedures. Proper PPE has been vital in Solomon Islands’ efforts to contain and prevent any spread of coronavirus, particularly when hundreds of…