A NEW BIRTHING AND URBAN HEALTH CENTRE FOR NAHA

The Australian and Solomon Islands Governments have announced that works are set to recommence on the  SBD150m Naha Birthing and Urban Health Centre in Honiara under Australia’s flagship Solomon Islands  Infrastructure Program (SIIP).  The redesigned 34-bed facility will significantly improve health outcomes for Solomon Islanders by providing  high quality care in a modern, durable building. …

Airlines wants COVID-19 PCR tests removed

THE Solomon Airlines wants the COVID-19 PCR tests requirement removed for the development of the country’s tourism sector. Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Gus Kraus said they are still working on this matter with the national government because this requirement can be removed under the COVID-19 National Oversight Committee (NOC). “Now the border is open, we…

72-HOUR TEST DROPPED

Cabinet approves further easing of COVID-19 restrictions for entry into the country CABINET on Thursday approved further easing of restrictions to enter Solomon Islands on incoming travelers, especially, the removal of the 72 hours PCR test prior to entering the country, a statement from the Office of the Prime Minister and Cabinet announced. Since the…