Fiji Time: 2:57 PM on Sunday 26 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

New flat screen to improve patient education on NCDs

Ioane Burese
Friday, March 01, 2013

THE president of the JICA Alumni Association of Fiji, Jitoko Tikolevu and JICA chief executive Shumon Yosihiara have presented a 50" flat screen TV to the Nausori Hospital.

At Tuesday's presentation, Dr Pita Vuniqumu, Dr Tevita Qoroniasi and the management received the gift for the hospital's outpatients section.

The officials said the gift would allow waiting patients the opportunity to relax and watch the screening of NCD videos and improve their understanding of NCDs.

Dr Vuniqumu said about 300 patients went through the outpatients section of the hospital within three hours a day while Mr Yosihiara was appreciative of JICA's efforts to help in the fight against NCDs.

Mr Tikolevu said he too was happy to be part of the move to reduce NCDs.





Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. PM's worry
  2. 'Cyclones for Fiji'
  3. Chelsea's Costa could play against Man Utd
  4. Indian Prime Minister likely to visit
  5. Rain expected to stay
  6. Robbery suspects in police custody
  7. Probe into cause of death, identity
  8. $3.5m development
  9. 'No jurisdiction'
  10. Tribute to women

Top Stories this Week

  1. Death shocks family Monday (20 Oct)
  2. Inside Fiji sevens Tuesday (21 Oct)
  3. Budget overspent Wednesday (22 Oct)
  4. Kepa's not weak Friday (24 Oct)
  5. Full pay while on leave Friday (24 Oct)
  6. Public access Tuesday (21 Oct)
  7. Forgery suspect still in remand Tuesday (21 Oct)
  8. $20m in excess Wednesday (22 Oct)
  9. Ryan's fight to help 7s Friday (24 Oct)
  10. $11.9m in arrears Wednesday (22 Oct)