Fiji Time: 12:24 PM on Tuesday 17 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

$A750,000 pledge to help address dengue outbreak

By TEVITA VUIBAU
Friday, March 14, 2014

Update: 1:51PM AUSTRALIA has pledged $A750,000 ($1.26million) to help address the dengue fever outbreak in the country.

The financial pledge was announced by Australia's Foreign Minister Julie Bishop.

Ms Bishop said the assistance would be used to purchase medical supplies and fund an ongoing public awareness health campaign.

Description: https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/images/cleardot.gifHer Fijian counterpart Ratu Inoke Kubuabola said the announcement by the Australian government recognises the severity of the dengue fever situation in the country and the commitment by international partners to address this.

He extended the appreciation by the Government and the Fijian people towards the financial pledge.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62160.6026
JPY 56.274453.2744
GBP 0.37320.3652
EUR 0.42070.4087
NZD 0.69850.6655
AUD 0.63540.6104
USD 0.49810.4811

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 17th, October, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Man allegedly hit by bulldozer blade, dead
  2. 11 vye for Miss Fiji crown
  3. Fiji Airways to ground aircraft until cleared to fly
  4. 'Let's bring it to life'
  5. Full force for polls
  6. Health audit
  7. NCDs' shocking stats
  8. Tuvalu makes call for UN Security Council support
  9. 'Preparedness paramount'
  10. CORRECTION

Top Stories this Week

  1. 30 officers dismissed from force Friday (13 Oct)
  2. Final in mind Monday (16 Oct)
  3. 'Hell on Earth' Thursday (12 Oct)
  4. $8m drugs seized Friday (13 Oct)
  5. Cyclones predicted to hit Fiji Wednesday (11 Oct)
  6. Villagers pass around eTransport card Monday (16 Oct)
  7. Plans for Bati Sunday (15 Oct)
  8. Unsolved mystery of MV Joyita Sunday (15 Oct)
  9. Fijian overstayers Thursday (12 Oct)
  10. Fiji Airways flight makes rapid descend; Air system fault Wednesday (11 Oct)