Fiji Time: 12:01 AM on Thursday 24 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Small bite, big threat

Ana Madigibuli
Tuesday, April 08, 2014

WORLD Health Day is all about various communities in the country working together to advocate a critical health issue which has been affecting Fiji this year.

The World Health Day theme for this year "Small Bite, Big Threat" focuses on vector-borne diseases such as dengue to be eradicated.

World Health Organization director Pacific technical support and representative Dr Yunguo Liu said the theme was a timely reminder for everyone that Fiji was still experiencing a major outbreak of dengue.

"The World Health Organization and the Ministry of Health are committed to working together with health partners in the containment of vector-borne diseases in Fiji and in improving the health of all people in the country," Dr Liu said.

About 200 people turned up for the clean-up campaign, which was part of the World Health Day celebrations yesterday.








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 0.62780.6088
JPY 55.347952.3479
GBP 0.38810.3801
EUR 0.42470.4127
NZD 0.69290.6599
AUD 0.63500.6100
USD 0.50140.4844

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 22nd, August, 2017

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Wedding inquiry
  2. $50k for dead fisherman's family
  3. Teacher retirement addressed
  4. Missing fisherman found off island
  5. Lured to yaqona farming
  6. Party aims to be part of the new leadership
  7. A-G raises education concerns
  8. Contestants in tears after visit to senior citizens
  9. Land development
  10. Identity tied to Oceans: PM

Top Stories this Week

  1. A farmer becomes King Sunday (20 Aug)
  2. Hope in the darkest hour Thursday (17 Aug)
  3. Rape claim Tuesday (22 Aug)
  4. Wedding inquiry Wednesday (23 Aug)
  5. Fatal Nadi accident Sunday (20 Aug)
  6. Surprise hailstorm Thursday (17 Aug)
  7. Thank you Fiji Monday (21 Aug)
  8. New rules for schools Friday (18 Aug)
  9. The RFMF Band Thursday (17 Aug)
  10. Queen of hearts Sunday (20 Aug)