Fiji Time: 11:37 PM on Saturday 27 August

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Church joins NCD fight

Torika Tokalau
Friday, May 16, 2014

CHURCH members of the Seventh-day Adventist are being educated on health promoting initiatives they can pass down to their communities.

The church held training as part of their efforts to fight against non-communicable diseases.

Event organiser Atelini Dakua said after seeing the high level of NCD cases in Fiji, the church felt it needed to train members to help tackle the prevailing NCD challenge.

"The main target is to educate our church members so they can become beacons in their communities," Ms Dakua said.

"I believe we have a more advanced health system in Fiji compared to most Pacific Island countries.

"And the new initiative and the introduction of Wellness Fiji will not only provide the solution for this nation but could also be a model for all Pacific island nations to adopt."








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 0.63900.6200
JPY 50.424247.4242
GBP 0.37370.3657
EUR 0.43830.4263
NZD 0.68420.6512
AUD 0.65260.6276
USD 0.49640.4794

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 26th August 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Veremalua gets help from Ryan on overseas contract
  2. Apologies as fans seek Ryan
  3. Beggar braves the heat for festivity
  4. Cost of living
  5. It's gold for all
  6. Fijian family survives quake
  7. Nagusa clears the air
  8. Impact of VAT cutback
  9. Firm takes action over mynah nuisance
  10. Crowd delights chief

Top Stories this Week

  1. Ardent fan escorted out of celebrations Sunday (21 Aug)
  2. God — is he dead? Maybe, but not Osea Kolinisau's Sunday (21 Aug)
  3. Wong helps Rawaca get a gold medal Friday (26 Aug)
  4. 1 charged, 2 under probe for break-in Thursday (25 Aug)
  5. Ryan confirms decision to leave Fiji Sunday (21 Aug)
  6. Taliga eyes Tokyo Tuesday (23 Aug)
  7. 5.1 magnitude earthquake occurs in Fiji Monday (22 Aug)
  8. 7s top job Tuesday (23 Aug)
  9. Veremalua gets help from Ryan on overseas contract Saturday (27 Aug)
  10. Police escort fan away Monday (22 Aug)