Fiji Time: 1:10 PM on Saturday 10 December

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 0.64000.6210
JPY 55.899352.8993
GBP 0.38380.3758
EUR 0.45640.4444
NZD 0.68230.6493
AUD 0.65300.6280
USD 0.48690.4699

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 09th December, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Torture report
  2. Hong Kong thrash Fijianas
  3. Body found on Suva foreshore
  4. Plight of homeless, pregnant couple
  5. 'Stay focused'
  6. Embassy looks into Seaton's removal
  7. Cameras in court
  8. Quake hits Solomons, Fijians safe
  9. A-G launches Laws of Fiji revised edition
  10. Vuniwaqa: Social changes needed to fight abuse

Top Stories this Week

  1. Superstition or fact Sunday (04 Dec)
  2. Fiji mum, baby kept in cell Wednesday (07 Dec)
  3. Young, no home and pregnant Friday (09 Dec)
  4. Fatal torture Wednesday (07 Dec)
  5. Salary review plan for teachers, says Reddy Monday (05 Dec)
  6. Year 10 results out, 45pc pass Wednesday (07 Dec)
  7. Fiji's Year 10 results out Tuesday (06 Dec)
  8. 9 years on Friday (09 Dec)
  9. PM did not endorse app Sunday (04 Dec)
  10. Soko's message Tuesday (06 Dec)