Fiji Time: 6:22 PM on Friday 28 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Health workers to benefit

Luke Rawalai
Thursday, June 26, 2014

ALMOST half of the Ministry of Health establishment have benefited in terms of professional development from the Pacific Open Learning Health Network centre (POLHN).

The newly-opened POLHN centre at the Labasa Hospital is expected to benefit health workers in the North.

Officiating at the centre's opening yesterday, Minister for Health Doctor Neil Sharma said there were 25 internet connected centres around the country set up in sub-divisional and divisional hospitals.

Dr Sharma said many of the centres existed for some time, with POLHN first beginning as a pilot program in 2003.

"Between 2003 and 2012, 815 workers used POLHN to strengthen their skills and knowledge," he said.

Eleven computers are part of the new POLHN centre that opened at the Labasa Hospital yesterday.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65510.6361
JPY 52.191449.1914
GBP 0.40080.3928
EUR 0.44880.4368
NZD 0.69410.6611
AUD 0.64810.6231
USD 0.49140.4744



Exchange Rate updated on 28th October, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Baber is Fiji 7s coach
  2. Baber: Highest coaching accreditation
  3. Daughter steps up for mum, workers
  4. SODELPA approves Rabuka's election plan
  5. Vehicle imports top 8000
  6. Quake fear
  7. Chand wins three gold
  8. Naisua: There is nothing to fear
  9. Villagers return home
  10. PM against human rights abuses

Top Stories this Week

  1. True to an early love Wednesday (26 Oct)
  2. Qiliho attends trial Wednesday (26 Oct)
  3. Death probe Sunday (23 Oct)
  4. Fiji pearls make history Monday (24 Oct)
  5. Fijian 7s surprise Tuesday (25 Oct)
  6. Love conquers all Sunday (23 Oct)
  7. Prepare for the worst, says Kumar Wednesday (26 Oct)
  8. Ro Teimumu frets over leadership Wednesday (26 Oct)
  9. NFP calls for public holiday Wednesday (26 Oct)
  10. Food runs low Thursday (27 Oct)