Fiji Time: 12:35 PM on Friday 21 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Joining the fight against NCDs

Siteri Sauvakacolo
Tuesday, July 29, 2014

NON-communicable diseases continue to be a major health concern in Fiji.

And this time Asco Motors has joined the fight against the leading killer disease in the country.

The company last week gave five digital TV screens to the Health Ministry. Company marketing officer Elenoa Korovulavula said they were delighted to partner the ministry in tackling NCDs.

"We are starting off with five digital screens in five of the leading medical hospitals around Fiji and our target is 20," Ms Korovulavula said.

"Probably in the next couple of months or years, you will be seeing our brands in hospitals and we are proud of this project, which goes to the ministry in tackling NCD."

Health Minister Dr Neil Sharma said stakeholders would have to look at innovative and new ways of addressing NCDs.

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 0.65020.6312
JPY 51.786748.7867
GBP 0.39950.3915
EUR 0.44950.4375
NZD 0.68980.6568
AUD 0.64760.6226
USD 0.49350.4765



Exchange Rate updated on 21st October, 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. 'I heard Soko screaming in pain'
  2. PM praises Key
  3. NFP wants Khan probe
  4. Christian values taken out of proportion, says padre
  5. Health issues prompt Khan's resignation
  6. School zoning
  7. Twist at FHL meet
  8. Medicine shortage
  9. Chand chases childhood dream
  10. EU ready to give $67.5m

Top Stories this Week

  1. Former flight attendant invests in farming business Wednesday (19 Oct)
  2. Calls for USP vice chancellor to step down Tuesday (18 Oct)
  3. A gambler's wife Saturday (15 Oct)
  4. A daughter's sacrifice Thursday (20 Oct)
  5. Rugby offer Monday (17 Oct)
  6. Dad's cry for justice Tuesday (18 Oct)
  7. 'I never knew Soko' Thursday (20 Oct)
  8. Hero's welcome Wednesday (19 Oct)
  9. 18 workers on the run Tuesday (18 Oct)
  10. My heart cries out Monday (17 Oct)