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13 typhoid patients on Moturiki treated

ALISI VUCAGO
Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Update: 3:29PM THE Ministry of Health and Medical Services have treated 13 patients who have been diagnosed with typhoid on Moturiki Island.

A Government statement revealed this saying the Public Health team based at the Levuka Hospital is working with the communities on Moturiki Island to create awareness and facilitate counseling on the precautionary measures which include safe water, sanitation and hygiene.

"The Public Health Team based at the Levuka Hospital is working with the communities on Moturiki Island to create awareness and facilitate counselling on the precautionary measures which include safe water, sanitation and hygiene," it said.

"The Ministry of Health and Medical services is also working with the World Health Organisation (WHO) to map out evidence based plans to strengthen the responses to typhoid fever through enhancing the strategies for early identification and treatment."








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