$10m bill

Timoci Naqona, 7, after gettng meningococcal disease vaccination from staff nurse Merewalesi Baba, as Minister for Health and Medical Service Rosy Akbar looks on during the launch of the meningococcal disease - nationwide immunization campaign for children aged 1-19 years at the Ministry of Health headquarters in Toorak, Suva last Friday, May 11, 2018. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

THE total cost of the State’s meningococcal disease mass vaccination campaign has been reduced to less than $10m, inclusive of operational costs. This was revealed by Health Minister, Rosy Akbar last night, who confirmed this was after negotiations with the relevant parties involved in procuring the vaccines. Attorney-General and Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed- Khaiyum told […]

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