New nursing station opened in Tailevu

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama during the opening of the new Vatukarasa Nursing Station at Vatukarasa Village in Tailevu on Wednesday, August 08, 2018. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU

FIJI’S Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today opened the Vatukarasa Nursing Station in the interior of Tailevu.

Three villages Nameka, Natuva and Vatukarasa will no longer have to travel for hours by boat or on foot to access health services.

Mr Bainimarama said by making medical services easily accessible to the villages, the Government was creating a healthier population.

“By making medical services easily accessible to you, we are lifting the burden of travelling to receive medical care, we are saving you time and money, allowing you to focus your resources on things like raising a family, thriving in your jobs and caring for your community,” he said.

The $0.5million facility is an investment by the Government.

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