Stroke among top three biggest killers

Diabetes Fiji chairperson Taabish Akbar and CWM hospital surgeon Dr Eddie McCaig at the press conference. Picture: ATU RASEA/FILE

THREE of the highest contributors to Fiji’s mortality rate have been identified as coronary heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. Apart from diabetes, which claims about 1700 lives annually in Fiji, coronary heart disease is the second highest contributor, claiming 1454 Fijian lives annually. This was revealed by Diabetes Fiji chairman Taabish Akbar, who also […]

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