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  The Huizhou Municipal People’s Hospital of Guangdong of the People’s Republic of China through China’s Ambassador in Samoa, HE Wang Xuefeng presented medical equipment for Samoa this morning. The ceremony was held at the Samoa Pharmaceutical Warehouse at Motootua, where the Minister of Health, Afioga Tuitama Dr Leao Talalelei Tuitama received the donation on […]

The commemoration of the 6th  National Toilet Day today came with an emphasis from the Acting Prime Minister, Afioga Tuitama Dr. Talalelei Tuitama. “National Toilet Day  is all about reminding each and everyone of us that our toilet is our job because what goes in to our bodies must come out and we all are […]

The 6th Annual Bilateral Health Summit between Samoa and American Samoa was held at the Tanoa Tusitala Hotel, Apia, Samoa on November 11 to 12, 2015. This is a continuation of bilateral annual health talks between Samoa and American Samoa held since 2010. The talks continue to recognise the unique similarities between the two island nations such as..

Samoa has confirmed a Dengue Fever serotype 3 outbreak since early July 2015. The total of Dengue-like illnesses (DLI) is recorded at 121.  So far, most cases are from the North West part of Upolu. The age groups that have been most affected are under 25 years of age with a current attack rate of […]

“This is part of a comprehensive infrastructure project for accessible, affordable and quality health services in Samoa.
“This new state-of-the-art building will ensure excellent care for patients with neuromuscular and skeletal problems, enabling them to move and function well, reducing pain,” said the Prime Minister.

The “Best Proposal Award”, was presented by the World Health Organisation (WHO) in recognition of addressing Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) for Pacific Island Countries. Samoa submitted its proposal showcasing one of its community-based effort titled “Non-communicable diseases: early detection and management through community participation”.

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