PM expresses need to purchase CT scan/ Medical Container Facility

(PM Press): PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has expressed the need for the Government to begin the process in seriously purchasing a Computed Tomography scan machine for the country. The Prime Minister highlighted this when he visited Sony’s Medical Container Facility in Iwaki City, Fukushima, Japan recently. The Sony’s medical container is the latest state of…

NEW THREAT

Public warned of deadly meningococcal meningitis disease Members of the public are urged to seek medical help as early as possible, especially in case of high fever. Health authorities issued the warning after two children passed away over the weekend. The two, a brother and sister from Malaita, experienced fever and rash before their deaths.…

Top doctor resigns

A top surgeon at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) has tendered his resignation amidst calls by the Leadership Code Commission for doctors to cease their private practices. Dr Dudley Baerodo, the country’s only urology specialist, confirmed to Solomon Today Post he had submitted his resignation letter to the Public Service Commission (PSC) last week. “Yes, I’ve…

Dengue alert

Public told to take extra precaution The general public has again been warned to take extra precaution in light of an increasing number of dengue fever cases being recorded at the National Referral Hospital (NRH) in Honiara. Registrar at the Emergency Department at NRH, Dr Pedical Togamae told the Solomon Star yesterday that they have…

National Referral Hospital a “big leap forward”

National Referral Hospital  (NRH) this week launched a  new software  that will improve patient care and strengthen health systems throughout the country. A statement from the Ministry of health and medical services said, the Admission, Discharge and Transfer (ADT) software was funded by ICTSU and developed by ICTSU and Solomon IT Solutions, in partnership with…

Maelanga donates funds to Christian Care Centre and San Isidro

Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs Hon Manasseh Maelanga donate a total of $100,000 to two local charity organisations today. Hon Maelanga travelled to San Isidro Care Centre in Aruligho, North West Guadalcanal and the Christain Care Centre in East Honiara to donate the funds in person. Mr Maelanga first travelled to San…