Category Health

Latest tests results for ADF, PNGDF and RFMF; Negative

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The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) is pleased to inform the public that the latest COVID-19 test for all personnel of the Australia Defence Force and Police, Papua New Guinea (PNG) Defence Force and their officials have returned…

NRH – Appeal for volunteer blood donation

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The National Referral Hospital (NRH) Blood Bank is extremely concerned as it is experiencing severe shortage of blood supply for blood transfusion to patients and for emergency cases.  The recent unrest with the high number of injuries presented at the…

Health calls for calm as operations in Honiara now affected

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The Ministry of Health is calling on all Honiara residents involved in arson, rioting, looting to please stop immediately as continuation of such activities will further affect health services with its already out-stretched resources.  Currently health is operating below its…

Health receives 180 wheel chairs

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The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) receives 180 wheelchairs today for distribution to health facilities across the country and also individuals with difficulties of walking due to illness, injury and problems related to old age or disability.  Thanks…

MHMS to accelerate work on establishment of AHC in Wagina

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The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) is accelerating work to establish an Area Health level Centre (AHC) at Wagina, Gilbertese settlement in Choiseul Province with current major task, the retendering of the construction work. Previous firm who won…

Further COVID-19 awareness held for community leaders in Choiseul

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With continuous significant levels of fear and anxiety around COVID-19 in Choiseul province, National Health Promotion Teams together with Expanded Program of Immunization personnel were deployed recently to Choiseul to hold further COVID-19 awareness and community engagement to support uptake…

SI Samoa Community donates to National Referral Hospital

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The Solomon Island Samoa Community today assisted the National Referral Hospital (NRH) with aluminum chairs and cleaning detergents through a charity donation, following some months of fundraising. This morning, the SI Samoa Community members met with the NRH Chief Executive…