Category Frank Short

Solomon Islands high birth rate

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The Solomon Islands has a very high birth rate- the highest in fact in the Pacific region – and a concern which Prime Minister, Manasseh Sogavare, has often spoken about in terms of accommodating the needs and aspirations of a…

Better protection against Covid-19

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Dear Editor, Please consider this letter. The Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare made a courtesy inspection visit to the National Referral Hospital yesterday where he saw firsthand the new facilities, such as the Isolation Ward and the Intensive Care Unit…

Ecosystem integrity underlines human health and development

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Dear Editor, Solomon Islands Herald,Please consider this letter.Yours sincerelyFrank Short Last week I wrote briefly telling the story of the Barana Nature and Heritage Park which had been established with support from the Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme…