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Treatment for diabetic foot ulcers

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The killer, invisible disease, will remain a threat until possibly a vaccine is found to end the pandemic now sweeping the world. To-date the Solomon Islands and its people remain free from coronavirus and it reassuring that the National Referral…

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…

Time for a Pacific Community

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by Biman Chand Prasad  The impact of COVID-19 on the world economy is going to be devastating. Indeed, COVID-19 has already decimated the Pacific island economies. Even the two largest economies in the region, Fiji and Papua New Guinea, do…

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…

Fixing the WHO

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Written by Joel Negin Donald Trump’s sharp criticism of the World Health Organization (WHO) and slashing of US funding to the institution has successfully distracted some attention from the woeful American response to COVID-19. Perhaps unsurprisingly, some Australian politicians have…