The Ministry of Health & Medical Services remains committed to improving health service delivery around the country especially in rural communities.
The Hon. Minister for Health & Medical Services Jone Usamate and the Hon. Assistant Minister Veena Bhatnagar continue to visit health facilities in respective divisions.
Minister Usamate visited the northern division over the weekend to launch the NCD Wellness Mobile bus and met with health staff for an update on dengue and typhoid cases in the northern division.
The Assistant Health Minister Veena Bhatnagar visited the Namaka Health Center, the Reproductive Health Baby clinic at Civil Aviation compound, the Nadi Airport Health Office and the Nadi hospital.
“Visits as such are important so that we are able to engage with the public and health staff on the ground. This will give us an insight into what areas need addressing and improvements”
“We are looking at improving customer services during public consultations –
this was highlighted as a concern by the public. The visits to these health facilities also gives us the opportunity to encourage and motivate our health staff who work tirelessly to serve the people of Fiji”, the Assistant Minister said.