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FHSSP funded project brings relief in Nanoko

AusAID through the Fiji Health Sector Support Program (FHSSP) continues to provide the necessary support towards the Ministry of Health to ensure the improvement of the livelihood of the citizens of Fiji.   Most FHSSP supported programs are directed towards the grassroots level of the community. One such project was […]

 

Ongoing family planning outreach

Efforts to improve family planning continue to challenge health programs around the globe and in this, Fiji is no different. The Fiji Health Sector Support Program (FHSSP) is committed to improving contraceptive use and has provided regular support for outreach programs, training of community or health field staff, community awareness, […]

 

Healthier workplaces project piloted in Suva

Since March this year, 19 workplaces in Suva sub-division have been screened for non-communicable diseases (NCD) by the Fiji Health Sector Support Program (FHSSP) in partnership with the Ministry of Health (MoH). The screening program is an initiative of the MoH to support greater understanding of the risk factors such as […]

 

More support towards community health workers

In its commitment to the Wellness Approach the Ministry of Health (MoH) launched the revitalised Community Health Workers (CHW) Program in Labasa on June 28 this year with the support of AusAID through the Fiji Health Sector Program (FHSSP).   The changes to the CHW Program refocus these committed volunteers […]

 

FHSSP support to MoH growing

The Australian Aid Program is scaling up. For Fiji this will result in an increase of 17.5 million Australian dollars from July 2012 to June 2014. This is effectively doubling the current levels of support provided to health, education and civil society organisations.   For the Fiji Health Sector Support Program […]

 

Better health on high seas

The ultimate goal of primary health care is better health for all and the existence of a good health system that guarantees the delivery of quality services to all people at all times. AusAID through the Fiji Health Sector Support Program on August 27 donated a new boat and emergency […]

 

PHIS to improve health management

PHIS to improve health management   Without information how can important decisions be made on how funds are allocated? Without information how do you monitor ongoing activities and their effectiveness? Fiji Health Sector Support Program (FHSSP) is assisting the Ministry of Health to have easier access to information it needs to […]

 
Fiji introduces new and important vaccines

Fiji introduces new and important vaccines

  Fiji introduces new and important vaccines   Thanks to a four year cost-sharing agreement between the Ministry of Health (MoH) and AusAID three new vaccines have been introduced into the Fiji immunisation schedule. These new vaccines will target the biggest causes of death and disease in Fiji’s children and women […]