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Monday 11 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's new rubbish tip Tapuhia at Vaini, was officially handed over to the Government on Tonga on Friday December 8 but it will not be operational until 2007.
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Wednesday 6 December 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
No formal complaints have been made to Tonga's Ministry of Health following reports that suspects held in connection with the events of 16/11 had been beaten by police and members of the Tonga Defence Service while in custody.
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Monday 23 October 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Seventeen Tongan babies born with the clubfoot condition will be able to walk normally after undergoing successful surgery in Tonga performed by a team of orthopaedic surgeons from the Sydney Children's Hospital in Australia.
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Friday 4 August 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Another stage of rebuilding Tonga's dilapidated base hospital, Vaiola Hospital, in Nuku‘alofa, has begun with the signing of a contract for the building of a new wing, which is expected to be completed in 15 months.
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Thursday 6 July 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A gift of $10,000 pa‘anga was donated to Tonga's Vaiola Hospital by the Halaholo Family on July 5 to help the hospital buy a new ambulance.
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Friday 19 May 2006
Pangai, Ha'apai
The Ha‘apai main hospital, Niu‘ui was officially closed down on Saturday May 13, and a temporary hospital facility has been set up at one of the local doctor's home. All the patients at the hospital were also sent home, excepting for one patient.
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Friday 24 March 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Taufa‘ahau Tupou IV yesterday morning, March 23, made his first public appearance in Tonga this year when he made a speech at the openeing of Vaiola Hospital's new wing, but the 87-year-old monarch who has been infirm, appeared to become distressed during the ceremony and was taken away by his concerned attendants.
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Wednesday 22 February 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's happy Minister of Health Dr Viliami Tangi yesterday received the keys for the first part of the new Vaiola Hospital complex that was built with $17.7 million pa'anga in Japanese aid.
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Monday 20 February 2006
Auckland, New Zealand
I have a lot of problems accepting the medical report for Veikune that led to his escape from imprisonment penalty. He was able to work full time in parliament and perform exercise programme before and currently. - Dr Viliami Tutone (CMDHB)
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Saturday 15 October 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Ministry of Health took charge of an illegal tobacco problem on Friday when Health Inspectors visited retailers and wholesalers and began seizing cigarettes and tobacco that had no proper "Health Warning" labels.
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Wednesday 5 October 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
More Tongans will die prematurely from diseases associated with tobacco smoking as a result of the government's recent changes to tobacco policy, warns the Tonga Medical Association this week, charging that government has allowed itself to be influenced by the tobacco industry to quietly lower taxation on tobacco.
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Friday 23 September 2005
Geneva, Switzerland
The Western Pacific islands of Nauru and Tonga have the highest global prevalence of overweight where nine out of every 10 adults are overweight, reports the World Health Organisation, warning that it will lead to an overwhelming chronic disease burden in these countries in the next 10 to 20 years, if action is not taken now.
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Monday 29 August 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Essential medical services at Vaiola Hospital remain paralyzed, and stressed medical and hospital staff can only hold on for so long, said the Medical Superintendent Dr Siale 'Akau'ola today.
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Tuesday 19 April 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A young Tongan who suffered a severe spinal injury in a swimming accident at the weekend has been sent to New Zealand with the help of a group of local business people, who are now fundraising for her treatment.
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Tuesday 1 March 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita officially opened the 2005 Reproductive Health Management and Review Workshop at the Basilica, Nuku...’alofa on February 28.
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Thursday 24 February 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's King Taufa'’ahau Tupou IV laid the official foundation today to mark the first major upgrade and refurbishment of Nuku'alofa's Vaiola Hospital at Tofoa since its inception 30 years ago.
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Thursday 25 November 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Rea Noponen from the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent, Suva was in Tonga to run a three-days workshop to develop Safe Blood strategies for Tonga. The workshop ran from November 22-24 and was attended by 20 participants from non-government organisations, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Police.
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Saturday 11 September 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Ministry of Health's new administration building was officially opened by HM King Taufa'ahau Tupou IV on September 9.
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Saturday 30 August 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Tonga’s dive into cigarette manufacturing was short-lived when a new tobacco factory was closed by the Ministry of Health only two days after opening on July 5. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 2, August 2003.
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Sunday 30 March 2003

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The fifth meeting of the Ministers of Health for the Pacific began in Nuku‘alofa on March 9, attended by 13 Ministers of Health and health representatives from 18 Pacific Island countries. The meeting is held every two years and is a forum where the Ministers discuss health issues that are of great concern to the people of the region. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 18, no. 1, March 2003.
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