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Monday 21 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Three Tonga Health-Dr Tapa Scholarships to study public health in Fiji were awarded on Friday January 18.
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Wednesday 2 January 2013
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four girls and one boy were born at Vaiola Hospital on New Year day, Tuesday, 1 January 2013.
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Friday 7 December 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan businessman Ross Chapman, the Chairman of Pacific Finance and Investments Ltd., today donated $15,000 to help support a local child cancer foundation.
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Friday 16 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Coronation Charity Trust, established by the late King George Tupou V, today formally approved a contract for the USP Tonga Campus to carry out a survey on the status of diabetes among Tongan youth between the ages of 14-25.
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Thursday 8 November 2012
Vaini, Tonga:
The arrival of a container of medical equipment from Salt Lake City, USA for a clinic at the village of Vaini, in Tongatapu yesterday, November 7, was welcomed with prayers and speeches by Princess Taone and community leaders.
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Wednesday 8 August 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Surgeons in the Pacific Islands are limited in resources but they should be proud of what they are able to achieve, the 11th Pacific Islands Surgeons Association Conference heard at the opening of the biennial conference being held in Tonga from August 7-10.
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Thursday 21 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new netball program to combat the increasing health problem of non communicable diseases which is the most common causes of deaths annually was launched on June 20, to encourage a more active and healthier lifestyle for all Tongans.
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Monday 18 June 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Recognising a health crisis that is reducing the life expectancy of both men and women in Tonga, the Ministry of Health has partnered with the Ministry of Sports and Tonga's Netball Association in a new programme that aims to encourage healthier and more active lifestyles for people of all ages.
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Thursday 31 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Too often we underestimate the small acts of caring that have the potential to turn a life around, Tonga's former Minister of Health, Lord Tangi, told an International Conference for Tongan Nurses that opened yesterday in Nuku'alofa.
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Saturday 5 May 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
King Tupou VI proudly opened the Vaiola Hospital's building, built under a $40 million pa'anga final phase redevelopment, with assistance from Japan, that has given the people of Tonga a hospital facility of an international standard.
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Wednesday 7 March 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tonga Cabinet has approved the establishment of a Renal Dialysis Unit at the Vaiola Hospital, the Minister of Health Hon. 'Uliti Uata said at Vaiola Hospital yesterday, March 6, but on the condition that there would be public consultation on the subject and public participation in the running of the unit.
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Thursday 8 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The International Day for Persons with Disability was marked in Nuku'alofa on December 3, with a float parade and march on Taufa'ahau Road under a theme, "Together for a better world for all".
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Thursday 1 December 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga currently has only two known surviving HIV/AIDS cases.
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Monday 3 October 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tongan women who are discovered to have advanced breast tumours are being asked why they have not come forward for medical examination earlier.
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Friday 30 September 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Recognising the importance of early detection of breast cancer in order to save lives is the aim of the Pink October Breast Cancer Awareness Month, which starts on October 1, with a Pink Bicycle Bike Ride in Nuku'alofa.
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Friday 12 August 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Alonga Centre for the handicapped at Pea in Tongatapu were treated to a feast and received a donation of $8,200 from a group of Tongan fruit-pickers who had completed seven months under the Pacific Seasonal Workers Pilot Scheme to Australia (PSWPS).
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Friday 22 July 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two new buildings were opened at Niu'eiki Hospital in 'Eua including a Children's Ward and Clinic on July 18, funded by the Government of Japan at a cost of TOP$175,000 pa'anga.
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Wednesday 1 June 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's first Tobacco-Free Village, Kala'au, is taking a stand against tobacco-related deaths by declaring itself to be a "smoke-free" area, and the village is being rewarded by the Ministry of Health.
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Tuesday 3 May 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Twenty-seven nursing students graduated from the Queen Salote Nursing School receiving their Diploma in Nursing, from the Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata'aho, on Friday April 29.
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Wednesday 23 February 2011
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An eight -members group of volunteers from the South Pacific Animal Welfare SPAW are finishing off a month long animal care clinics that was launched after they arrived in Tonga on February 7.
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