Tonga remains at high risk for dengue fever after two cases were reported in Tongatapu last month, said the Director of Health. He advised the public to become more vigilant in prevention efforts, while the weather is warm. Tonga's near neighbour, Fiji, is currently facing its worst outbreak of dengue in 16-years with eight reported to have died there since February 28.
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Monday 10 March 2014
Monday 30 September 2013
Thirty Tongans suffering from cardiac diseases and defects received lifesaving cardiac operations from an Australian team of medical professionals at Vaiola Hospital in September.
Saturday 13 April 2013
FROM OUR ARCHIVES: Domestic violence statistics in Tonga are disturbing, women have died, and the high rate of physical, sexual and emotional abuse impacts the whole community. It is shocking to see Tonga, a Christian country, bashing its daughters as soon as they become women, community leaders said in Nuku'alofa on April 12, 2013.
Tuesday 2 April 2013
Medical equipment and supplies worth $2.9 million pa'anga was handed over by Japan's Ambassador to Tonga HE Dr Kazuchika Hamuro at Vaiola Hospital today.
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Tonga recorded 98 suicides over the last 12 years, and most were male and under the age of 30 years, Tonga's Police Commissioner Grant O'Fee told a local consultation on suicide trends and risk that started on March 19.