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Sunday 13 December 2009
Auckland, New Zealad
I am pleased and encouraged to see our government talking to the Cubans about health. -Sefita Hao'uli
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Monday 13 October 2008
Geneva, Switzerland
More than 75% of people suffering from mental disorders in the developing world receive no treatment or care. A new WHO programme launched today, on World Mental Health Day 2008 highlights the huge treatment gap for a number of mental, neurological and substance use disorders. Across Africa for example, nine out of ten people suffering from epilepsy go untreated, unable to access simple and inexpensive anticonvulsant drugs which cost less than US$5 a year per person.
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Wednesday 1 October 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Tongan Breast Cancer Society Inc. launched 'Breast Cancer Awareness Month' today with a colourful display of pink ribbons and t-shirts, the international symbol of breast cancer awareness, at a morning coffee event at the Steak and Rock Restaurant in central Nuku'alofa.
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Sunday 29 June 2008
Geneva, Switzerland
The 31st Session of the Codex Alimentarius Commission holds its annual meeting in Geneva from June 30 to July 4.
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Sunday 1 June 2008
Geneva, Switzerland
The World Health Organization (WHO) today urged governments to protect the world's 1.8 billion young people by imposing a ban on all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship.
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Tuesday 26 February 2008
Geneva, Switzerland
Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) has been recorded at the highest rates ever, according to a new World Health Organization (WHO) report that presents findings from the largest survey to date on the scale of drug resistance in tuberculosis.
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Friday 16 March 2007
Port Vila, Vanuatu
"The Pacific has made valuable progress in the last few years in addressing HIV and AIDS, but more action-orientated initiatives are needed," said Dr Dennie Iniakwala, Section Head of the HIV and STI Section at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), speaking on the last day of the biennial Pacific Ministers of Health Meeting.
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Friday 16 March 2007
Port Vila, Vanuatu
Representatives of the Global Fund to fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria have travelled from Geneva to attend this year's Pacific Health Ministers' meeting in Port Vila, Vanuatu, from 12-15 March 2007.
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Wednesday 31 August 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Minister of Health outlined salary rises that had been given to 823 of his staff, including 49-100% for lower levels, while some People's Representatives were still calling for a return to the old salary scale. From the House, by Pesi Fonua.
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Friday 15 October 2004
Taupo, New Zealand
I would like to share with your readers about the consequences of a lack of mental health services in Tonga, and lack of awareness of mental health issues by Tongan people. - Rachel Williams
Monday 11 October 2004
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Further to the Parliamentary discussions held over the past few days with regard to diapers and other hazardous waste we would like to point out to the people of Tonga what we as a commercial sector business are doing. -v Roger and Lee Miller
Wednesday 29 September 2004
Robinvale, Australia
I would like to see anything about the health of the people in Tonga or something to promote health. - Hiki Holani
Saturday 30 November 2002

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
Feeling it, living it and loving it, was the catchline, for Tonga’s second Aerobics Extravaganza, held in September. From Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 17, no. 3, November 2002.
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Tuesday 25 September 2001

Nuku‘alofa, Tonga
The Form 6 Sport Fitness and Health Class in Nuku‘alofa will soon be sitting their Pacific Senior Secondary Certificate, the first Pacific Island class to sit an exercise-related exam. From Matangi Tonga Magazine, Vol. 16, no. 2, September 2001.
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