Although there are only two HIV positive persons who are currently receiving treatment in Tonga, the Ministry of Health is concerned with the increasing number of people who have tested positive with Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs).
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Wednesday 26 March 2014
The Tongan Parliament Whole House Committee passed the Nurse Bill on 26 March, to allow practiced nurses to prescribe medication for patients.
Wednesday 5 March 2014
“Foul” is the only way to describe a container-load of around 10 tonnes of rotten chicken, dumped onto a picnic spot on Tongatapu’s scenic Hufangalupe coastline last week. The maggoty mess has disgusted locals and remained a stinking issue this morning.
Thursday 21 June 2012
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.
Sunday 20 December 1998
A survey conducted by the Diabetic Clinic of Vaiola Hospital recently could prove that Tongans are more at risk of developing Diabetes and heart disease than other people. Matangi Tonga Magazine Vol. 13, no. 4, December 1998.