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Monday 1 April 2019

Brisbane, Australia
The Ear-Nose-Throat (ENT) section at Vaiola Hospital will benefit from a Zeiss Microscope that was donated by Brisbane members of the Royal Australasian College of Surgeons (RACS) under their Pacific Islands Project program.
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Thursday 14 February 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Free medical services by Chinese medical teams are being provided in Nuku’alofa, under a two-year volunteer program that began last year. By Eleanor Gee
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Thursday 3 January 2019

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
New Year’s Day welcomed four babies in Tongatapu and Vava'u, with the first born just 20 minutes after midnight at the capital's Vaiola Hospital. A healthy baby boy named Kevin Joseph Toke, from Ha‘ateiho, weighed 3.4kg. Kevin was among an estimated 740 babies to be born in the Pacific islands on New Year's Day.
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Tuesday 11 September 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A 25-year-old woman is in Vaiola Hospital after sustaining serious injuries when she was hit by a vehicle while walking in Havelu on Sunday morning, September 9.
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Wednesday 8 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A new biochemistry analyser that will allow medical tests to be done in Tonga instead of being sent overseas was received at the laboratory in Vaiola Hospital, on Monday August 6.
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Tuesday 7 August 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Student nurses from the University of Sydney and the University of Canberra are undertaking professional placements at Vaiola Hospital and village clinics in Tonga as part of Australia’s New Colombo Plan.
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Wednesday 13 June 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A gift of new medical equipment and materials from Dongguan City in China were handed over to Vaiola Hospital in Nuku'alofa on June 12.
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Friday 23 February 2018

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Two severely injured cyclone victims remain stable in Vaiola Hospital today. A man, 'Ofila Havea, suffered a severe spinal injury at Popua, and a woman, Ying Wang, sustained severe head injuries at Ma'ufanga, during Tropical Cyclone Gita on the night of February 12.
Monday 8 January 2018
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's Prime Minister Hon. 'Akilisi Pohiva was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit at Vaiola Hospital today. No statement on his condition has been issued by the Prime Minister's Office, but medical authorities report that his condition is stable this evening. A medical evacuation to Auckland planned for today was cancelled.
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Monday 3 April 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
An ambulance and biomedical equipment with training valued at AUD$70,000 was handed over to the Ministry of Health by the Rotary Club recently.
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Friday 27 January 2017

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A medical team from Interplast Australia and New Zealand will be working at Vaiola Hospital on February 16-23 to carry out plastic and reconstructive surgery as well as training.
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Tuesday 13 December 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A young Tongan Santa Claus in full suit and snowy white beard, visited sick children in Vaiola Hospital's Paediatric Ward today and handed out presents with a friendly smile.
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Thursday 22 September 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Australian Government is providing an additional funding of AUD$3.2 million dollars to support health services in Tonga, to be more inclusive of people with disabilities, Australia's visiting Minister of International Development and the Pacific, Senator Hon Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, announced today at Vaiola Hospital, Nuku'alofa.
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Thursday 18 August 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Visiting medical experts from Guangdong, China have been working together with Tongan doctors to provide medical service to the locals in Vaiola Hospital from 15-17 August.
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Tuesday 10 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In just two days, today and yesterday, a total of 328 confirmed cases of conjunctivitus (pink eye) have been reported to Vaiola Hospital in Nuku'alofa, as the number of cases continues to rise.
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Monday 9 May 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A conjunctivitis (pink eye) outbreak in Tongatapu, has seen 135 people flocking to Vaiola Hospital this morning with confirmed symptoms of the virulent eye infection. In the last five weeks the hospital has registered more cases of conjunctivitis than for the whole of 2015.
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Tuesday 1 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
On 29 February, Tongatapu produced all of Tonga’s 2016 Leap Year babies, with the arrivals of four boys and five girls, known as "leaplings" because they will have their real birthday only every four years. Photos by Linny Folau
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Thursday 4 February 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Medical equipment worth nearly $1 million pa’anga, including incubators and mobile xray units to support improved health services at Vaiola Hospital, was handed over by the Japanese Ambassador HE Mr Yukio Numata, on Thursday 4 February.
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Friday 27 November 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A specialist urology team from Australia with local health staff provided free diagnostic and treatment services at Vaiola Hospital from November 17-23.
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Thursday 15 October 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Vaiola Hospital received specialised equipment and furniture as well as funding support for a heart program from the King and Queen, this afternoon during a special visit by HM Queen Nanasipau‘u to the children's ward.
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