People aged 18-years-old and above in Tonga can now register with the Ministry of Health to receive the COVID-19 AstraZeneca-Oxford vaccine.
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Tuesday 13 April 2021
Tuesday 26 January 2021
The European Union has contributed EUR€20 million as part of an agreement signed yesterday, to help health sectors across Pacific Island countries (including Tonga) respond to CoViD-19. “It comes at a time when PICs are preparing for the arrival of the first allocations of COVID-19 vaccines which are expected in the coming months,” said World Health Organization’s Director of Pacific Technical Support Dr Corinne Capuano.
Thursday 31 October 2019
The Ministry of Health has confirmed 107 people have been confirmed or suspected to have contracted measles as at 28 October in Tonga with mild symptoms. An extra 2500 doses of MR vaccinations have arrived in Tonga on 29 October to top up stock levels. Measles is highly infectious.
Wednesday 21 March 2018
Discussions around the overall health and safety of Pacific Islands impacted by extreme weather events induced by climate change were discussed at a World Health Organization (WHO) meeting last week over two days on 15 and 16 March in Suva, Fiji.