Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Samoa Awaits Test Results for Swabs Sent to New Zealand

Sat 21st November 2020. The Government Press Secretariat has issued a short statement at 5.22pm today, to say that consolidated swab tests results for...

Cabinet Directs Closure of Schools to Combat the Spread of Measles

The CEO of the Ministry of Education Sports and Culture Afamasaga Dr. Karoline Afamasaga-Fuata'i has announced that they have received cabinet approval for the closure of schools...

‘Give Alofa’ Project Distributes Reusable Menstral Pads for Girls in Samoa

By PCV Anika and PCV Len. Glow Samoa. A new international partnership was recently formed between GLOW Samoa and 'Give Alofa' of Utah, USA. The project...

Family at Toamua Set and Waiting to be Immunised

One year old Folasa Logi is waiting with her three year old cousin Christian Leiataua and their aunties outside their home in Toamua, Faleata...

Death Toll Reaches 70 for Samoa Measles Outbreak

The National Emergency Operation Centre has iasued Update No.23 this morning confirming another 2 measles related deaths to take the death toll to 70. Despite...

COVID-19 Recovery Must Deliver Universal Health Insurance, Safety Nets and Affordable...

Governments must dramatically overhaul policies and invest in public health, economic stimulus, and social safety nets, to help countries recover faster from the COVID-19...

Drinking two or more diet beverages a day linked to high...

(CNN)More bad news for diet soda lovers: Drinking two or more of any kind of artificially sweetened drinks a day is linked to an increased...

Measles Infected Babies Fight for their Lives in ICU

The death toll of suspected measles-related deaths is around 14 according to public health practitioners but this could soon rise as babies fight for...

Travel Advisory for Samoa: Update 26 Jan 2020

UPDATE: 26 January 2020.  All travellers Entering Samoa are advised to take note of the following requirements: A Special Health Declaration Form is now required...

Methodist Church Makes a Donation worth $107,362.33 to help combat...

GOVT PRESS SECRETARIAT; Over $100,000 tala not including hospital beds, pillows and sheets have been donated by the Methodist Church of Samoa to assist...

Court to Set Urgent Hearing Date, AG Ordered to File Responses...

An urgent hearing date is to be set in the next two weeks for the civil claim by former Parliamentarians Olo Afoa Fiti Va’ai...