Saturday, August 13, 2022

Measles Takes the Life of 43 Year Old Father at Christmas

Christmas Day, 2019 Press Release No.39. The most recent Pess Statement from the National Emergency Operation Centre issued at 11am this morning confirms that...

Samoa Measles Crisis Eases as Christmas Approaches

As Christmas approaches, the death toll remains at 79 and there have been only 28 newly recorded cases in the last 24 hours. There are...

Japan Sends a Second ‘Infectious Diseases Response Team’ to Help Samoa’s...

The second team of the Japan Disaster Relief Infectious Diseases Response Team arrived in Samoa last Saturday to join the fight against the measles...

One More Life Lost as Death Toll Edges to 76 in...

Press Release No. 32 Wed 18 December 2019.  The Samoa Measles Outbreak death toll edges to 76 as Samoa loses another child under 5...

1 Fatality, Only 57 New Cases in Upolu – None in...

The latest measles outbreak has slowed with only 57 recorded in the last 24 hours for Upolu, and no new cases for Savai’i. Press Statement...

PM Directs Ministry of Health to Prioritise Post Mortems of Children

The Prime Minister has directed the Health Minsitry to prioritise arrangements for a pathologist to come from New Zealand for post mortems that the...

Faatonu le Matagaluega o Soifua Maloloina e Vave Aumai se Fomai...

Sa faamautu mai e le Alii Palemia o Samoa Susuga Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi ua maea ona faatonuina le Matagaluega o le Soifua Maloloina ina...

Tulai Mai Niu Sila o se Uo Mamae a Samoa e...

Na faailoa e Vaovasamanaia Winston Peters o le Sui Palemai o le malo o Nu Sila o ia foi o le Minisita o le...

New Zealand Commits Longer Term Support for Samoa’s Health Service

Foreign Minister Vaovasamanaia Winston Peters today announced further support for Samoa’s longer term needs as it continues to respond to a devastating measles epidemic...

Samoa Measles Death Toll and Recorded Cases Show Signs of Slowing

1.30pm Thursday 12 December 2019, UPDATE ON THE MEASLES OUTBREAK The latest report issued this afternoon by Samoa's Ministry of Health confirms only 75 recorded...