Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Health Director Confirms Samoa is Still COVID-19 Free

  18 July 2020, Apia Samoa. Health Director Leausa Take Naseri has allayed fears that Samoa has a suspected case of coronavirus after the re-sharing ...

Shifting Blame Onto the Victim Lets Abusers off the Hook –...

  Apia, 9 July 2020–The Ombudsman and head of the National Human Rights Institute (NHRI) of Samoa, Maiava Iulai Toma has responded to an example...

Canada Fund Supports Digital Training for Volunteer Cancer Champions 

  Ten Volunteer Cancer Champions (VCCs) will undergo a digital knowledge and skill capacity building training on the delivery and demonstration of ‘Healthy eating for...

New Zealand: All Active COVID-19 Cases in Managed Isolation, No New...

Media release, Cases as at 9am 05 July 2020 NZ NZ Ministry of Health.  Today there are three new cases of COVID-19 to report in...

USA Records a Single-Day High of Over 57,000 Coronavirus Cases

  The United States yesterday registered a record single-day high of 57,497 new coronavirus cases and Dr Anthony Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert,...

Prime Minister Ardern says, “Thank You New Zealand” as nation declares...

  New Zealand has moved to level one, the lowest of a four-tier alert system in a COVID-19 response that has been hailed as the...

Home Quarantine Option Granted Under Strict Prescribed Conditions

  The most recent State of Emergency (SOE) Orders gives a home quarantine option for repatriated residents, which the Director General of Health says is...

Young Girl from Savaii Dies of Severe Complex Heart Condition

  Penina Sapu may have lived with an undiagnosed complex heart condition all her life; because treatment was never sought until she collapsed at home...

New Zealand Nurses Send Essential Supplies for Gastric Cancer Patients

  Samoa's gastric cancer patients who rely on colostomy bags for quality of life after ostomy operations have been blessed by the assistance of Stomal...

Samoa and Most of the Pacific Remain COVID-19 Free

  Samoa remains COVID-19 free to date, alongside Pacific neighbours Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Tonga, Tuvalu, Nauru, FSM, Palau, Kiribati and Marshall Islands. As of 08 May...

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...