Tuesday, August 4, 2020

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...

Measles Death Toll Climbs to 53

NATIONAL EMERGENCY OPERATION CENTRE: (PRESS RELEASE 16) December 2, 2019 UPDATE ON THE MEASLES OUTBREAK The Ministry of Health confirms a total of 3,728 measles cases...

New Zealand Records First COVID-19 Death, 21 Medical Staff in Self-Isolation

29 March 2019, Aotearoa.  The New Zealand Ministry of Health has confirmed the country's first death linked to COVID-19 early this morning. A woman in...

Bank South Pacific Joins Efforts Against Measles Epidemic

Bank South Pacific (BSP) in collaboration with the Samoa Chamber of Commerce has donated cash and in-kind supplies worth more than $60,000 to the...

State of Emergency Orders amended

GOVT PRESS SECRETARIAT; Additional State of Emergency Orders were signed into law this afternoon by His Highness the Head of State, Afioga Tuimaleali’ifano Va’aletoa...

Cancer is a B!$%£€ and this is Part of My Story

Today is World Cancer Day. I lost my Mum to cancer so I thought I would write about her. I don’t think I have ever...

Mobile Vaccination Team No.56 to the Rescue

Over 100 teams were dispatched during the 2 day door to door national vaccination campaign to help contain the spread of the measles outbreak...

Director of Health Says Human Error Caused the Death of Two...

2 April, 2019 Apia Samoa. The Director General of Health Leausa Dr Take Naseri says investigations into an incident that claimed the lives of...

History’s verdict on Trump will be devastating

In a crisis, all is revealed. After a lifetime devoted to avoiding responsibility and accountability -- for his lies, his deceptions, his hype, and his...

New Zealand to send 3,000 MMR Vaccines and 12 Nurses

New Zealand Foreign Minister Hon Winston Peters has announced that at the request of the Samoan Government, New Zealand will be providing additional support...

Man Throws Rock Through Front Door of Samoa Police Headquarters

  03 August 2020 Apia Samoa. The front door of the Samoa police headquarters was damaged by a rock over the weekend, that was thrown...