Jack Niedenthal

Majuro sets vaccine pace

Majuro sets vaccine pace

The Ministry of Health and Human Services administered 757 Covid vaccines for commercial fishing crews that use Majuro for transshipment from June through the end of August. The vaccine program for fishermen was halted for two months after the initial rollout in June so Public Health nurses could focus on vaccinating outer island residents. The […]

Two treated in Covid ICU

Two treated in Covid ICU

GIFF JOHNSON President David Kabua and his party of six became the first people in 15 months to get off a United Airlines flight in Majuro and go into quarantine at the Arrak facility when they did so this past Tuesday.The last group to come in by a United flight was Xavier High School students […]

Youth dive into film world

Youth dive into film world

WILMER JOEL Jo-Jikum is behind a two-week digital storytelling workshop for high school students at the College of the Marshall Islands that wraps up Friday.Facilitating this workshop are Kathy Jetnil Jetnil-Kijiner, Rosenet Timius and Jobod Silk, while instructing the workshop are freelance photographer/filmmaker Chewy Lin and CMI Media Club Member Kattil Kendall. A total of […]

Mental health gets boost

Mental health gets boost

The recent groundbreaking for the RMI’s first-ever Human Services stress ward and crisis unit moves plans from the drawing board to the action stage. Asian Development Bank and RMI Covid funds are supporting the new facility, putting priority on a long-neglected area of health in the Marshall Islands. “The biggest struggle for mental health was […]

Jack offers tips to R&R

Jack offers tips to R&R

Microwave Films legend and Director Jack Niedenthal met with rising film directors, producers, cast and crew of Ralik and Ratak Films (R&R) at Aliang restaurant late last month. The R&R production team has been working on their upcoming feature film “Jouj eo mour eo lej mej eo” for over a year now. The group asked […]

Getting ready for elections

Getting ready for elections

Journal 5/23/1986 P1 Judge to police: Clean up your act The High Court put the police department on notice that it better get its act together or face severe penalties. Chief Justice AD Tennekone’s sharp criticism was triggered by what he said has been a consistent pattern of police being unable to get prisoners to […]

Daughter takes on father’s spirit

Daughter takes on father’s spirit

“I solemnly pledge to dedicate my life to the service of humanity. The health and well-being of my patient will be my first consideration.” Surrounded by Health Minister Bruce Bilimon, Majuro hospital doctors and staff, and family, Dr. Ethel Briand, the daughter of late Dr. Kennar Briand, read out the Hippocratic oath, becoming the youngest […]

MOHHS ramps up Covid outreach

MOHHS ramps up Covid outreach

The Ministry of Health ramped up delivery of the first Covid vaccines to Majuro residents when it started its house-to-house outreach program last week Wednesday. In the days leading up to this launch of outreach vaccinations, between 100 and 200 people were being vaccinated most days. Wednesday began outreach starting from the Alwal area of […]

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