Jack Niedenthal

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 […]

More Covid vaccines hit RMI

More Covid vaccines hit RMI

Since the rollout of Covid vaccinations in RMI shortly before the New Year, the Ministry of Health and Human Services has vaccinated 612 healthcare workers and other “front line” employees. Meantime, the RMI’s Covid vaccination program for the public will soon be moving into high-gear, with the arrival in Majuro of 6,000 doses of the […]

RMI launches Covid vaccines

RMI launches Covid vaccines

GIFF JOHNSONThe Marshall Islands became the first independent nation in the Pacific region to begin Covid-19 vaccinations as a group of high-ranking Marshall Islands leaders joined with Ministry of Health doctors and nurses to be the first to receive the United States government-provided vaccines on Tuesday.The US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) delivered to Majuro […]

RMI gears for Covid vaccines

GIFF JOHNSONThe first batch of Covid-19 vaccines are scheduled to arrive within the next week, possibly as early as this weekend, according to RMI officials.The United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is providing an initial delivery of the Moderna-developed vaccine to the RMI, Federated States of Micronesia and Palau.The RMI Cabinet, Ministry of Health […]

Peace Corps ends in the RMI

Peace Corps ends in the RMI

Journal 12/6/1983 P1 1st annual judiciary report The first annual report of the Judiciary of the Marshall Islands is out with a glowing report  for the most part and recommendations for financial independence of the court. During the March 1982-March 1983 period, there were 260 cases filed in the court, 235 of which were civil […]

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