Jack Niedenthal

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 […]

RMI repatriation moves ahead

RMI repatriation moves ahead

Deputy Chief Secretary Abacca Anjain-Maddison, Deputy Health Secretary Mailynn Konelios-Lang and Public Health Director Dr. Frank Underwood led a public briefing last Friday about the government’s plan for repatriating Marshallese stranded outside RMI, starting with a group of 27 people scheduled to arrive this Saturday. As repatriation moves into gear, some RMI residents and leaders […]

Pink Tea Party a hit

Pink Tea Party a hit

A big turnout of people, replete with creative handicraft-style hats and snazzy outfits, highlighted last week’s Third Annual Breast Cancer Pink Tea Party held at RRE’s Tide Table. Over 100 people packed into the restaurant for the breast cancer awareness program that included music, dancing, speeches, door prizes, a photo booth and high spirits. WUTMI […]

Uptick in dengue cases

Uptick in dengue cases

GIFF JOHNSON An emergency medical situation the first week of September involving a patient from Mili Atoll with dengue fever has increased concern at the Ministry of Health and Human Services about a possible resurgence of the illness on the outer islands — in line with an uptick of cases in Majuro in recent weeks. […]

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