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MIEPI spearheads key student survey

MIEPI spearheads key student survey

HILARY HOSIA Marshall Islands Epidemiology and Prevention Initiatives (MIEPI) have been spearheading the Rapid High School Survey to determine the percentage of students who have risk factors for development of diseases like diabetes, cancer, chronic lung disease, heart attacks and strokes. The ongoing survey, which started in January this year, is a short questionnaire designed […]

Lib moves into high gear

Lib moves into high gear

HILARY HOSIA By the time of this publication, Lib Parliament Member Joe Bejang and a unique group of go-getters have begun working on “operation Lib safe passage.” The team, which includes the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), Land and Survey Division from the Ministry of Works, Infrastructure and Utilities, National Telecommunications Authority (NTA) and Marshall Islands […]

Ports activity sees people quarantined

Ports activity sees people quarantined

After last Friday’s COW session at Nitijela, which partly addressed concern about a proposed, then cancelled, Nauru Airlines flight to repatriate Marshallese student from Fiji, a Nauru Airlines flight did come to Majuro Friday morning. That flight, however, had no passengers and was only picking up a few LDS church missionaries and Australian citizens for […]

LDS missionaries return to US

LDS missionaries return to US

GIFF JOHNSON  A large group of missionaries from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) departed the Marshall Islands and Kiribati Saturday on a specially chartered Fiji Airways aircraft — a response to the coronavirus pandemic sweeping the world. Approximately 50 LDS missionaries boarded the flight in Majuro, which followed a similar number […]

Ventilators arrive, more Covid-19 supplies on the way

Ventilators arrive, more Covid-19 supplies on the way

Ten new ventilators for Majuro and Ebeye hospitals arrived earlier this week, and a big load of Covid-19 health supplies are expected to be delivered Thursday afternoon this week. These are part of the Ministry of Health and Human Services push over the past two months to obtain supplies and equipment needed for dealing with […]

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