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Vessels violate virus entry restrictions

Vessels violate virus entry restrictions

The Ministry of Health called for cooperation among port-related staff after two inbound vessels, with the aid of Ports Authority officials, violated established screening procedures for measles and coronavirus. In a memo Monday, Health Secretary Jack Niedenthal reminded Ministry of T&C, Ports Authority, RMI shipping agents and pilots who captain vessels into port that “we […]

RMI eases dengue travel ban

RMI eases dengue travel ban

The government-imposed outer islands travel ban is being ended in stages. Arno, Mili, Namu and Lib have had their travel bans lifted, and Ailinlaplap will be next. These developments are happening in line with the Ministry of Health training health assistants on these islands to diagnose and treat dengue in case it develops. The RMI […]

Residents line up for shots

Residents line up for shots

EVE BURNS MALGov and Ministry of Health joined forces last Saturday and opened two stations to give vaccines to people of Laura and Woja villages. Both stations generated a good turnout of residents, as hundreds of people showed up to get immunization for the flu and measles. Jeirok Councilman Jina David and the nurses worked […]

RMI dengue cases keep rising

RMI dengue cases keep rising

GIFF JOHNSON In response to the first laboratory-confirmed case of dengue fever in Majuro last Friday, the Ministry of Health and Human Services late Friday curtailed passenger travel to remote outer islands. The government is attempting to prevent the spread of the virus to outer islands by halting air and ship passenger travel. “The goal […]

Shoutout to RMI nurses

Shoutout to RMI nurses

Nurses’ Week in the RMI kicked off Tuesday at the Ministry of Health in Majuro with a ceremony honoring our important health care providers. Numerous VIPs, including Health Minister Kalani Kaneko, Speaker Kenneth Kedi, elected leaders, US Ambassador Karen Stewart, and Taiwan Ambassador Jeffery Hsiao, joined in the festive occasion. The theme for this week’s […]

Radiology wins health competition

Radiology wins health competition

It was judgment day for the hospital last Friday, as stated in a press release from the desk of the Ministry of Health and Human Services Secretary Julia Alfred — well, a jolly judgment day. “For the very first time in history, the leadership of MOHH organized a 2017 department Christmas competition,” Alfred said. “The […]