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Samoa Cancer Society gets grant for its ‘VAVE’ National Campaign

23 February, 2017 - 12:09 pm in Community, Health, Latest News, Local News

  Treasurer Lemauga Hobart Va'ai signing the contract on behalf of the Samoa Cancer Society APIA, SAMOA – THURSDAY 23 FEBRUARY 2017: The Samoa Cancer Society has been successful in obtaining SAT 200,000 CSSP grant funding for a one-year period to implement…

Minamata Convention Implementation to address Mercury toxicity in Samoa

8 February, 2017 - 4:31 pm in Community, Environment, Health, Latest News, Local News

The mercury in the electronic waste such as these are a major source that will affect the water systems, environment and human health BY Enender Kaiono…

China donation to improve medical technology in Samoa

7 February, 2017 - 2:39 pm in Community, Health, Latest News, Local News, Technology

  China’s Ambassador Wang Xuefeng and Minister for Health Tuitama Dr. Leao Talalelei Tuitama signing the handover letters BY Enender Kaiono APIA…

Samoa Cancer Society welcomes new report on Tobacco Control

13 January, 2017 - 11:01 pm in Community, Government, Health, Latest News

APIA, SAMOA - FRIDAY 13 JANUARY 2017: The Samoa Cancer Society (SCS) welcomes the new report “The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control” by the U.S. National Cancer Institute (NCI) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The report finds that tobacco…

Samoan children encouraged to chew on sugarcanes to avoid diabetes

1 December, 2016 - 5:50 am in Community, Education, Government, Health, People

  Samoan school children who took part in the Sugar Crush Program launch today with the Minister of Health and the representative of the US Embassy.  BY Tu’u’u Pelepesite APIA, SAMOA – WEDNESDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2016:  Prime Minister Tuilaepa Lupesoliai…