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WOMENS CHALLENGE- The upside of slipping up

16 November, 2010 - 3:44 pm in Health

Story & Photos by Tania Ahmed, Samoa Red Cross, Australian Youth Ambassador for Development With wet season in full force there are hardly any days without rain and steamy temperatures. When the first streaks of rain break a clear day and you start to…

Sharing Womens’ Weight of Getting Healthy

11 November, 2010 - 4:12 pm in Health

Story & photo by Tania Ahmed, Samoa Red Cross APIA: 11 Nov 2010: Making a commitment to losing weight and getting healthy can be like a roller coaster…

OUM hosts three high level international delegations

28 June, 2010 - 11:29 pm in Health

The Vice Chancellor of the Apia based Oceania University of Medicine (OUM), Professor Surindar Cheema is hosting three (3) sets of visitors to its Samoa…

124 confirmed cases of Swine Flu

13 August, 2009 - 2:37 pm in Health

APIA: 13 August 2009 - The number of laboratory confirmed cases of the H1N1 pandemic now stands at one hundred and twenty four. The latest update from the Ministry of Health says that three more batches have been received from the ESR laboratory in Wellington,…

4 pregnant mothers in isolation for H1N1

5 August, 2009 - 2:34 pm in Health

by Lance Polu APIA: 5 August 2009 - The Ministry of Health has set up a special clinic that isolates pregnant mothers as the confirmed cases with H1N1 virus reaches 90. So far, four pregnant mothers are being isolated at the clinic as medical advice identifies…