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Rabi islanders look for economic opportunities

Fiji News 17:03 Yesterday





Islanders in Rabi

Taken from/By: FBC News

Report by: Epeli Tukuwasa

The people of Rabi are looking forward to more economic opportunities following government investments on the island.

Three major developments projects were recently commissioned by the Prime…

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Added by Stacey King on March 24, 2013 at 1:39pm — No Comments

First time for Rabi women

FIJI TIMES ONLINE Dawn Gibson Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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Facility hoped to curb Rabi growing TB cases

Fijilive Copyright 2013 © Fijilive.com/52811

The people of Rabi will no longer need to leave their homes for TB treatment in Suva and Labasa following the opening of their refurbished health centre by Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today. And with the facility recognized as a Directly Observed Treatment Short course center or DOTS, means that people in Rabi can readily access TB services for free.…

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Added by Stacey King on March 19, 2013 at 6:48pm — No Comments

Bio fuel for Rabi

Luke Rawalai

Sunday, March 17, 2013

THE people of Rabi are trying to uphold the Secretariat of the Pacific Communities' (SPC) dream of replacing normal fuel with biofuel by 30 per cent in the year 2015.

Rabi Council of Leaders director Marlie Rota said they had previously approached the Ministry of Energy for advice.

"We are closely working with the ministry as per the vision of SPC to replace…

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Banaban - 18 year-old Nigel Christopher chases dream right to Georgia

13:36 Yesterday

Taken from/By: FBC News

Report by: Elenoa Turagaiviu

An 18 year-old student is chasing his childhood dream, to walk in his grandfather’s footsteps.

Nigel Etuate Christopher’s grandfather was the first doctor on Rabi Island.

Today, Christoher was given that chance, after he was handed air tickets and allowance to study for six years in Georgia.

The…

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PM opens refurbished Rabi health center

FijiVillage.com Publish date/time: 13/03/2013 [16:58]





PM Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama with a baby at the Rabi health center

 

Good news for residents of Rabi as the newly refurbished health centre will allow people to access tuberculosis services for free.



While opening the health center this morning, Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama said their experts have warned that if TB is not…

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Added by Stacey King on March 14, 2013 at 9:55am — No Comments

Boost to fisheries on Rabi Island Fiji

FIJI TIMES  Luke Rawalai Thursday, March 14, 2013

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TB wipeout threat for Banaban population on Rabi

Luke Rawalai Thursday, March 14, 2013

TUBERCULOSIS is threatening to wipe out the population of Rabi Island in a few years.

As such, the government is moving decisively to address the crisis by upgrading the Rabi Health Centre and providing it with equipment and services it needs to fulfil the needs of the people.

Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama said Rabi was one of the priorities of the Ministry of Health in its efforts…

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NO MORE LONG TRAVELS FOR RABI VILLAGERS

The Jet Fiji Community Newspaper  Posted by: Posted date: March 13, 2013 In: Government,…

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