Editorial comment – The NCD factor

Republic of Fiji Military Forces Private Salesi Rakida and Private Titilia Marama with a case of of hybrid guava during the 2019 Agriculture Show at Valelevu Grounds yesterday. Fiji's National Adviser on NCDs Dr Isimeli Tukana believes part of the four million trees planted through the 4 Million Trees in 4 Years program should be fruits and orchids. Picture: JONA KONATACI

NON-communicable diseases have become big news these days for many reasons. Around 38 million people die from NCDs across the world. Minister for Health and Medical Services Dr Iferemi Waqainabete is on record, suggesting Fiji was not alone in the fight against NCDs. Dr Waqainabete said three quarters of deaths around the world occurred in […]

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