Professor Rajat Gyaneshwar; MBBS, FRANZCOG, MH EdM
Rajat was born and bred in Labasa, Fiji. Educated at St Mary’s, All Saints and Marist Brothers High School in Fiji. Graduated in Medicine from UNSW. After working in Fiji at CWM, Lautoka and Sigatoka hospital went for postgraduate studies in Sydney, becoming a specialist in O&G. Proceeded to UK for further training and experience, returning to Fiji to work as a specialist at CWM, as acting Dean of Fiji School of Medicine when after the 1st military coup he resigned and worked in Sydney till 2010. He has worked in senior clinical and administrative capacities and was a conjoint associate professor in Sydney. He has done several international consultancies for the WHO, UNPFA and other international bodies. He served on the NSW medical board for several years and has been an examiner for Australian Medical Council and RANZCOG. He is married to Dr Swaran Naidu and has a grown-up family.
Dr Swaran Naidu DSM, Dip Obs, FRANZCOG
Swaran was born in Lautoka, Fiji and attended Drasa Indian, Lovu Sangam, Tuvu Indian School and Natabua High School. She graduated from the Fiji School of Medicine in 1978 and worked at CWM Hospital, Raiwaqa Health Centre and Lautoka Hospital. She went to Wellington Women’s Hospital on WHO Fellowship to do her Diploma in O&G. For postgraduate training, she was in National Women’s Hospital in Auckland and then at Royal Hospital for Women in Sydney. She has a research background in Menopause and has been a speaker at international meetings. She has been a consultant of O&G at Royal Hospital for Women and has been actively involved in the training of undergraduates and post graduates. She has been an examiner for Australian Medical Council.
Dr. Swaran also worked as an Associate Professor for Fiji National University from 2011 to 2017.
She is the medical director of VSHC with interests in women's health and empowerment of women. Swaran is married with adult children.
Dr Tima, Medical Office In Charge.
She hails from the beautiful island of Gau in the Lomaiviti. Went to Namaka public school and later donned that white uniform of Natabua high school from the year 2005-2008 . Then did foundation study in USP in 2009 . Then spent six years of her life in FSM from 2010 and finally graduated in 2015 with bachelor in medicine and bachelor in surgery.
Manita Krishna, Clinic Nurse (Ministry of Health and Medical Services)
Manita graduated her Diploma in Nursing in 2014 from the College of Nursing, Medicine and Health Science. She has since completed a 1 year internship at Lautoka hospital where she gained clinical experience practicing as a Registered Nurse. Manita commenced working at Viseisei Sai Health Centre (VSHC) in June 2016 as a Clinic Nurse.
Shivani Siwan, Clinic Nurse (Ministry of Health and Medical Services)
Shivani completed her secondary education at Natabua High School in 2010. She went on to study Nursing at Fiji School of Nursing and graduated in 2013. Since graduation she has worked as a general medical and surgical nurse before commencing with Viseisei Sai Health Centre in March 2016.
Josephine Tuliga, Nurse Practitioner (Ministry of Health and Medical Services)
Josie completed her Diploma of Nursing in 2000 at the Fiji School of Nursing. She went on to complete her internship at Labasa Hospital where she rotated through general medicine, surgical, emergency, paediatric, and obstetrics and gynaecology. After her internship, she worked primarily in neonatal intensive care. In 2016, she completed her Nurse Practitioner Post Graduate Diploma. She commenced working at Viseisei Sai Health Centre in August 2017 as a Nurse Practitioner under the Ministry of Health and Medical Services. Josie also completed her Post Graduate Certificate in Public Health in 2013 and is currently pursuing her Post Graduate Diploma in Public Health through the Fiji National University.
Shomal Srishtika, Clinic Nurse (Ministry of Health and Medical Services)
Shomal completed her secondary education at Natabua High School in 2011. She went on to study Nursing through the Fiji School of Nursing and graduated in 2014. Since graduation she has worked in General Nursing, completing her internship at Lautoka Hospital. Shomal commenced working at Viseisei Sai Health Centre in June 2016.
Diakisi Daivalu, Trust Nurse
Diakisi started her nursing career in 1979 after graduating with her Certificate in Nursing Science from the Fiji School of Nursing. She has been employed by the Fiji Ministry of Health since graduating and worked as a Staff Nurse from 1976 - 2000. Over the years she has moved up the nursing hierarchy attaining Post Training in Nursing Management, Midwifery, General Nursing, Obstetrics, Public Health, Psychiatry and Pediatrics. From 2000 - 2001 she served as a NU05 nurse and as a NU04 nurse from 2001 - 2012. In 2009 she graduated with her Bachelors in Nursing Science from James Cook University. She retired in 2012 and since then has been with the Viseisei Sai Health Clinic. Her current role is working as a Project Nurse for the Collective Community Ownership of Health and Social Issues (CCOHSI) Project.
Ashna Chand, Admin and Finance.
Ashna finished her high school at Swami Vivekananda College. She then did voluntary work at the Western Animal Clinic previously known as South Pacific Care for Animals (SPCA). Ashna joined the work force in 2013 at The First Landing Resort and Spa in the Accounts department as a trainee/attaché. She joined Viseisei Sai Health Centre in 2014 in Admin and Finance. She wishes to excel in the accounting and finance field further.
Mere Rosi Kirikirikulah, Receptionist.
Mere Rosi hails from the very beautiful island of Beqa. Before joining VSHC as a volunteer receptionist in mid November 2017, she was a volunteer Community Health Worker from the year 2013-2016. She attended Draiba Fijian School at primary level and Ratu Latianara Secondary School for secondary level. For tertiary level, she did foundation at FIT.
Roshni Devi, Data Entry Officer.
Roshni completed her Certificate in Accounting for Clerical Officers in 2001 and Accounting for Administrative Officers in 2012. She has held multiple positions as an Accounts and Payroll Officer, most recently working at Quality Knits Fiji Ltd (Groups) as an Administrative Manager. Roshni joined Viseisei Sai Health Centre as an Accounts Support/ Data Entry Officer in January, 2016 and is currently working as a Data Entry Officer for the Collective Community Ownership of Health and Social Issues (CCOHSI) Project.
Ishwar Chand (Sukkhu), Maintenance Gardener
Sukkhu and Lachman are two essential members of the VSHC team who cheerfully maintain the property and the gardens, which are a credit to them. They look after all the amenity gardens, vegetable gardens and general maintenance of the buildings and equipment.