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VSHC 16 Days of Activism

2017.12.14 Categories: Collective Community Ownership of Health and Social Issues, VSHC Activities

     VSHC 16 Days of Activism | 8th December 2017 Stakeholder Event The 16 days of Activism event was Organised by the VSHC CCOHSI Team with the assistance of the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation. Other Stakeholders: Ministry of Youth and Sports, Ministry of Health and Medical Services, Empower Pacific, Fiji Police Force. Number of attendees: Approximately 200. Between the 25th of November and the 10th of December the United Nations has set aside 16 Days for Activism towards elimination of Violence Against Women. To mark this… Read more >>

Young Mothers Project – Ba Series (Phase 2/3

2017.11.13 Category: Young Mother's Project 2017

 VSHC / CCOHSI Facilitators Coordinator:    Lauren Toll (Community Health Promotion Officer/AVI Volunteer) Facilitators:         Mosese Baseisei (Project Manager) Seremaia Koroi (Health Promotion Officer) Presenting Stakeholders: Tulia Naivogo - Department of Women Nunia Tutaga - Department of Social Welfare Bauiame Bulilevuka - Department of Cooperatives Karunagaran Nair - Ministry of Youth and Sports Mohammed Razeen - Technical College of Fiji Praneshwar Ram - Technical College of Fiji Litiana Vunitokalau - National Employment Centre Apenisa Naceuceu - Births, Deaths and Marriages The second day of the Ba workshop on October… Read more >>

Young Mothers Project – Ba Series (Phase 1)

2017.11.11 Category: Young Mother's Project 2017

VSHC / CCOHSI Facilitators Coordinator: Lauren Toll (Community Health Promotion Officer) Facilitators: Mosese Baseisei (Project Manager) Amelia Ake (Project Nurse) Seremaia Koroi (Health Promotion Officer) Sr. Diakisi Daivalu (Project Nurse) Naina Rokocama (Social Worker) Chief Guest: Sr. Luisa Lotawa  - Sub-Divisional Health Sister The workshop was held on October 30th at the Ministry of Labour Office, Koronubu House, Ba and was attended by fifteen young mothers and five Community Health Workers. The first speaker was Chief Guest Sr. Luisa Lotawa (Sub-Divisional Health Sister). She encouraged the mothers to ‘live, love… Read more >>

Young Mothers Project – Tavua Series (Phase 2/3)

2017.10.21 Category: Young Mother's Project 2017

VSHC / CCOHSI Facilitators Coordinator: Lauren Toll (Community Health Promotion Officer/AVI Volunteer) Facilitators: Mosese Baseisei (Project Manager) Seremaia Koroi (Health Promotion Officer) Presenting Stakeholders Makereta Naisau - Department of Women Qoroniyasi Naitoqiniwa - Department of Social Welfare Rusieli Mua - Department of Cooperatives Bauiame Bulilevuka - Department of Cooperatives Kaminieli Matori - Ministry of Youth and Sports Mohammed Razeen - Technical College of Fiji M. Feroz - Technical College of Fiji. Litiana Vurutokalau - Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Internal Relations. Pensa Matai - Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Internal… Read more >>

Young Mothers Project – Tavua Series Part 1 (October 2nd 2017)

2017.10.20 Category: Young Mother's Project 2017

VSHC / CCOHSI Facilitators and Guests Coordinator: Lauren Toll - Community Health Promotion Officer Facilitators: Mosese Baseisei - Project Manager Dr. Swaran Naidu - VSHC Medical Director Amelia Ake - Nurse Seremaia Koroi - Health Promotion Officer Sr. Akisi Daivalu - Nurse Naina Rokocama - Social Worker Lauren Deakin - Public Health Communications Mentor Chief Guest: Dr. Vineet Chand - Sub Divisional Medical Officer, Tavua Attendees The workshop was attended by seventeen young mothers from four different communities, and two Community Health Workers (CHWs). The workshop commenced at 9am with… Read more >>

Farewell Nisha!

2017.10.05 Category: Collective Community Ownership of Health and Social Issues

Yesterday the Viseisei Sai Health Centre team said goodbye to one of CCOHSI team members, Nisha Khan. Nisha has been with VSHC, seconded from Empower Pacific (who are partners in the CCOHSI Project) since April 2016 working on the Collective Community Ownership of Health and Social Issues (CCOHSI) Project as a Counsellor and Social Worker. Nisha has been a key member of not only our CCOHSI team but has made a positive and lasting impact on the communities and individuals she has encountered through her work on the project. We… Read more >>

New Viseisei Sai Health Centre team members

2017.10.05

Viseisei Sai Health Centre would like to welcome both Josephine Tuliga and Nilshad Beevi to the VSHC family. Josephine, our new Nurse Practitioner, and Nilshad, our new receptionist, commenced working at VSHC in August 2017 alongside a rotating Medical Officer. Welcome to the VSHC family! Nilshad Beevi, Receptionist Josephine Tuliga, Nurse Practitioner Read more >>

Sathya Sai International Organisation Leaders visit to Viseisei Sai Health Centre, Fiji

2017.09.29 Category: VSHC Activities

Last week, Viseisei Sai Health Centre was privileged to be visited by three leaders in the Sathya Sai International Organisation who travelled to Fiji to attend the 2017 National Convention of Sathya Sai Service Organisation of Fiji. Neville Fredericks, Zone 3 Chair for Sathya Sai International Organisation, and his wife Jill, Dr. Anupom Ganguli, Co-Chair for the Sathya Sai International Organisation’s Environmental Committee, and his wife Sujata and Dr. Narendranath Reddy, Chairman of the Prasanthi Council of the Sathya Sai International Organisation, and his wife Dr. Hymavathi visited one of… Read more >>

Fiji Medical Association 59th Annual Scientific Conference

2017.09.26 Category: VSHC Activities

The Fiji Medical Association's 59th Annual Scientific Conference was held last week from the 7th - 10th of September at the Pearl Resort in Pacific Harbour. The theme of this years conference was 'White Coats Under Siege'. Our CCOHSI team member, Jenny Naidu, presented on Viseisei Sai Health Centre's response to Fiji's NCD crisis on behalf of our Medical Directors who were away at a conference in the United States. Jenny is a Research Officer and Health Educator for the Collective Community Ownership of Health and Social Issues (CCOHSI) Project.… Read more >>

Young Mothers Project – Nadi Series – Part 3 (August 10th 2017)

2017.09.10 Category: Young Mother's Project 2017

VSHC/CCOHSI Facilitators: Coordinator: Lauren Toll (Community Health Promotion Officer/AVI volunteer) Facilitators: Mosese Baseisei (Project Manager) Seremaia Koroi (Health Promotion Officer) Lauren Deakin (Public Health Communications Mentor/AVI volunteer) Amelia Ake (Project Nurse) Venue Koroivolu Methodist Church Hall, Nadi Presenting Stakeholders Karunagaran Nair (Ministry of Youth and Sports) Suneel Kumar (Department of Cooperative) Ranjeeta Chand & Rachna Ronjini (National Employment Centre) Cecilia Torosi (Births, Deaths and Marriages) Aims and Objectives The aim of the third and final workshop is to provide the mothers with financial literacy training to enhance their independence and… Read more >>