News : VSHC Activities


Annual Reports 2015/16

2018.06.02 Category: VSHC Activities

The Annual Reports for 2015 and 2016 have been uploaded onto the website. You can find them by clicking on the "Mission/Vision" page and then clicking on "Annual Reports".

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 >>

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 >>

Farewell to Dr Kris

2017.08.29 Category: VSHC Activities

Farewell Dr. Kris! On Friday last week, the Viseisei Sai Health Centre team said goodbye to our resident Medical Officer, Dr. Kris Naidu, who has been with VSHC since early 2014. Dr. Kris has been a highly valuable member of the VSHC team and has played a major role in serving those from the Viseisei Health Zone and local communities. We celebrated by holding a traditional Lovo lunch prepared by VSHC staff and some of our local Community Health Workers. Good luck in your future endeavours Dr. Kris, we wish you all… Read more >>

Donations from Australia – Penny and Mark George

2017.06.05 Category: VSHC Activities

On Friday 19th May, Viseisei Sai Health Centre was lucky enough to have Penny and Mark George travel from Brisbane, Australia to donate a large suitcase full of needed medication and medical supplies. Penny is the Practice Manager of Ormiston Medical Centre in Ormiston, Queensland and she and her husband have been incredibly generous in donating to Fiji now and in the past. Thank you Penny and Mark! Your donations are greatly appreciated and will go a long way in helping us serve the community of Fiji and improving people's… Read more >>

Nutrition and GESI Workshop

2016.09.14 Categories: Community Health Worker Program, Education and Training, Nutrition, VSHC Activities

The main purpose of this workshop held on September 2nd, 2016 was to build the capacity of VSHC staff and CHW’s in the areas of Nutrition and Gender Equality. The Nutrition workshop was conducted by Volunteer Dietician Danielle and Dietician Rylene and a total of 23 people attended the workshop as part of staff capacity building. The presentation focussed on promoting a healthy staff program and included carrying out a SNAP survey of the staff. Healthy workplace policies were discussed, which included physical activity and a "Sit Less" policy.  … Read more >>

Youth Sports Bazaar Report

2016.09.14 Category: VSHC Activities

The Viseisei Sai Health Centre (VSHC) inspired youth group, Inspiration Network, organised a sports bazaar on the 27th of September, 2016 at the Viseisei Primary School grounds. The group was formed with the aim of inspiring each other to develop and grow, as well as empower other youths to do the same. The group has started small and consists of members who are staff of VSHC, as well as the Ministry of Health, with plans to involve other youths from the area later. The one day event had three sports… Read more >>

Backyard Gardening Project at VSHC

2015.08.26 Categories: Non Communicable Diseases Project, VSHC Activities

Since VSHC was established in 2011, the founders and the staff have worked to create vibrant gardens and a food forest. These gardens are now producing an abundance of fruit and vegetables, providing fresh produce for the team at VSHC. Fresh produce from the garden Lachman and Sukhu (Gardeners) One of the activities of the non-communicable disease intervention project is to promote backyard gardening.  Growing fruit and vegetables is an important activity for health as it is a form of physical activity and encourages people to eat fresh produce. Gardening… Read more >>

Bose ni Momo for the Ba Province

2014.12.03 Categories: Community Health Worker Program, VSHC Activities

DATE: 26TH NOVEMBER 2014 VENUE: WATERFRONT HOTEL The Chairman of the Ba Provincial Council invited VSHC to make a presentation to the Bose ni Momo. This invitation was a result of a consultative meeting held between VSHC and the Chairman and his advisors a month earlier in Viseisei.  The meeting was to seek the Ba Provincial Council’s assistance in facilitating health initiatives within the Itaukei community.   In the absence of the Council of Chiefs, individual provinces have convened their own Chiefs meeting. For the Ba Province, it is known as… Read more >>