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  • Fijian
  • Fiji , officially the Fijian Republic, is an island group 5500 miles south west of the continental United States (3100 miles from Hawaii). (conservapedia.com)
  • The earliest settlement of Fiji can be attributed to the Lapita people, seen as the ancestors of the current Fijian. (conservapedia.com)
  • Although the indigenous Fijian people are usually classified as ethnically Melanesian , their social and political organization is closer to that of Polynesia , and there has been a high level of intermarriage between Fijians from the Lau group of islands of eastern Fiji and the neighbouring Polynesian islands of Tonga . (britannica.com)
  • iTaukei 56.8% (predominantly Melanesian with a Polynesian admixture), Indian 37.5%, Rotuman 1.2%, other 4.5% (European, part European, other Pacific Islanders, Chinese) note: a 2010 law replaces 'Fijian' with 'iTuakei' when referring to the original and native settlers of Fiji (2007 est. (flagcounter.com)
  • Suva
  • Suva, Fiji, ca. 1950. (conservapedia.com)
  • The Fiji School of Medicine (FSMed) is the pioneering health training tertiary institution in the South Pacific educating health care professionals since its establishment in 1885 as Suva Medical School to train vaccinators. (who.int)
  • Suva, Fiji A park in Suva, Fiji. (britannica.com)
  • The real issue is that this area of coastline, foreshore and mangroves is upwind, and up-current from an important, and rapidly expanding greater Suva urban area and one of the most diverse and productive reef and lagoon and mangrove areas in Fiji," Dr Thaman said. (fijitimes.com)
  • This was highlighted by the Prime Minister Rear Admiral (Ret) Voreqe Bainimarama during the Fiji Health for All Medical Symposium in Suva yesterday. (fijitimes.com)
  • Samoa
  • The initiative is a first for the Pacific in the area of trade policy development, piloted with Fiji as primary host to study delegations from the Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Samoa. (fijitimes.com)
  • For example, representatives from the Solomon Islands focused on trade data and were attached with the Reserve Bank of Fiji, the Bureau of Statistics and the Ministry of Industries, Tourism and Trade, while the officials from Samoa were hosted by the Fiji Commerce Commission for a study tour that focused on consumer protection and competition laws in Fiji. (fijitimes.com)
  • people
  • But I am confident and I reassure the people of Fiji and the world: come to Fiji for [a] holiday. (smh.com.au)
  • The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs has issued further travel advice warning Australians to exercise a 'high degree of caution' in Fiji because the security situation 'could deteriorate without warning' but it stopped short of urging people to reconsider their need to travel. (smh.com.au)
  • When I was reseaching an island to move to, Fiji kept popping up in the top five for cost of living, quality of life and friendliness of the people. (escapeartist.com)
  • population
  • This report describes the epidemiologic findings, public health response, and potential causes of the 2006 outbreak that produced 132 measles cases in Fiji (2006 estimated population: 832,432), the most populous country in the South Pacific. (cdc.gov)
  • rugby
  • Japan failed to cap its astonishing run at the Rio Olympic rugby sevens tournament with a medal after losing to Fiji in the semifinals and South Africa in the bronze-medal match on Thursday. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Former rugby league and NFL player Jarryd Hayne has been drafted by a Fiji squad looking to confirm a second straight rugby sevens world series triumph this weekend. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • Ministry
  • On February 17, 2006, the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Fiji received a report of three infants, with rash onsets on February 8 and 11, who had been admitted to a divisional hospital because of suspected measles and pneumonia. (cdc.gov)
  • School of Medic
  • The Fiji School of Medicine Strategic Plan is based on a vision of excellence in education of health professionals in the Pacific. (who.int)
  • island
  • A new flowering plant belonging to the Medinilla plant group has been discovered in the highlands of Matasawalevu village, on the island of Kadavu in Fiji. (iucn.org)
  • Village on Yasawa Island, Fiji. (britannica.com)
  • To further develop the skills of the region's trade professionals, over the past month, officials from three Pacific Island nations have been learning from contemporaries in Fiji, while on attachments to government ministries, departments, and the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat. (fijitimes.com)
  • service
  • Bookings for the new Fiji service will go on sale in August 2004. (scoop.co.nz)
  • Michael Young, Freedom Air acting general manager, says the new service from Wellington follows the successful launch of the airline's Fiji services from Hamilton, Palmerston North and Christchurch. (scoop.co.nz)
  • FIJI needs a better level of sensibility shown towards patients in hospital and is determined to achieve a steady improvement in service delivery. (fijitimes.com)
  • English
  • SOUNDBITE) FIJI COMMODORE FRANK BAINIMARAMA SAYING (GRAPHICS OVER RADIO SOUNDBITE) (English): "We must all remember the public order protecting the vulnerable and safe guarding the economy, will always be paramount. (reuters.com)
  • years
  • In 2003, Fiji introduced a 2-dose schedule for measles-rubella vaccine, with doses administered at ages 1 year and 6 years, the latter at school entry. (cdc.gov)
  • group
  • Established by ACCOR Group, the Cure Kids Fiji Program has also helped identify about 600 children with the heart disease. (fijitimes.com)
  • For the first time, Fiji is gaining the opportunity to engage with a major health provider in India the Apollo Hospital Group," Rear Admiral (Ret) Bainimarama said. (fijitimes.com)
  • destinations
  • Freedom Air's Fiji services are part of a new strategic direction that will see the airline investigate new holiday destinations within a five-hour flight time of New Zealand. (scoop.co.nz)
  • major
  • Cardiovascular diseases (for example, heart diseases and high blood pressure) and diabetes are major causes of death among adults in Fiji. (un.org)
  • Fiji is the source of many of the tales of South Pacific cannibalism , the consumption of enemy tribesmen captured in the internecine warfare being a major social activity, and other victims being used as foundations of buildings and living rollers to launch war canoes. (conservapedia.com)
  • Apollo is a major player in the industry with a level of skill and experience that provides us with a great opportunity here in Fiji. (fijitimes.com)
  • forum
  • Solomon Islands officials with High Commissioner to Fiji Patteson Oti and Forum Secretariat staff members at the recent peer learning exercise. (fijitimes.com)
  • take
  • Freedom Air today announced that it will become the only airline to offer direct services from Wellington to Fiji, with new services due to take-off early in the new year. (scoop.co.nz)
  • holiday
  • Fiji has proven to be an extremely popular holiday destination for New Zealanders with more than 14,000 bookings made on our new services so far," he says. (scoop.co.nz)
  • article
  • The co-owner of the company made libelous comments about the article on Twitter, and Fiji Water's go-to press rep, Rob Six, posted comments on blogs and newspaper sites. (motherjones.com)
  • Agreement
  • Governments are unprepared for a crucial climate change meeting in Poland later this year aimed at ensuring the full implementation of the 2015 Paris Agreement, Fiji Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama said this week at climate talks in Bangkok. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • level
  • Tsunami waves as tall as a meter above the tide level were possible along the coasts of Fiji, New Caledonia and Vanuatu following a powerful earthquake in the South Pacific, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said on Wednesday. (japantimes.co.jp)
  • causes
  • To date, 10 nurses have been trained in echocardiography and nearly 10,000 children have been screened across Fiji with hundreds previously undetected causes of RHD diagnosed and the children referred for treatment. (fijitimes.com)