Graduate nurses in the Solomon Islands begin a supervised training program

Graduate nurses in the Solomon Islands begin a supervised training program

A total of 82 nurses including newly graduated nurses from Solomon Islands National University (SINU), as well as the Atoifi College of nursing have started their twelve months supervised training programs (also known as internships), starting this week. Early this week, the 82 nurses who had signed up for the program officially began their internships….

Solomon Island to open International Border ON July 1

Solomon Island to open International Border ON July 1

Solomon Airlines hailed Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare’s declaration that international borders will reopen on 1 July 2022. The airline said opening borders and relaxing travel restrictions, including lifting internal travel restrictions over the weekend, are positive moves that will allow it to reestablish its domestic time schedule for international operations. It will allow Solomon Airlines…

Travel is returning to the Pacific Islands, with both Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands Opening their Borders to the Travellers next month

Travel is returning to the Pacific Islands, with both Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands Opening their Borders to the Travellers next month

Both countries will re-admit foreigners on 1 July after nearly three years. Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare said this week that the govt. will completely open its border for travellers at the start of July. Overseas travellers still must quarantine in Honiara on arrival, but the period of time will decrease from six days to…

World Bank Increases Its COVID-19 Assistance To Solomon Islands

World Bank Increases Its COVID-19 Assistance To Solomon Islands

2 May 2022 – The World Bank has granted an additional US$8 million in emergency COVID-19 support for the Solomon Islands, following a severe worsening of the COVID-19 situation in recent months, with over 14,000 confirmed cases and 141 recorded deaths. The additional $8 million is in addition to a $5 million grant authorized by…

UK EMT gets key health facilities in Solomon Islands COVID-ready

UK EMT gets key health facilities in Solomon Islands COVID-ready

The UK government’s nine-week deployment of its EMT made this possible. The government-funded deployment of emergency medicine, critical care, and risk communication professionals is managed by UK Med. The UK EMT team- ten members have spent the last nine weeks preparing the hospitals of Atoifi, Gizo, Kilu’ufi, Taro, and Sasamunga for future COVID-19 waves. These hospitals…