Economy Archive October 2014

"By placing a ban on betel nut, tobacco, and alcohol, we are taking a step towards protecting our community, employees, visitors, and children from the dangers of these products", said Acting Permanent Secretary of MHMS Dr. Tenneth Dalipanda.

Health Ministry Campaigns Against Substance Abuse

The Solomon Islands National Referral Hospital and Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) compound have been declared tobacco, betel nut, and alcohol-free premises.

ANZ Measures Impact of Financial Literacy Training

ANZ today launched its first MoneyMinded Impact Report in the Solomon Islands, following on from the financial literacy program’s launch in 2011.

Low Risk of Ebola Spreading to Solomon Islands

The risk of Ebola virus disease spreading to Solomon Islands is low, informed the World Health Organization (WHO).