NZ gives funding to boost Fiji’s fight against dengue

Radio New Zealand Thursday 31st May 2018.

New Zealand’s foreign minister Winston Peters said the money would go to the World Mosquito Programme and its efforts to limit the ability of mosquitoes to spread the disease.

The New Zealand contribution will expand the geographic scope of the programme efforts in Fiji from the Suva region to include more than 120,000 people in other areas, including Nadi and Lautoka.

The Fiji times reported the outbreak there were 279 registered cases of dengue between 29 November, 2017 and the 17 December, 2017. Read more…