The Watershed Interventions for Systems Health (WISH) is focused on reducing the incidence of water-borne diseases; typhoid, dengue, and leptospirosis in Fiji.
While delivering the closing remarks during the WISH Fiji Research Project Overview, Minister for Health and Medical Services, Hon. Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said the main cause of outbreaks of typhoid and other water-related diseases, were the water sources that was accessible to the people.
“The WISH Fiji partnership is working with national and local government, with rural communities and the local sector for a healthy life for Fijians.”
The project seeks to optimise water, sanitation and catchment management, improve outbreak response and minimise the impact of water-borne diseases