Fiji’s Police Force is requesting parents and guardians to keep harmful substances and tools out of reach of young children.
This follows two incidents in the Northern Division involving young children yesterday.
Fiji Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro said that a 30-month-old baby consumed 8 Panadol tablets when she was at home with her mother. She was taken to Savusavu Hospital for treatment and sent home afterwards.
In another incident a 17-month-old baby drank a bottle of fuel injection cleaner while at home with her mother. She was also taken to the Savusavu Hospital for treatment and sent home.
Naisoro said young children are inquisitive and therefore it was imperative for parents and guardians ensure that all harmful substances are kept well out of their reach.
“It is unfortunate to receive cases of this nature and we are once again reiterating the importance of better supervision of our young children,” Naisoro said.
Youth entrepreneur relishes inaugural awardWinning the inaugural Youth Entrepreneur award during the 2014 Prime Minister's Exporter of the Year awards is a sheer reflection of hard work and determination for 27-year-old Devesh Prasheel Nath.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
Moorhouse to release debut albumNew Zealand 2013 The X Factor fan favourites Moorhouse will release their debut self-titled album that will include their brand new single Somebody Loves You on December 5.
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.