• Hope Clinic to Promote Lifestyle Changes in Fiji
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    Hope Clinic to Promote Lifestyle Changes in Fiji

    “The best health intervention is lifestyle intervention,” South Pacific Division (SPD) president Glenn Townend said during the opening ceremony of the new Hope Clinic in Suva, Fiji, on May 6, 2022. It was Townend’s first trip outside Australia in two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Townend reminded those attending the ceremony that lifestyle medicine reduces the risks of acute health diseases and is growing in demand across Australia, New Zealand, and other South Pacific nations. Located in the center of Suva’s central business district, the new clinic has a dietician and a psychologist, with a General Practitioner and a nurse joining the team soon. Services include general and diet…