Solomon Islands

SHORT INFORMATION

Medicine of the Solomon Islands

In traditional Solomon Island society, every disease has a spiritual cause or explanation to it. Before Western-introduced diseases, there were traditional cures for most diseases. With the introduction of Western diseases and medicine, the whole equation changed drastically.

SHORT INFORMATION

Population of Solomon Islands

As of 2006, there were 552,438 people in Solomon Islands.The majority of Solomon Islanders are ethnically Melanesian (94.5%). Polynesian (3%) and Micronesian (1.2%) are the two other significant groups. There are a few thousand ethnic Chinese.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Solomon Island’s cuisine

The most probably moment that the Solomon Islands were discovered was about 5.000 years ago. Since then many people visited these lands and left their own mark over these Islands cuisine.