Tags Posts tagged with "Pacific health"

Tag: Pacific health

ANALYSIS: By Tony Heynen, The University of Queensland; Paul Lant, The University of Queensland, and Vigya Sharma, The University of Queensland Australia’s nearest neighbour, Papua...

By Eleisha Foon, RNZ Pacific journalist The race is on to reach Pasifika communities in New Zealand to counter the spread of misinformation about the...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Papua New Guinea's main hospital emergency chief has clarified the tragic death of a female patient dying while trying to access...

RNZ Pacific New Zealand is sending personal protective equipment to Papua New Guinea to assist health workers treat a surge in covid-19 cases. PNG's total number...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Australia and New Zealand - plus other key donors - need to urgently step up and provide assistance to Papuan New...

By Christine Kildi in Port Moresby Papua New Guinea’s biggest referral hospital in the country, Port Moresby General (PMGH) is seeing a massive increase of...

By Brendan Crabb, Burnet Institute and Leanne Robinson, Burnet Institute The covid epidemic in Papua New Guinea has significantly accelerated, judging by the available reports...

By Katie Doyle of RNZ News A new anti-vaccine publication with links to the Advance New Zealand fringe political party should be ripped up and...

By RNZ Pacific Fijians have been urged to register as the government's covid-19 vaccination campaign got underway this week. The vaccine rollout started on Wednesday following...

ANALYSIS: By Michael Toole, Burnet Institute One year ago today, the World Health Organisation (WHO) declared covid-19 a pandemic, the first caused by a coronavirus. As...

Asia Pacific Report news desk East Sepik, preparing for the state funeral of Papua New Guinea's Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, could expect a surge...

By Lulu Mark and Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby A medical academic has warned the Papua New Guinea government to immediately bring in more than...

By RNZ Pacific Wallis and Futuna has been rushed into a two-week lockdown from this morning after yesterday's tests revealed another 12 covid-19 positive cases...

Asia Pacific Report New Caledonia, one of the Pacific territories to have avoided the covid-19 pandemic so far, is to go into strict two-week lockdown...

Asia Pacific Report Papua New Guinea's Supreme and National Courts in Port Moresby will be partially closed for a week beginning yesterday after a judge...

By RNZ News The New Zealand government is being told to roll out clearer and smarter communications around the latest covid-19 community outbreak, to make...

By Lulu Mark in Port Moresby Governor Powes Parkop says there will be no lockdown in Papua New Guinea's National Capital District (NCD) despite a...

By RNZ Pacific Papua New Guinean health authorities are struggling to gauge the extent of the country's latest covid-19 outbreak. More than 100 new confirmed cases...

By RNZ News Papua New Guinea's covid-19 cases have jumped to more than 1000, including the National Pandemic Controller and members of his family. Eight new...

By RNZ Pacific Tourism is set to suffer a sharp decline in French Polynesia as the territory is about to close the border on Wednesday...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Human Rights Watch (HRW) has criticised the Indonesian government of President Joko "Jokowi" Widodo for its weak health response to covid-19...

By The National in Port Moresby An expatriate who tested positive for the covid-19 coronavirus last week has been admitted to a private hospital in...