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Mother's Day Series 2022
In the lead up to Mother's Day 2022, we connected with two families to capture their stories.
Tongan based PMA member acknowledges support and donations for Tonga
Pediatric Doctor at Vaiola Hospital in Tonga and PMA Member, Dr Flora Lutui, has been volunteering with PMA’s Medical Assistance Team (PACMAT) in their preparations to send over a container of medical supplies, requested by the Ministry of Health in Tonga to support their relief efforts after natural disasters and now a Covid-19 community outbreak.
Medical Aid Abroad answer PMA’s call to support Tonga
As part of the Pasifika Medical Association’s (PMA) response to the current situation in Tonga with natural disasters and now a Covid-19 community outbreak, they will be sending a container of medical supplies requested by the Ministry of Health in Tonga.
PACMAT answer Niue’s call for Covid-19 support
Earlier this week in response to a request from the Niue government, the Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) deployed their Medical Assistance Team (PACMAT) to support Niue’s national Covid-19 response.
“Remember, we’re all in this together” – Supporting Tongan families in NZ
Pasifika Futures’ Ngalu Fānifo segment on 531 PI had it’s first segment of 2022 last week, with the talanoa focusing on the Tonga crisis and how families can approach their growing stress and anxiety levels.
“They will understand if you let them know being vaccinated will help protect them and their family” – Covid-19 Child Vaccinations
Board Director of the Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) Group and Auckland pediatrician, Dr Teuila Percival (QSO, FRACP), strongly encourages Pacific families whose children are eligible - between 5 to 11 years old - to get vaccinated as Covid-19 could pose huge risks to a child’s health.
Tokelau Language Week 2021- “I always identify as Tokelauan above anything else”
Tokelauans across New Zealand are taking a moment to pause and celebrate Tokelau Language Week, despite on-going disruptions from the current Covid-19 outbreak.
“Let's all get vaccinated so we can see our families” – Second Niue Vaccination Drive
In line with the national drive to get as many people vaccinated before Christmas, the Niue community are running their second mass vaccination event in Auckland, following their first event last month which saw nearly 1,000 people get vaccinated.
Niue Language Week 2021: True success is being grounded in your roots
Being deeply rooted in your culture and being proud to be from the Pacific is how Niue youth and Pasifika Medical Association Communications Advisor, Hele Ikimotu, describes success.
Fiji aiming to be “Champions” both on and off the field – Fiji/Rotuma Vaccination Drive
The Fijian and Rotuman community in Auckland are intensifying their fight against Covid with their community’s vaccination drive which started yesterday and continues today and tomorrow at the Māngere Centre Park in Favona.
Tuvalu Language Week 2021: Pacific languages key in fight against Covid-19 misinformation
The communication of Covid-19 messaging in Pacific languages is key to helping people better understand the virus, says a Tuvalu community leader.