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Queen’s Birthday Honours 2022: Rev. Hiueni Nuku (QSM)
The recent Queen’s Birthday Honors List for 2022 saw a number of Pacific leaders recognised for their contributions to the Pacific community. Included in this list is the Chair for the Wellington Tongan Leaders Council – a Pasifika Futures partner - Reverend Hiueni Nuku.
A knighthood for founding PMA member – Dr Collin Tukuitonga
Pasifika Medical Association Group (PMAG) Board Director, Dr Collin Tukuitonga, has been recognised for his contribution to the Pacific and Public Health by being awarded with the Knights Companion Order of Merit (KNZM) in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honors List for 2022.
Progressive Muscle Relaxation – de-stressing for improved mental health
Pasifika Futures’ Ngalu Fānifo segment on 531 PI recently focused on the use of “progressive muscle relaxation” exercises to help ease stress and anxiety.
PMA Scholarships 2022 – “Study hard and work hard and submit that application because we need you.”
With applications for the Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) Scholarships 2022 closing soon, a past recipient is urging Pacific students and professionals to seize the opportunity and take a chance on applying.
PMA Scholarships 2022 – “Winning the scholarship was a reminder of why I studied in the first place…”
With the Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) Scholarships 2022 open for applications from health professionals as well as nursing and medical students, a past recipient is strongly encouraging people to take up the opportunity as the benefits are immense if successful.
PMA Nurse reflects on Rotuman language Week and International Nurses Day 2022
This week is Rotuman Language Week and it coincides with International Nurses Day, which is fitting for Rotuman Nurse and Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) member, Taknoa Gaunavou, who credits her Rotuman culture for leading her to a profession in nursing.
“I never thought a day like this would come” PACMAT Tonga 2022
Netane Takau is part of the Medical Assistance Team (PACMAT) deployed to Tonga and is humbled to be in a position to share his expertise as an Acute Mental Health Nurse on this deployment.
“It’s an honour to be a part of this team” PACMAT Tonga 2022
Sisifa Piukala is part of the Medical Assistance Team (PACMAT) deployed to Tonga and as the Infection, Prevention and Control (IPC) Nurse, she will be responsible for ensuring the team’s health and safety protocols are being practiced and adhered to.
“To know that I’m going to serve means the world to me” PACMAT Tonga 2022
Seini Falefata is part of the Medical Assistance Team (PACMAT) deployed to Tonga, where she has the responsibility of being the Nurse Lead for the mission.
“I grew up in Tonga; my family is from Tonga” PACMAT Tonga 2022
Mary-Rose Muller is part of the Medical Assistance team (PACMAT) deployed to Tonga and is an experienced Mental Health Registered Nurse.