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Pacific communities unite to run vaccination drive – Tuvalu, Tokelau & Kiribati
As part of the recent wave of ethnic vaccinations – Tuvalu, Tokelau and Kiribati are uniting for a vaccination drive for their respective communities that continues today at 40 Kirrie Avenue, Te Atatu South.
Navigating through rough seas together – The Ngalu Fānifo approach
“Amongst the areas that Pasifika people live and thrive in, I think mental health is growing and I think the need is slowly being met, but I think we’ve still got a way to go. The Ngalu Fānifo initiative helps break a few of those barriers”, says Samoan psychiatry registrar and PMA member Dr Christmas Seu, when sharing on NiuFM about the Ngalu Fānifo segment that will debut tomorrow on Pacific Media Networks (PMN) – 531 PI Pacific Days Show.
Pasifika Futures and Pacific Media Network to launch online mental health segment – Ngalu Fānifo
This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and given the pressures created by this current Covid-19 Delta outbreak, it is timely that the Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) through Pasifika Futures (PFL) – the Whānau Ora agency for Pacific families – will partner with the Pacific Media Network (PMN) to launch a dedicated weekly mental health segment to address mental health concerns from the Pacific community.
“Protecting our community and families” – Samoa Vaccination Drive
The Samoan community are joining the many Pacific Island communities running ethnic specific vaccination events this week.
“Another tool in our box to try and stop the spread of Covid” – Cook Islands Vaccination Drive
The Cook Island community like so many of the Pacific Island groups have rallied together in response to concerns around the Covid-19 vaccination uptake amongst their families.
“We need to come together to protect ourselves, our loved ones and our community” – Niue Vaccination Drive
In response to concerns around the Covid-19 vaccination uptake amongst Pasifika, the Pacific community are using different approaches to engage with families and this includes ethnic specific vaccination drives.
“I don’t know where else we could have gone” – Emergency Housing for Pacific families
As we move into a new week of Alert Level restrictions from Alert Level 3 to Alert Level 2, one of the tools for Delta containment has been the use of self-isolation and for some Pacific families, this has added additional stress as their circumstances make it difficult to comply with health authority directives.
“Call to action” – Pasifika Futures supporting RSE workers affected by lockdown
A core value for Pasifika Futures (PFL) – the Whanau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families – during this current community outbreak is to provide support for ALL Pacific pe...
Etu Pasifika supporting Tongan Olympic team members stranded in Christchurch
The sudden announcement of a nationwide Alert Level 4 lockdown last month put a halt to the journey back home for members of the Tongan Olympic team, who found themselves stranded in Christchurch.
Pacific families show resilience as they transition down Alert Levels
A month on since the Covid-19 Delta outbreak and the Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) through Pasifika Futures (PFL) – the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families – has utilized $7.8 million to support Pacific families during this current community outbreak.
Pasifika family keeping the faith as son turns one in Auckland MIQ facility
Gordon Junior Kap Elijah Feagaiga has celebrated his first birthday in a Covid facility.