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“Super Saturday” vaccination event - connecting with our rural Pacific communities
One of the key locations for The Pasifika Super Saturday Community Vaccination Event happening this Saturday on the 6th of August is the rural township of Ashburton. Located just over an hour outside of Christchurch, the families in Ashburton are part of a growing rural community so it is important that they have the same level of access to vaccinations to ensure their families stay safe and protected over this winter period.
Celebration and reflection: The PMA Charity Ball 2022
The crown jewel in the Pasifika Medical Association’s (PMA) events calendar – The annual Charity Ball has had a two-year hiatus due to the global pandemic but is set to return this year and is a chance to fundraise for a great cause that has a positive impact for the whole Pacific community.
“Reconnect, Reflect, Reframe and Re-energise” PMA Conference 2022
The Pasifika Medical Association’s (PMA) annual conference will be held at the Te Papa Museum in Wellington this year and is traditionally, the largest meeting of Pacific health workers and professionals from around the region.
Celebrating Pacific Excellence – The PMA Scholarship Cocktail Evening 2022
The Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) recently held its annual Scholarship Cocktail Evening at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland. This event is a highlight on the PMA calendar as it celebrates PMA Scholarship winners with great music, fine food and vibrant entertainment.
“Culturally Aware and Technically Able” – Ngalu Fānifo Mental Health Whānau Ora Graduation 2022
Pasifika Futures (PFL) – The Whānau Ora Commissioning agency for Pacific families – recently held their inaugural Ngalu Fānifo Mental Health Whānau Ora Graduation at the Cordis Hotel in Auckland.
Remaining vigilant with what we’ve learned is key to overcoming current Covid-19 concerns
With another mass outbreak of Covid-19 looming, it is critical that as a community we are vigilant in maintaining hygiene protocols and Covid-19 safety measures (such as mask wearing) to keep our families safe.
PMA secures the future of the New Zealand Medical Journal
The Pasifika Medical Association Group (PMAG) have recently acquired the New Zealand Medical Journal (NZMJ) and will look to build on the pioneering legacy that has been established over the publication’s 136 years of existence.
PMA Webinar Series 2022: Exploring the opportunities offered in Public Health
The Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) will be starting their series of webinars tomorrow evening with the first one themed - ‘Shining the light on Public Health’. The webinars are designed to facilitate engaging talanoa, where experienced medical professionals who are experts in their fields share with colleagues and students about their journeys in their profession to date.
PMA Webinar Series 2022: Upcoming Public Health talanoa will be engaging and inspiring
The Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) will be hosting the first of their series of webinars next week with the theme being ‘Shining the light on Public Health’. The talanoa will feature a group of medical professionals who will share their insights and experiences around the topic.
PMA Webinar 2022: “Shining the light on public health”
The Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) are starting their series of webinars this year with the first one themed - ‘Shining the light on Public Health’ – where experienced medical professionals in this space talanoa about their field to colleagues and students.
Flu vaccination strongly encouraged to keep our community safe in winter
Pacific families are being encouraged to receive their flu vaccination as an extra layer of protection from the flu during this winter season.