Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Samoa Faafafine Association Blessed with a Vehicle

9th December 2020, Apia, Samoa The Samoa Fa’afafine Association today received a vehicle donated by the United Nations Development Programme's Multi-Country Western Pacific Integrated HIV/TB...

Coronavirus Update and What You Need to Know

Samoa has imposed a travel advisory to protect its borders from the coronavirus that is spreading quickly through the world and causing the lock...

Smoking to be banned in cars when children under 18 are...

09 February Auckland New Zealand. Smoking will be banned in cars when children under 18 are present, Associate Health Minister Jenny Salesa has announced. Vaping...

11 Children in Critical Condition at ICU – Release No6 on...

Samoa uplifts its children in prayer as the latest report shows the most critically affected are less than a year old with 11 babies...

Courageous Mother Shares Covid Experience and Urges All Samoans to “Please...

A Samoan mother has taken the courageous step of sharing her family's experience with COVID-19, in the hope of sending a strong community message,...

Important Message from Ministry of Health – Protect Your Child from...

❗PROTECT YOUR CHILD AGAINST ROTAVIRUS DIARRHOEAL DISEASE❗❗ Diarrhea is the second leading cause of death in children Under 5 years Vaccinate your child with Rotavirus...

Health Director Urges Community to Get Second Dose of Covid-19 Vaccines

9 September 2021 Apia Samoa. Samoa's Director General of Health is urging the public to come in for their second dose of the Covid-19...

PNG’s and Fiji’s Distinct Covid-19 Crises

Written by Stephen Howes for the Dev Policy. Published 7 July 2021.  Both Fiji and Papua New Guinea (PNG), the Pacific’s two most populous nations,...

Ministry of Health Confirms Rotavirus Diarrhoeal Disease Outbreak

The Ministry of Health has declared a diarrhoeal outbreak in Samoa due to "rotavirus" reporting 31 cases as of 22 July 2021. Private doctors contacted...

China and Pacific Island Countries Hold the Second Vice Ministers’ Special...

On November 30, 2020, the Second Vice Ministers' Special Meeting on COVID-19 between China and Pacific Island Countries was held via video link. Co-chaired...