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Medical Insurance Scheme to be introduced by VNPF

Medical Insurance Scheme to be introduced by VNPF

The recent meeting of the Council of Ministers has approved documents related to the setting up of Medical Insurance Scheme by the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) for workers troughout Vanuatu. The Prime Minister...

Lolowai Hospital reopens its doors at Mini-Hospital level

Lolowai Hospital reopens its doors at Mini-Hospital level

Lolowai Hospital in East Ambae reopened its doors three weeks ago. It operates as Mini Hospital until the full service will be restored. The Acting medical superintendent of Penama Lolowai Hospital Doctor Donald Tangis...

Nick Vujicic finds hope with disabilities

Nick Vujicic finds hope with disabilities

This amazing dude, Nick Vujicic, was born without any legs or arms, so you know it was nearly impossible for him to survive in this world, especially in Australia. Despite being severely disabled, Nick was able to find...

A first Ambassador to visit Vanuatu Red Cross Society

A first Ambassador to visit Vanuatu Red Cross Society

The newly appointed diplomatic representative of France in Vanuatu, Robby Judes, is the first Ambassador to visit the headquarters of Vanuatu Red Cross Society in Port Vila. This visit takes place this afternoon. He was...

Fiji PM to attend Pacific Forum summit

Fiji PM to attend Pacific Forum summit

Fiji’s Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama, says he will attend this year’s Pacific Islands Forum leaders meeting in Tuvalu. Mr Bainimarama has not attended any of the annual forum leaders summits since his...

Indonesia urges Vanuatu to improve treatment of women.

Indonesia urges Vanuatu to improve treatment of women.

Indonesia’s government has called on Vanuatu to improve its treatment of women. Vanuatu’s government has this week been undergoing its universal periodic review at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva. A...