News and Stories - March, 2019

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Measles outbreaks prompts renewed call for MMR vaccination

posted: 8:00 am - 1st March 2019

The Ministry of Health is reminding travellers to make sure they are immunised against measles following outbreaks overseas. Outbreaks have recently been reported in the Philippines and in parts of Europe. Read more

Eliminating violence in the home

posted: 7:00 am - 1st March 2019

A loss of culture has led to a breakdown in relational being, and an escalation in unacceptable violent behaviour in Pacific cultures. Pasefika Proud’s initiative the Nga Vaka o Kāiga Tapu Cultural Frameworks, create an opportunity to return to the beauty and richness of Pacific culture, and hold the solutions regarding ways of knowing, and ways of being. Read more