- published: 16 May 2017
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Australia is helping Vanuatu to train its health workers, building their skills in areas such as nursing, as well as helping to build its health systems through providing much needed surgical services and equipment. Also, with Australia's support, Australian nurses are able to share their skills, experience and education with their Vanuatu counterparts.
Projects funded by Australian Aid in Vanuatu are helping communities to access clean water, improving childhood education and health and giving people the opportunity to improve their income. World Vision Vanuatu have put together this video to say thank you to Australians for their support and generosity. Learn more about World Vision's work in Vanuatu: http://wva.me/vanuatu_thanks
Watch this remarkable story of how more than 100 women aged 25-80 in Vanuatu have increased their physical activity through an Island Cricket Program run by the Vanuatu Cricket Association. The program funded by AusAID through the Pacific Sports Partnership Program has seen the majority of participants lose weight and lower their blood pressure and blood sugar levels. Other Program partners include World Health Organisation, Vanuatu Ministry of Health, Department of Women's Affairs, Wan Smol Bag, Save the Children, UN Women and Youth Challenge Vanuatu.
"There is no more food in the gardens. The sun is burning everything," says 9-year-old John from Vanuatu. In March 2015, Vanuatu was hit by Cyclone Pam which destroyed many houses, buildings and ruined crops. Yet to have the chance to recover, it is now experiencing extreme dry weather due to El Nino. UNICEF is working in the region to provide health and nutritional support. _________________________________________ Subscribe to UNICEF here: http://bit.ly/1ltTE3m The official UNICEF YouTube channel is your primary destination for the latest news updates from the frontline, documentaries, celebrity appeals, and more about our work to realize the rights of every child. Click here to see all of our latest trending videos: http://smarturl.it/TrendingAtUNICEF For more about UNICEF's wor...
Oxfam is working with communities across the Pacific to ensure safe water flows where it's needed most https://www.oxfam.org.nz. Big thanks to http://www.houseofwaters.com for the music. The absence of safe water causes poor health and disease. With clean water systems, toilets and education in good hygiene practices, the incidence of waterborne disease decreases by as much as two thirds. These systems also make communities more resilient to disasters like droughts and cyclones.
7,000 people from remote Vanuatu villages have fled from spewing volcanic ash, as a state of emergency is declared.
Australian aid saves lives: http://www.savethechildren.org.au/aid4change Many villages on Vanuatu’s outer islands are isolated and do not have access to basic services like healthcare. Although under-five child deaths have decreased over the past 10 years in Vanuatu, more children still die in rural areas compared with urban areas. Save the Children works with the Australian Government, the Ministry of Health in Vanuatu and communities to set up aid posts in villages that do not have access to health care. We also train and support the ongoing skills development of community volunteers known as Village Health Workers.
Aid agencies in Vanuatu are gearing up for a relief operation lasting several months after Cyclone Pam killed at least 11 people and left many people in the tiny Pacific nation without water, food or shelter. Full Story: International aid agencies in the pacific island nation of Vanuatu were preparing on Friday for a relief operation lasting several months after Cyclone Pam killed at least eleven people and left many people without water, food or shelter. The government of Vanuatu is coordinating relief efforts, attempting to get immediate aid to more than sixty inhabited remote islands along the 1300km long archipelago east of Australia. "There are a number of people with critical needs in water, in food, in shelter and in health and this is not something that is going to go away, thi...
For the last three months Tupaia MediTrak has been working with the Vanuatu Ministry of Health to map more than 150 health facilities and interview more than 300 health workers around the country. Mappers collect information about facilities, services, medicine availability and disaster preparedness. The Tupaia team is also mapping the appropriate treatment of childhood diarrhoea which is the second leading cause of death in children under five years old worldwide. Information collected at each facility will be used to help the Ministry of Health plan and allocate health resources throughout the country. Find out more at www.tupaia.org Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Tupaia.org/ and on Twitter https://twitter.com/TupaiaHealth
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Dr. Raul Schneider is with World Vision in Vanuatu, and is working with survivors of Cyclone Pam. He's a medical doctor and public health professional, and serves as World Vision's health advisor in Vanuatu.
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Cyclone Pam hit the Pacific in March 2015, affecting Kiribati, Tuvalu, the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. The worst impacts were felt in Vanuatu, where Cyclone Pam made landfall between 13-14 March at Category 5 strength, with wind gusts up to 320kph. In Vanuatu an estimated 166,000 people (2/3rds of the population), including an estimated 82,000 children, required urgent humanitarian assistance. The cyclone displaced numerous people across 22 islands and caused significant damage, contaminating and interrupting water supply, destroying crops, homes and livelihoods and severely damaging community infrastructure such as schools and health centres. The President of Vanuatu declared a State of Emergency and UNICEF initiated a Level 2 Emergency response, supporting an escalated response f...
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