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Diabetes ‘ongoing disaster’ tops Fiji health bill at $124 million

Published By   /  April 16, 2018  /  advocacy, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Diabetes, Disability, Featured, Fiji, Health and Fitness, Health media, Health Policy, Health services, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, NCDs, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Non-communicable diseases, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Premature death, Press Release, Reports, Socio-Economics, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on Diabetes ‘ongoing disaster’ tops Fiji health bill at $124 million

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Diabetes ‘ongoing disaster’ tops Fiji health bill at $124 million The increasing number of diabetes cases has raised red flags in the health sector, a burden Fiji health authorities hope to tackle through the media. Image: Creative Commons/Wansolwara By Adi Ana Civavonovono in Suva The […]

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WestConnex M4 East violates Australian pollution standards – even before tunnel opens

Published By   /  April 7, 2018  /  Air pollution, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Australia, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Investigative journalism, justice, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Roading, Super tollways, Transport, WestConnex  /  Comments Off on WestConnex M4 East violates Australian pollution standards – even before tunnel opens

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: WestConnex M4 East violates Australian pollution standards – even before tunnel opens A talk by Dr Paul Torzillo at a meeting of Camperdown Residents against WestConnex on Air Pollution and Impacts on our Health. Video: Spontaneous 45 Since the New South Wales State government was […]

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Mackenzie Smith: Indonesia’s Pacific neglect highlights NZ media problem

Published By   /  March 21, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia Report, Decolonisation, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Independent media, Indonesia, Mainstream media, Measles, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, West Papua, West Papuan health  /  Comments Off on Mackenzie Smith: Indonesia’s Pacific neglect highlights NZ media problem

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Mackenzie Smith: Indonesia’s Pacific neglect highlights NZ media problem President Joko Widodo ordered military and medical teams to several locations across the vast Papua region to treat the sick and undertake a mass immunisation campaign during the measles outbreak. Image: Medical Xpress OPINION: Mackenzie Smith […]

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Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher

Published By   /  March 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Earthquakes, Food safety, Fukushima, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Language, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Nuclear health, Nuclear justice, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Research, Science-Technology  /  Comments Off on Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Elite groups ‘contain’ nuclear food safety debate, says researcher By Jean Bell in AucklandA loose collection of elite groups shape the global language and thinking around food safety in the nuclear era, says a researcher who has been studying the Fukushima disaster in Japan seven […]

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Waste colonialism and plastic pollution targeted in NZ ‘pure’ campaign

Published By   /  February 14, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Environment, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Oceans, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Plastic waste, PMC Reportage, Politics, Pollution, Press Release, Public health, Reports, Research, Sustainability  /  Comments Off on Waste colonialism and plastic pollution targeted in NZ ‘pure’ campaign

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Waste colonialism and plastic pollution targeted in NZ ‘pure’ campaign By Sylvia C. Frain in Auckland Aotearoa/New Zealand’s status as a “wasteful country” is one of the targets of the PURE 2018 tour launched in Auckland earlier this month. More than 12 million metric tons […]

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Asian rights body calls for more action by Jakarta over Papuan health crisis

Published By   /  February 4, 2018  /  AHRC, Al Jazeera, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asian Human Rights Commission, Asmat, Featured, Health and Fitness, Health emergency, Health services, Human Rights, Indonesia, Malnutrition, Measles, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Public health, Reports, Step Vaessen, West Papua  /  Comments Off on Asian rights body calls for more action by Jakarta over Papuan health crisis

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Asian rights body calls for more action by Jakarta over Papuan health crisis Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen was given exclusive access to report on the measles outbreak from Asatat, in Indonesia’s Papua province. Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC) has called […]

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Pacific knowledge, smart media used to tackle mosquito-borne diseases

Published By   /  February 1, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Cook Islands, Featured, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Health and Fitness, Health media, Marshall Islands, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, mosquitoes, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Niue, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Palau-Belau, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Samoa, Smart phones, Solomon Islands, Technology, Tonga  /  Comments Off on Pacific knowledge, smart media used to tackle mosquito-borne diseases

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Pacific knowledge, smart media used to tackle mosquito-borne diseases TechCamp in action … technology training and capacity-building workshops for Pacific health professionals. Image: US Embassy By Dr Sylvia C. Frain of the Pacific Media Centre An international TechCamp event, funded by the US Embassy in […]

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Richard McLeod: Make our voices known against the euthanasia bill

Published By   /  January 31, 2018  /  ACT, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Civil Society, Crime, David Seymour, End Of Life Choice Bill, Euthanasia, Featured, Health and Fitness, Human Rights, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Voluntary euthanasia  /  Comments Off on Richard McLeod: Make our voices known against the euthanasia bill

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Richard McLeod: Make our voices known against the euthanasia bill Voluntary euthanasia … deep concerns about what ACT leader David Seymour’s Bill could, if passed into law, mean for many vulnerable New Zealanders – “our elderly, our sick, our disabled, and our mentally unwell”. Image: […]

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‘We need climate, nuclear justice,’ says Marshalls president and poet daughter

Published By   /  November 16, 2017  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Democracy Now!, Environment, Featured, Health and Fitness, Hilda Heine, Human Rights, Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Multimedia, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Nuclear justice, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Tony de Brum, US nuclear tests  /  Comments Off on ‘We need climate, nuclear justice,’ says Marshalls president and poet daughter

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: ‘We need climate, nuclear justice,’ says Marshalls president and poet daughter Gender Day at the UN Climate Change Conference. Democracy Now! talks to the president of the Marshall Islands, Hilda Heine, and her daughter, poet and climate change activist Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner. This year’s UN climate […]

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