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NZ and Pacific countries contest Asian influence for WHO regional director

Published By   /  August 20, 2018  /  Aid, Aid policy, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Health, Health and Fitness, Health Policy, Health services, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Papua New Guinea, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, Solomon Islands, WHO, World Health Organisation  /  Comments Off on NZ and Pacific countries contest Asian influence for WHO regional director

Hundreds of millions of health dollars are at stake as the Pacific region grapples with a number of crises including diabetes and even the re-emergence of polio. Image: TVNZ By Barbara Dreaver Battlelines are being drawn as New Zealand and Pacific countries lobby for an important appointment at the World Health Organisation. The region’s health […]

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Chinese ‘baseless rumour’, Nauru ‘justice’ for refugees and Fiji diabetes

Published By   /  April 23, 2018  /  95bfm, Analysis, Arts, David Robie, Diabetes, Editor's Picks, Health, Injustice, Lead, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Military, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Radio, Southern Cross, Vanuatu  /  Comments Off on Chinese ‘baseless rumour’, Nauru ‘justice’ for refugees and Fiji diabetes

Report by Dr David Robie – Café Pacific.David Robie talks on 95bFM about current Pacific issues Reuben McLaren of 95bFM talks to Professor David Robie, director of the PacificMedia Centre at Auckland University of Technology, on the centre’s Southern Cross radio programme. David speaks about various upheavals around the Pacific, including the alleged Chinese military […]

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Open letter to PM Ardern: Raise Papua human rights crimes with Jokowi

Published By   /  March 17, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Featured, Health, Human Rights, Indigenous, Indonesia, Jacinda Ardern, Joko Widodo, justice, Maire Leadbeater, Measles, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports, Security, Self Determination, Separatism, West Papua, West Papua Action Auckland, West Papua human rights  /  Comments Off on Open letter to PM Ardern: Raise Papua human rights crimes with Jokowi

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Open letter to PM Ardern: Raise Papua human rights crimes with Jokowi Yanto Awerkion, a young activist who was promoting a petition calling for the UN Decolonisation Committee to become involved in West Papua, was jailed for more that 9 months for “treason”. He will […]

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Data collection on children in Pacific ‘poor’, says UNICEF

Published By   /  March 16, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Asia-Pacific Journalism, Children, Education, Federated States of Micronesia, Health, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, Nauru, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Islands health, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports, SDG, Social issues, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, UNICEF, Youth  /  Comments Off on Data collection on children in Pacific ‘poor’, says UNICEF

MIL OSI – Source: Evening Report Arts and Media Headline: Data collection on children in Pacific ‘poor’, says UNICEF Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Poor data collection in several Pacific Island countries is obstructing UNICEF’s first assessment to measure progress in achieving the Sustainable Development Goals for children according to a report. UNICEF’s report Progress for Children in […]

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