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Unite for safety: clean your hands

Port Vila, 14 October 2022; Global Handwashing Day (GHD) is celebrated each year on October 15th to increase global awareness of the importance of handwashing with soap. Handwashing with soap and clean water is among the most effective and inexpensive ways to prevent diarrheal diseases and pneumonia, which have claimed the lives of millions of children all over the world. During the COVID-19 pandemic, personal hygienic practices, especially handwashing with soap, is one of the key life-saving behaviours.

Top notch health science for Santo

Port Vila, 07 October 2022- Preparations are well underway for the 3rd Annual Vanuatu Health Research Symposium.

Nutrition response during Emergency

A week training on Nutrition in Emergency training held in Port Vila this week to address nutrition response during emergencies.

First ever training on Gender Based Violence SOP conducted to Health Care Workers

The Ministry of Health through Reproductive Maternal New born Child Adolescent Health (RAMNCAH) program conducted this week training on Sexual Gender Based violence (SGBV) Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) to Health care workers in Shefa Province.

No requirement for COVID-19 test prior to international travel to Vanuatu

Effective as of Monday 12 September 2022, the health requirement for a negative COVID-19 test or recovery letter prior to travel to Vanuatu has been removed.

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