AUSTRALIA SUPPORTS COVID-19 RESPONSE IN THE REGION
The Australian Government is working in partnership with neighbouring countries to keep our region safe.
We are responding to requests from our Pacific partners for laboratory diagnosis, personal protective equipment, risk communication strategies, and national response planning and budgeting. We are jointly funding the WHO’s Pacific regional coronavirus response plan with New Zealand.
Contain This – Vaccine Uptake in the Indo-Pacific
Our first episode of the new Contain This series on vaccines in our region. Listen to Professor Amin Soebandrio from the Eijkman Institute, Sister Afu Tei from Tonga and Julie Leask from Sydney University. Listen here.
Health Security Hero – Tania Areori
Meet Tania Areori, Papua New Guinea’s first female veterinarian. Read about her new job at the Pacific Paravet Training Program, supported by the Centre. Read more.
Access to Vaccines for the Indo-Pacific
The Australian Government is committed to supporting access to safe, effective and affordable COVID-19 vaccines for the Pacific and Southeast Asia, as part of a shared recovery for our region from the pandemic. Read more.