Frontline workers

Airports Vanuatu staff among the first to receive COVID-19 vaccine

AVL Chief Executive Officer Jason Rakau, AVL Board Directors Letlet August and Bettina Mahieu, Group Head of Air Navigation Services Kevin Abel, Manager Commercial Jorick Sarginson, and frontline staff from Airport Rescue and Firefighting Services (Hamish Malokle and Ben Bule), Aviation Security (Natu Vira) and Customer Services (Lissie Woiviresulu) were part of the first 100 leaders to receive their jab at the National Convention Centre yesterday.

Rakau said he was proud to have been selected in this group of top leaders to be offered the vaccine.

Large turnout for frontline workers COVID-19 awareness sessions in Vanuatu

Since the Government has approved the rollout of a safe and effective vaccine, the ministry’s Health Risk Communications Team has been working with the Shefa Provincial Health Team to deliver the sessions to relevant organisations to ensure a successful and peaceful rollout of vaccination programme.

The team held a training of trainer’s course for nurses practicing on Efate Island and provided them with COVID-19 up-to-date information.

Health workers on Efate as frontline workers are amongst the first priority group to receive a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine.