medical equipment

New Zealand donates medical supplies to Vila Central Hospital

The supplies and equipment were provided by the New Zealand Medical Treatment Scheme (NZMTS) and the ‘Take My Hands’ organization in New Zealand.

The supplies include gowns and scrubs, blankets, Cardiac Monitors, PPE and other equipment requested by VCH.

The New Zealand Medical Treatment Scheme (NZMTS) aims to assist Pacific island countries to provide their citizens with access to specialized medical treatment. The NZMTS comprises two components: the Overseas Referral Scheme; and the Visiting Medical Specialists.

UK and WHO deliver essential medical equipment across the Pacific

The World Health Organization’s Division of Pacific Technical Support based in Suva, Fiji, and the WHO Country Liaison Office in Tonga are working to meet these varied needs alongside partners like the government of the United Kingdom (UK).