Vanuatu Minister launches IEC promotional materials on water and hygiene

The WASH Sector’s Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials on “Water and Hygiene” were launched by the Minister for Lands, Geology, Mines and Water Resources, Ralph Regenvanu.

The materials were the result of efforts by Vanuatu IEC WASH Sector Working Group that is made up of most of the WASH agencies and government offices. The Working Group believed and developed key IEC messages with the endorsement and approval of the Vanuatu National Advisory Board (NAB) on climate change and disaster risk reduction and Public Health Promotion Unit, Ministry of Health.

Nurse Anne wins US Women of Courage award for Vanuatu

U.S. Ambassador to Vanuatu, Walter North presented Pakoa the award in recognition for her continuous work in creating educational and professional employment opportunities for the women of Vanuatu.

The U.S. Peace Corps Director Carrie Hessler-Radelet also attended the award ceremony and praised Pakoa’s leadership and lifetime achievements in helping Vanuatu’s nursing professionals.