Vanuatu’s Northern Provincial Hospital hosts health week

The Northern Provincial Hospital in Vanuatu is hosting a health week to promote health research, increase public awareness of health issues and promote community partnership, and ownership of health services

The health week started on Monday with a parade from Luganville main town to the event centre at the Northern Provincial Hospital grounds.

The theme of the health week is ‘Sustaining Health through Unity’

According to the organisers various topics like communicable disease, non-communicable disease and nursing career pathways will be discussed.

The highlight is a panel discussion on Friday about the increase in NCD cases.


Photo supplied Caption: Health awareness posters on display in a booth at Northern Provincial Hospital.



Tensly Sumbe