Women marching in Vanuatu

/ November 16, 2017

Women in Port Vila marching for women’s economic empowerment.

National Health Forum 2017 in Samoa was raising public awareness of health, exercise and diet.

Tuvaluan dancers performing for the farewell ceremony of the President of Taiwan when she visited Funafuti.

Focus group Tonga

/ October 27, 2017

Focus group discussion with health staff to discuss constraints faced in delivering primary health care services in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. 

Indigenous women have poorer health outcomes than non-indigenous in Cambodia. This community consultation with women in Mondulkiri highlighted the financial, transport and socio-cultural barriers they face in accessing health services. Traditional beliefs that define pregnancy related blood as polluting and require families to pay compensation to villagers where blood is spilled hinders families from allowing women to deliver in facilities and transporters being prepared to take them.

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