Are workers in Papua New Guinea willing to take COVID-19 vaccine?

Are workers in Papua New Guinea willing to take COVID-19 vaccine?

Public health experts generally agree that the best way to stop a pandemic is to get everyone immunised. While the worldwide COVID-19 outbreak began in December 2019, only 1.2 percent of Papua New Guineans (PNG) were fully protected as of October 2021. Businesses in Papua New Guinea have begun actively encouraging vaccination rollout in the…

Elite rugby team champions COVID-19 vaccination in Papua New Guinea

Elite rugby team champions COVID-19 vaccination in Papua New Guinea

The Central Dabaris, a well-known Papua New Guinea (PNG) rugby league club, stood up to COVID-19. During an event organised by the Central Provincial Health Authority (PHA) and the USAID-supported EpiC project, both players and officials were vaccinated at the Sogeri Health Centre in Central Province. A major purpose of the event was to raise…

COVID-19 And The Intersection Of Public Health Emergency And Disaster Law In The Pacific

COVID-19 And The Intersection Of Public Health Emergency And Disaster Law In The Pacific

Through isolation and elimination, many Pacific Islands avoided the worst of COVID-19. However, the pandemic has had an additional impact in the form of out-of-date laws, overburdened healthcare systems, and economic stagnation. It has been seven years since the Sendai Framework was adopted, and more than two years since the COVID-19 pandemic began. The Global…