Better health services will be provided by Family Health Center

Better health services will be provided by Family Health Center

In a press announcement, the Port Vila Family Health Center Director Dustin Tate informed the public that the clinic will be introducing a new lab with an onsite X-ray. Vila Central Hospital’s (VCH) decentralization policy has been followed by the Family Health Clinic.  This comes as a move to encourage the patients to avail themselves…

Vanuatu Tourism Office confirms entry requirements ahead of the country’s reopening

Vanuatu Tourism Office confirms entry requirements ahead of the country’s reopening

New requirements for international visitors have been issued as of July 1st, by the Vanuatu Tourism Office. In July, visitors to Vanuatu only need to bring a negative Rapid Antigen Test (RAT) if the patient has recently had Covid-19, that must be obtained within 24 hours of departure. The requirements for entering Vanuatu are as…

Planning a trip to Vanuatu from 1 July? Here’s what you need to know

Planning a trip to Vanuatu from 1 July? Here’s what you need to know

Vanuatu will open its borders to fully vaccinated international visitors starting on July 1, 2022, with no quarantine or arrival cap in place. Now, local businesses are gearing up to welcome visitors from around the world with new products, working with Australian wholesalers to showcase their goods, re-hiring employees, and making sure their hotels, restaurants,…

Fijian Pastor Deported

Fijian Pastor Deported

Yesterday, a Fijian pastor was deported to Fiji as part of a joint operation by the Vanuatu Immigration Services and the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF), through the Vanuatu Interpol Unit. On Monday, May 30th, Ishmael Kalsakau, the Deputy Prime Minister and Internal Affairs Minister, signed a Removal Order for Pastor Jone Isireli. His removal was…

DEPORTED

DEPORTED

A Fijian pastor was deported yesterday by the Vanuatu Immigration Services and the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF), both of which are under the jurisdiction of the Vanuatu Interpol Unit. On May 30th, 2022, Ishmael Kalsakau, as Minister of Internal Affairs and Internal Affairs, signed Pastor Jone Isireli’s Removal Order Authorities detained the Pastor on board…

COVID-19 vaccination records issued by Vanuatu recognized by Hong Kong from 1st June

COVID-19 vaccination records issued by Vanuatu recognized by Hong Kong from 1st June

The Vanuatu government has reached an agreement with the Hong Kong government to accept vaccination records provided by Vanuatu as recognized vaccination records for visitors to Hong Kong who had previously resided outside of the city. The new rules will come into force at 12:00 a.m. on June 1 (Wednesday). After midnight on June 1,…

Vanuatu Red Cross struggling to get vaccines to outer islands
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Vanuatu Red Cross struggling to get vaccines to outer islands

Increases in immunisation rates have been hampered, according to Vanuatu Red Cross, because of the difficulty in shipping Covid-19 vaccinations outside of Port Vila. Over 7,600 Covid-19 cases have been reported in Vanuatu since the beginning of the year, and just 38 percent of the population has been vaccinated. It is difficult for the government…

Children condemned the government’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

Children condemned the government’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination

This morning, children also took part in a peaceful picket in front of the national Parliament. A mother told the Daily Post that she brought her child to participate in peaceful picketing against the government’s plan to vaccinate Vanuatu’s youth. She stated that the children are Vanuatu’s future and that they do not want them…