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Pacific agency partners with Govt to address MIQ failures
After a raft of issues affecting some Pasifika in quarantine facilities, like a lack of food and medical care, the Government has agreed to partner with a Pacific agency to work towards solutions.
MIQ in partnership with Pasifika Futures
Managed Isolation and Quarantine (MIQ) is working closely with Pasifika Futures Limited (PFL) – the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families, to help Pacific individuals and families who are needing support in MIQ.
Community Finders – A partnership based on community safety and wellbeing
Pasifika Futures (PFL) – the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families – in partnership with The Fono, mobilized a team of Covid-19 “Community Finders” to help stop the spread of the contagious Delta variant within the Pacific community.
“We were enabled to serve our community”- Schools grateful for support
The Delta variant had proven how contagious it is within the community with multiple schools infected within a short space of time. For Ōtāhuhu College a link to a positive Covid-19 Delta case meant staff, students and their families were directed to self-isolate immediately.
Supporting schools affected by the outbreak with agility and purpose
When the current Delta outbreak affected the schools of De La Salle College and McAuley High School, there was no hesitation by Pasifika Futures (PFL) – the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families – to reach out and offer their support.
$23 million boost for Whānau Ora is a welcomed investment for Pasifika Futures
Pasifika Futures (PFL) – the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families – will receive a boost in funding after Prime Minister, the Rt Hon. Jacinda Ardern and the Minister for Whānau Ora, the Hon. Peeni Henare, announced an additional $23 million in funding for Whānau Ora services.
“Their immediate needs are our priority” – Leadership in crisis
Pasifika Futures (PFL) – the Whānau Ora commissioning agency for Pacific families will continue to provide its extensive support services for Pacific families while the demand is still there.
“We have to work together” – Pacific leadership unified in current crisis
Collective responsibility between different organisations and Pacific providers is the thread that binds them together as Pacific communities continue to be the worst affected by New Zealand’s current Covid-19 Delta outbreak.
Pasifika Futures step up to meet the growing demand for lockdown support
Pacific families continue to seek immediate support from the Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) through Pasifika Futures (PFL) – the Whānau Ora agency for Pacific families as the Covid-19 Delta outbreak continues to worsen and Alert Level 4 lock down is extended further.
Pasifika Futures activate immediate Lockdown support for Pacific families
As we continue to live in this “New Norm” and adjust our lives to different Alert Levels, the Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) through Pasifika Futures (PFL) – the Whānau Ora agency for Pacific families – remains resolute and active in its support of Pacific families.
Cook Islands Language Week 2021: “It’s the people who pull me back to where I’m from…”
Pasifika Medical Association (PMA) President, Dr Tearikivao ‘Kiki’ Maoate (ONZM,FRACS) recently received the Tu Rangatira Health Award which honors individuals who have significantly contributed to improving the quality of life of Cook Islanders in the region.
Cook Islands Language Week 2021: Dr Aumea Herman ‘overwhelmed’ after receiving Tu Rangatira Award
Director of Pacific Health at Waitematā District Health Board, Dr Josephine Aumea Herman, was awarded the Tu Rangatira International Award which, recognises instrumental work in advancing and developing Cook Islands community and culture.