SummaryOne of the three components of the New Zealand Medical Treatment Scheme (NZMTS) is the Overseas Referral Scheme (ORS).
Analysis of the Content and Characteristics of Zoom Consultations between Fiji and the Children’s Haematology Oncology Centre, Christchurch
Photograph in Fiji Times (supplied by WOWS) during Child Cancer Awareness Month, August 2021BackgroundBy the early 2000s, evidence was emerging that common childhood cancers in resource-limited countries were curable at reasonable cost.
Post-graduate certificate in child health nursing (PGCCHN) – Fiji and Tonga – training a further cohort is underway Year 5
Summary of initiativeIn 2019, 20 students (from Fiji and Tonga) enrolled to take part in the PGCCHN, which is a partnership between Counties Manukau Health (CM Health) and the Fiji College of Nursing and the Sangam College of Nursing.
Containers of Medical Equipment and Supplies delivered to the Pacific through a partnership between Counties Manukau Health and Take My Hands – NZMTS for Kiribati and Vanuatu
Summary of initiativeTake My Hands is a social enterprise that sources usable medical equipment and resources from New Zealand health providers and sends them to overseas hospitals and health centres in need.