Covid-19 underscores long held strengths and challenges in Pacific health.

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Jacinta Fa'alii-Fidow

Keywords

Pacific Health, COVID-19, New Zealand

Abstract

Much has been made of the Pacific Covid-19 response and the manner in which Pacific providers and communities rallied to combat Covid-19, particularly during the second Auckland outbreak. Led by a well-coordinated central team of Pacific experts from across the country, frontline workers, officials, media, communications experts, researchers and community champions across all sectors acted swiftly, demonstrating their versatility and the potential to respond and to protect their people when given the mandate and resources.


 

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