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Pacific Healthy Babies Healthy Futures Competition Time

on 21/02/2018

Pacific Healthy Babies Healthy Futures Competition Time

There are two chances to win with the Pacific Healthy Babies Healthy Futures programme prize draws. If you’re a Pacific woman that is pregnant or a caregiver of infants under 4yrs old and registered with The Fono’s services then find out more. Chances to win a $150 Pak n Save Voucher or a $250.00 baby pack!

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Patrick packs his bags for Dunedin

on 21/02/2018

Patrick packs his bags for Dunedin

Samoan-born-and-raised senior dental assistant Patrick Soon has flown the coop to complete a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) at Otago University. Although a trained dentist in Samoa, Patrick was unable to practice in New Zealand. After working at The Fono Central as a DA for almost four years, The Fono is proud to be supporting Patrick in his career development to further his qualifications in Dunedin.

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A mobile health tool for the Pacific community

on 19/02/2018

A mobile health tool for the Pacific community

The Fono is excited to help carry out research in the development and trialing of a new Pacific healthy lifestyle mobile app called Ol@-Or@. The innovative app, aimed at improving the health and well-being of Pacific communities, has been developed for Pacific people by Pacific people.

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Tackling tooth decay through a holistic approach

on 02/02/2018

Tackling tooth decay through a holistic approach

Clinical Director of Dental at The Fono West, Dr Mowafaq Amso talks about how The Fono’s recent water pledge signing enhances the work already carried out by dental team to encourage people to drink water as the first choice and improve the health and wellbeing of Pacific people.

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