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The mental health inquiry – a call to action for Pasifika

There’s a lot of banter out there at there at the moment about the governments’ new mental health inquiry, and the impact it will have on improving mental health in the future. The fact is, the success of the inquiry for Pasifika people will actually be dependent on the success of Pasifika people standing up and speaking out.

Published January 30, 2018
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Inspirational Careers in Public Health

Pasifika people are under-represented within the public health workforce. for those Pasifika currently in the public health workforce, it is often a call of passion.

Published November 30, 2017
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Turning the tide together

Le Va is delighted to be an official partner of the 2018 International Association of Suicide Prevention Asia Pacific Conference.

Published November 29, 2017
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A new look in the New Year

With the festive season just around the corner, the FLO team at Le Va are busy revamping the content and resources in the FLO Talanoa suicide prevention education programme in preparation for the new year with a refreshed focus!

Published November 28, 2017
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Faiva Ora Community Innovation Fund now open

Le Va is seeking proposals from Pasifika community groups for innovative projects that support Pasifika people with disabilities and align with the Ministry of Health’s Faiva Ora Action Plan.

Published November 28, 2017
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Surfing the waves

As part of the 5th International Conference of Te Ao Māramatanga (New Zealand College of Mental Health Nurses), Le Va supported ‘Surfing the Waves’ with a post conference half day workshop that focussed on engaging Pasifika families and communities in mental health services.

Published November 2, 2017
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