UNICEF Update February 2021

As we finally receive vaccines in the Pacific we are delighted to provide a full update from UNICEF. To download UNICEF’s February 2021 update for Rotary Give Every Child A Future click here

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Chinese New Year Banquet Raises NZ$11,500 for RGECAF

Chinese New Year celebrations traditionally focus on sharing good wishes for health and prosperity in the year ahead. This year a sold-out event was organised by the Rotary Club of Wellington in favour of better health for Pacific children. Thanks to many generous guests and prize donors, more than $11,500…

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Rotary Give Every Child A Future rolls out

All Rotarians ‘down under’ should now be familiar with Rotary Give Every Child A Future (RGECAF). It is the one Centenary project that spans the whole zone and the aim is to involve every Rotarian, every Rotary club and every Rotary district in saving lives in the Pacific. Rotary Give…

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Celebrating a 100 years of service

    During the one-hour event, the Governor-General and Mrs Hurley took part in the ‘Passing the Baton’ ceremony and the audience enjoyed musical performances by Josh Piterman, Nick Jones and Leo Sayer. To celebrate 100 years of Rotary in Australia and New Zealand, Rotary is reflecting and celebrating the…

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Rotary grants provide a major boost

    The Rotary Give Every Child A Future project to introduce three vaccines into nine Pacific Island countries, reached a significant milestone this month (March 2020) with the approval of NINE Global Grants by The Rotary Foundation. These grants, one for each country for the first year of the…

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Measles in Samoa, our response

    In July 2018, two babies died in Samoa very soon after receiving their measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine. The Samoan national MMR vaccine programme was subsequently suspended for months while investigation into the cause of the babies deaths was carried out. This was proven to be a result…

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Rotary & UNICEF team up to vaccinate the Pacific

    An immunisation programme to reach 100,000 children in nine Pacific countries was launched in Wellington last week. The “Give Every Child a Future” project is the major international focus of civil society group Rotary as it celebrates 100 years of service in New Zealand, Australia and the Pacific.…

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Vaccine Project Launch in the Pacific

     TP+ Rotary partner with UNICEF to launch vaccine project in the Pacific Rotary launched their centennial projects at Government House, announcing a Pacific immunisation programme in partnership with UNICEF. The programme will reach 100,000 children with three vaccines in the Pacific.   Originally reported in TP+

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