World Vision meets Premier Manetiva

WorldVision staff with the Premier of Central Province Stanley Manetiva.
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WORLD Vision Solomon Islands team has made a courtesy call to the Premier of Central Islands Province Stanley Manetiva at his Office in Tulagi, Sunday.

During the meeting, the team update premier on the progress of the Immunization Project that World Vision is currently implementing at ten communities in Ngella.

Also, present during the meeting was Deputy Provincial Secretary Delilah Lowe.

It was also an opportunity for WVSI National Director to meet the premier and update him on the organization’s plans for other projects to the province.  

Speaking during the meeting, Immunization Project Coordinator Noelyn Palua updated the premier that the project has now reached the third quarter of implementation.

She explained the first quarter included launching, mapping of health facilities and to the target communities and social mobilizers while the second quarter was training of health workers on community engagement, training for social mobilizers and community leaders for the immunization strategy and distribution of Information, Education and Communication materials (ICE) about immunization.

 “On the second quarter we established social mobilizer groups where in Ngella there are 25 social mobilizers in 10 communities the project is being implemented,” she said.

Palua said the third quarter is the planning stage of strengthening of clinic committees of each communities and organization of joint outreach programs for health workers and social mobilizers.

WVSI National Director Jimmy Nadapdap also took time to inform premier about the proposed project the organization working towards implementing in the province in the future.

Meanwhile, Premier Manetiva assured the team that Central Islands Province will always welcome WVSI in its plans especially if the projects are good for the Central Islands Province.

Premier Manetiva also thanked Immunization project for moving forward in its implementation and looking forward to continue partner with World Vision on future projects.