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Free POLHN Courses Success Stories - Solomon Islands

Interview with Dental Hygienist Kilton Pelobule

13 Dec, 2018

My name is Kilton Pelobule. I was born and bred in the Solomon Islands. I am employed by the Dental Department in the Ghizo Hospital as a Dental Hygienist....

Diabetes Course Student Success Story From Kiribati

Registered Nurse Success Story On Diabetes Management Course - Kiribati

15 Nov, 2018

I am Debbie Koin Iotia and I am from Kiribati. I have been a registered nurse since 2014 and currently work in the diabetic foot care clinic within Tungaru Central Hospital in Kiribati where I have be...

Vikash Chand Success Story with POLHN

Registered Nurse Vikash Chand Success Story with POLHN

29 Oct, 2018

My name is Vikash Chand I am a Registered Nurse with 5 years of clinical experience. Currently, I am based at the stress management ward of Lautoka Hospital in Fiji, where I have been using my 3 years...

Interview with registered nurse Wati Driso

24 Oct, 2018

My name is Wati Vulimai Lodoni Driso, I am a Registered Nurse at Ba Mission Hospital in Fiji. I have a Diploma in General and Obstetric Nursing and this is my 8th year in the Medical field. So far I h...

Interview with HIV Counsellor Darwin Babon

16 Oct, 2018

My name is Darwin F. Babon. I was born and bred in the Philippines. I am employed by the Department of Health here at the Cordillera Administrative Regional Office as a Supervising Regional HIV Counse...

Interview with Dental Clinician Joseph Rusaqoli

05 Oct, 2018

oseph Rusaqoli is a Dental Clinician in the Cook Islands, where he also runs outreach and school programmes. He recently spoke about his POLHN experiences and how they helped him to stay professionall...

Interview with Team Leader Susana

27 Sep, 2018

I am Susana Veikoso, Team Leader for the Infection Prevention & Control Unit at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital in Suva. I graduated from the Fiji School of Nursing in 2002....

Interview with Learning Support Assistant Elyssa

21 Sep, 2018

My name is Elyssa Sang Bacsain, I am currently working as a private Learning Support Assistant (LSA) and Para Educator. This is my 4th year in teaching. I love teaching people and kids with learning d...

Being a Mental Health Nurse - Interview with Sonam Devi

01 Aug, 2018

Hello fellow readers!! I am Sonam Swastika Devi, and I have been a mental health nurse in the stress management ward at Lautoka Hospital for the past six years now....

Interview with Team Leader Akata Parker

27 Jul, 2018

I am a Team Leader for Tamavua Rehabilitation Centre. I love what I do and I do what I love! Nursing is a very rewarding career. It is an ongoing learning opportunity. Every single day is different an...

Vinisha Achieved Certificate In Tuberculosis Course

“POLHN is a flexible way of learning” - Vinisha Singh

11 Jul, 2018

am currently a registered nurse at Tamavua Twomey Hospital in the TB ward. This is my 5th year in service . I started my nursing education with Fiji National University (FNU) where I did my Diploma i...

“Through POLHN My Knowledge and Skills Stay Sharp and Relevant” – Shivali Rao

10 Jul, 2018

My name is Shivali, and I am a registered nurse. I am currently working in the Emergency Department at Lautoka Hospital. This is my 3rd year in service, and I enjoy being an Emergency Room (ER) Nurse....

Success Stories of POLHN Students Nigeria

Success Story : Terkuma Chia

05 Jul, 2018

I work as a Technologist and Research Assistant at the College of Health Sciences, Nile University of Nigeria, Abuja, Nigeria....

“POLHN Courses are The Key to Enhancing Your Professional and Personal Capabilities” - Ene Ivy

27 Jun, 2018

I have a background in program/project management, with the experience of working for the Sustainable Mechanism for Improving Livelihoods and Household Empowerment (SMILE), a USAID-funded project supp...

As POLHN grew, I grew with it

21 Feb, 2018

I work as an ICT Support Officer at Lautoka Hospital. In 2003, during POLHN’s infancy stage, I volunteered to take up the role of POLHN focal point to provide technical support to the POLHN Centre a...

The POLHN Journey of Kishan Kumar

03 Feb, 2018

Kishan Kumar is a senior lecturer at the Sangam College of Nursing in Fiji. Thanks to POLHN, he has successfully completed his Master’s degree. Read below to learn about his journey....

POLHN Country Coordinator - Fazleen Nisha

"It's the health workers that make POLHN truly special!" - interview with Fiji country coordinator Fazleen Nisha

18 Jan, 2018

My role is to provide technical support to the POLHN learning centers throughout Fiji and assist students with enquiries and applications. I also support Fiji’s Ministry of Health and Medical Servic...

The POLHN Journey of Mereani Moce

15 Jan, 2018

Mereani Moce graduated from Fiji National University in 1998 with a Diploma in Nursing and now has more than 20 years of experience in various health fields. These includ general surgery, medicine, pe...

Sister Bulou Aliti Boginivalu

09 Jan, 2018

For Sister Bulou Boginivalu, it seemed like she would always pursue a career in nursing. Her interest in the field dates back to when she was young and would sign her diary with Bulou Boginivalu, futu...

Success story: Nego Alwin

28 Dec, 2017

Nego Alwin is a health information systems officer at the Vanuatu Ministry of Health. He is currently undertaking POLHN-sponsored courses at Fiji National University in the field of public health, and...

The success story of Dr Rajneel Kumar

28 Dec, 2017

Rajneel Kumar is a doctor at Lautoka Divisional Hospital in Fiji. He has recently been undertaking POLHN-sponsored courses at Fiji National University (FNU), and spoke to POLHN to share some of his ex...

Success story: Dr Alofa Funaki

27 Dec, 2017

After graduating from the Fiji School of Medicine in 2006 with a Bachelor of Medicine and a Bachelor of Surgery, I thought my learning journey had come to an end. But my thinking changed when I was in...

The POLHN Experience of Joseph Rusaqoli - Cook Islands Dental Therapist

26 Dec, 2017

As a dental therapist, his job entails doing fillings, full mouth cleaning and polishing, extractions, oral hygiene instruction and giving dietary advice in relation to dental caries and gum disease. ...

Featured Personality: POLHN country coordinator for Kiribati - Terere Takai

09 Dec, 2017

I have a Certificate in computing skills from Kiribati Institute of Technology. I worked for the Ministry of Health as an Assistant Graphic Designer but my passion for POLHN coordinator evolved over t...

My POLHN Journey - Shashi Lata

02 Dec, 2017

I was not ready to go back to the university as a full-time student to pursue my post graduate studies. The idea of undertaking a post graduate certificate after a very long break was daunting. I was ...

Featured Personality: POLHN focal point for Palau - Sunshine Garcia

27 Jun, 2017

Sunshine Garcia is a medical librarian at Belau National Hospital in Palau. Currently, she is working with POLHN as its focal point for Palau, a position she has held for eight years. She caught up wi...

Featured personality: POLHN focal point for Tonga – Simaima Filiai

13 Jun, 2017

Simaima Filiai is a health project officer at the Tongan Ministry of Health. She also works with POLHN as its focal point for Tonga. She recently spoke to the POLHN team to share some of her experienc...

Featured Personality: POLHN Focal Point for North Fiji – Devina Gaundan

01 Jun, 2017

Devina is a senior sister at Labasa Hospital, and has been with POLHN as its North Fiji focal point for the past four years. Earlier this week, she spoke to the POLHN Secretariat to share some of her ...

Opening of the Guam POLHN Centre

12 Jul, 2016

The Guam Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) held its official opening ceremony to launch the DPHSS POLHN Centre on June 11, 2015....