Ben Bohane talks to Dr Paula Vivili, Director of Public Health at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in Noumea and Dr Nick Thomson, an epidemiologist and health security expert. They discuss how the Pacific has so far responded to the Covid19 emergency, closed borders and public health concerns.
36 min Listen - 27 Jun 2022
Social Media Security (Part One)
Social media has created seismic shifts in the way people connect and relate. As mobile phone usage and internet connectivity expands across the Pacific, the use of platforms such as Facebook has provided new economic and social opportunities for the region. Nick McDonnell (Head of Public Policy for NZ and the Pacific, Meta), Dr…
36 min Listen - 26 Jul 2022
Social Media Security (Part Two)
In part two of our Pacific Wayfinder series on Social Media Security in the Pacific, Eliorah Malifa speaks further with Nick McDonnell (Head of Public Policy for NZ and the Pacific, Meta), Dr Amanda H A Watson (Research Fellow, ANU); and Jope Tarai, (PhD candidate in Digital politics, ANU) about the increased use of…