Aus doctors to vaccinate remote parts of Vanuatu

A former cruise ship has been transformed into a medical response vessel for the effort against COVID-19

As Vanuatu prepares to reopen from July,  Australian doctors are spearheading a drive to have residents on the country’s remote islands vaccinated against COVID-19, on board a refitted cruise ship.

Dr Ian Norton
Dr Ian Norton.

Emergency specialist Dr Ian Norton, founder of Australian social enterprise Respond Global, is working with Vanuatu ministry officials to deliver the rollout, with private funding