Staff Spotlight: Estera Badulescu


In 2019, DTS student Estera Badulescu stepped out of an aeroplane into the warm, humid air of Port Vila to serve the people of Vanuatu with her nursing skills for 7 weeks of outreach. During that time...

The FCC’s busy August

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August was a busy month for staff and visitors to the Family Care Centre (FCC) in Vanuatu! Not only did it see the return of several long term staff who had been on leave during the months of June and...

Answer to Prayer: Nurses Return to Vanuatu


Last month, we asked you to pray that two of the FCC nurses, Anna Harris and Estera Badulescu, would be able to return to Vanuatu after experiencing delays in their return plans. We are thankful to sh...

Responding to Community Spread in Vanuatu


During the first week of March, the government of Vanuatu reported their first case of Covid community spread. Five days later, the positive cases had reached 252 people infected with Covid. Following...

Staff Spotlight: Mary Scibiur


Almost eight years ago, Mary Scibiur stepped off the plane in Vanuatu to participate in her Outreach portion of DTS. Little did she realise at the time, perhaps, how significant this country would be ...

Pop Up Clinic On Pele

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Off the North side of Efate Island (home of the Family Care Centre) Pele island rises from the ocean about 17 kilometres from Efate’s coast. It is home to about 220 residents The FCC staff made the jo...

FCC’s First Antenatal Concludes


For the past 11 weeks, FCC nurse Melissa Johnny has facilitated a weekly antenatal class for expectant women. The class was developed two years ago, with the desire to empower women through knowledge ...

Mat Time: New Sponsors, New Skills, and New Communities

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Thursday nights in the Nakamal at the FCC continue to feature a crackling fire and a group of men enjoying each other’s fellowship. Lately, group chess lessons afford a chance to gain valuable s...

Pick Up Your Crutches and Walk!


Recently, during a clinic at the Family Care Centre, Nurse Mel Johnny welcomed a woman on crutches. Obviously in immense pain, her movements were rigid and she could barely sit down without falling ov...

FCC 2020 MRV Annual Report

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FCC 2020 MRV Annual Report (Click to View)