Dr Amelia Latu Afuhaamango Tuipulotu is the World Health Organisation’s new Chief Nursing Officer. In 2019, Dr Tuipulotu became Tonga’s first female Minister for Health, and has been a member of the WHO Executive Board since May 2020. She replaces another Pacific Islander, Cook Islands’ Elizabeth Iro.
Massey University (NZ) Professor Dr. Apisalome Movono is the new Lead Expert on the Pacific Tourism Organisation’s Panel for Climate Change.
Former DFAT official Rod Hilton has taken office as Australia’s High Commissioner . . .