Supported Grants

The St Vincent’s Pacific Health Fund provides financial support for a wide variety of projects and activities to improve health care and medical education resources in the Pacific Region.


The Fund has assisted in:

  • providing much-needed equipment to hospitals and clinics
  • supporting clinical exchange programs for health workers
  • supporting the publication of educational resources and training courses
  • providing grants and scholarships to institutions and individuals for specific health projects.

Details of some of our successful grants are included below.

Art Therapy and Mental Health in Fiji


Research examining the benefits and challenges of developing an art therapy programme in Suva, Fiji

Mental Health in Noumea


Pacific mental health policy, service delivery and practice- regional meeting to build up Child and Adolescent Services

Primary Trauma Care in Samoa


Vital training to address an increasingly significant cause of death and disability

Advanced Life Support for Solomon Islands


Standardised approach to cardiopulmonary resuscitation in Solomon Islands

Safe Surgery in PNG

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Access to Safe Surgery and Safe Anaesthesia- rural doctors hit the city

Pacific Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine (EM) in the Pacific has taken a momentous step forward with this inaugural regional Leadership Workshop.

Look and Learn ED Nursing Attachment


Two nurses from the Solomon Islands recently completed a Look and Learn attachment at the Royal Darwin Hospital ED

Point of Care Ultrasound Course


Dr. Vivek Lal from Fiji learning Point of care Ultrasound skills.

Learning Emergency Medicine in Chicago


Dr. Arveen Maharja was able to attend an International ED conference in Chicago as part of his ongoing training to be an Emergency Specialist in Fiji.