Thursday 15 November saw the launching of the Vanuatu National Oral Health Survey and Vanuatu National Oral Health Policy. The official reports can be downloaded here: NOHS 2017 Report Final Summary NOHS 2017 Report Final National Oral Health Survey 2017 – Workbook Final Congratulations to all involved in this massive undertaking.
September 2017, MSM Vanuatu Mission 4 Since its inception MSM has encouraged Ni-Van workers to be involved in mission, and is delighted this year to be working alongside Vanuatu MOH dental colleagues on the National Oral Health Survey 2017. MSM Mission 4 to the Banks Islands had five Ni-Vanuatu staff in the medical team, including […]
“A Row”, Westernport Marina, Hastings, VIC Wednesday 8 November 2017 The last “Official” Ships Log from Refuge Cove titled “One more sleep and Chimere is home” did kind of leave things up in the air a bit. Well, as Cam’s brief mission-by-numbers post confirms, YES we did make it back to Westernport Marina; our old […]
Refuge Cove, Wilsons Prom. VIC Tuesday 7 November 2017 The wind comes in sustained gusts, vibrating the rigging and rattling whatever it can find on deck to rattle; shackles, clips, hand rails and halyards. All comforting sounds as we soak in the blissful stillness of this most aptly-named piece of Victorian coastline – […]
In an attempt to take advantage of a gap between weather systems we sheltered 3 hours behind Gabo Island Now we are setting sail for Wilsons Prom. Draw a straight line between Point Hicks and Wilsons Prom, make a few allowances for oil rigs and that’s where we’ll be. May not have the inter-web See […]
Broulee Island, NSW South Coast Friday 3 November 2017 The final leg home from Sydney to Melbourne officially began yesterday afternoon around 3:30pm as we eased our way out of our berth at the Cruising Yacht Club of Australia (CYCA) in Rushcutters Bay, being careful not to take the corners off any other […]
NSW South Coast Friday 3 November 2017 Must be in home waters… Albatrosses!!! Lots of them And we’ve even seen some mutton birds, not migrating south as we did in Vanuatu but now home and looking for a feed It’s the first morning out of Sydney and we are off Batemans Bay with a steady […]
Hello All, Well Chimere isn’t home quite yet, she’s in Sydney and our crew are all on the way home or already there. Since the last blog it is fair to say that a number of prayers were answered and a few surprises were thrown in. The most significant answer to prayer was that a […]
Great News !! Chimere and her loyal skipper and crew have arrived in Sydney, just before the predicted SW change later today Congratulations !!
Sunday 29th October 2017 Hello All, This morning we sighted the sweet shores of Australia for the first time on our trip. It’s amazing how much it means to us, in many ways really, such as: A few bars of phone reception had us all diving for pinging phones and making calls and texts to […]