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P&O donates vaccines to Vanuatu


Published on Apr 19, 2011

P&O Cruises has donated surplus vaccines to public health authorities in the Pacific island national of Vanuatu. The handover of 500 units of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine took place during one of Pacific Jewel’s calls at Port Vila, and forms part of the company's CSR programme, which encompasses sustainable environmental practices, and providing local business opportunities as well as basic infrastructure for destination communities.

“The recent vaccine donation in Vanuatu highlights the strong relationship P&O Cruises Australia has established with communities over many years of cruising to the Pacific Islands,” said Ann Sherry, CEO of Carnival Australia, which operates P&O Cruises.

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