‘He’ll keep taking the hits.’ A Samoan Kiwi who just wants to help Pacific health progress

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‘He’ll keep taking the hits.’ A Samoan Kiwi who just wants to help Pacific health progress

Silao Vaisola-Sefo_April 2021
South Seas Healthcare chief executive Silao Vaisola-Sefo grew up in Samoa caring for his then bedridden mother, spoke no English when he first went to primary school in Dunedin, and played rugby until his body said "no more" and then he needed a new plan

Alan Perrott meets a man who pushed for Ōtara, south Auckland, to get a ‘gold-standard’ COVID-19 community-based assessment centre last year

Silao Vaisola-Sefo, South Seas Healthcare chief executive Heritage: Gagaifo o le Vao village, Samoa Arrived in New Zealand: Aged eight years ol