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Rearing children in cyber age a challenge: Polye

Mr Polye made the remark when delivering a speech to mark the World AIDs Day at the Sir John Guise Indoor complex in Port Moresby.

He said he is the father of seven kids of whom three are teenagers.

“With them growing up in a modern society where almost everyone is having access to the internet is a challenge for me.

“They can fall into the temptation of being lured by those living with the virus,” he said.

UN launches $25 billion strategy to end preventable deaths of mothers and children

An initial commitments of more than $25 billion for the next five years to provide life-saving treatments, from immunizations to perinatal care.

The Global Strategy for Women’s, Children’s and Adolescents’ Health includes new policies and ground-breaking partnerships from 40 countries and over 100 international organizations, philanthropic foundations, UN agencies, civil society and the private sector.

Tasmanian family hope to donate books to children in the Pacific

After a 12-month voyage around the region on their yacht, the Sutherland family brought home a fresh perspective on life and now aim to collect and distribute books for under-resourced schools.

Braye Sutherland said when he packed up his family and set sail for the South Pacific, he knew their adventure would be life changing.

"I tend to be pretty impatient and rush around a fair bit," he said.

"But if you can, just take some time and sit and watch and actually listen to people, rather than rushing through life.