DENVER, CO, March 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NEWMEDIAWIRE – Phoenix Life Sciences International Limited (PLSI) (“Phoenix Life” or the “Company”), an adaptive healthcare solutions company, today announced that Dr. Santus Wari has joined the company as Head of National Healthcare for the Republic of Vanuatu.
Dr. Santus Wari is the former Acting Director of the Vanuatu Department of Curative & Hospital Services and former Vanuatu Ministry of Health Director General of Health. He was also the Medical Superintendent for the Vila Central Hospital and Northern Provincial Hospital in Vanuatu at varying times. Dr. Wari served as the Senior Consulting Surgeon for the Ministry of Health during his 25 years as a surgeon and, prior to joining the government of Vanuatu, he gained formal medical training under the supervision of the Australian Medical Support to Vanuatu. He holds Bachelor’s degrees of Medicine and Surgery from The University of the South Pacific and a Post Graduate degree in General Surgery from The Fiji School of Medicine. Serving the medical needs of the Republic of Vanuatu, Dr. Santus Wari retired in 2018.
“Dr. Santus Wari holds a strong reputation in Vanuatu’s medical community, and we’re honored that he has agreed to spearhead operations for the National Network of Community Clinics and Dispensing Pharmacies, to address and provide solutions for the national diabetes epidemic. Further, Dr. Santus Wari joins the research team as a lead investigator for clinical trials for our cannabinoid-based Type 2 diabetes management product, Phoenix Metabolic, adding greater experience in Pacific Island communities,” said Phoenix Life Sciences International CEO Martin Tindall. “As we continue to build out our expert team, I look forward to seeing what our collaborative knowledge, experience, and relationships can bring to our potentially life-changing efforts.”
“Having worked directly with the local hospitals and healthcare clinics in Vanuatu, I have seen first-hand how prominent the country’s diabetes epidemic has become and the need for citizens to have a more accessible, safe and affordable alternative treatment to address the disease,” said Phoenix Life Head of National Healthcare Dr. Santus Wari. “Alongside Phoenix Life, I look forward to not only building out the company’s efforts in Vanuatu, but also helping to change healthcare around the world.”
Phoenix Life, with the assistance of Dr. Wari, plans to continue building out its network of Community Clinics and Dispensing Pharmacies throughout Vanuatu. These clinics will greatly expand the country’s diabetes treatment options by providing preventative blood sugar testing, dispensing pharmacies and other services to promote the health of the local people.
To learn more about Phoenix Life Sciences International, please visit https://phoenixlife.co/ or for the local Vanuatu website to register or for more local information please visit https://phoenixlife.vu.
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Phoenix Life Sciences International Limited is an adaptive healthcare solutions company. Our business is to advance research and integrate programs and manufacturing of products that target and treat diabetes, pain, cancer, and address psychological, gastrointestinal, autoimmune, neurological and sleep disorders. We strive to create partnerships and integrate these programs for human health into communities worldwide as part of our Global Health Initiative.
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