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Our Company

SPAH is a not for profit charity public ancillary fund

South Pacific Allied Health was established in 2012 in response to the needs of the people of the Makira Province
in the Solomon Islands. Through our Adopt-A-Village program our teams meet face to face with local communities to provide care, and assist people with the process of helping themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without social bias. 

Our Strategy

SPAH works with its In Country Partner in the Solomon Islands who have been established there for 60 years.
The SDA Solomon Islands MIssion (SIM) is a government endorsed organisation. They are in close partnership with ADRA (operating in 120 countries world wide) and are also in direct consultation with the WHO. So a fully cooperative group of organisations exist that SPAH is in partnership with to achieve its aid and development goals engaging all of the elements of Project Cycle Management. Read more

Our Results

Thanks to the support of our donors and partners South Pacific Allied Health has been able to expand its influence across the Makira Province and is now reaching neighbouring provinces. We have been funded by local community, sporting clubs and private investors. Our ongoing relationship with benefactors has maintained our viability and will guarantee our effectiveness into the future. Read more 

Board of Management

Dr Lawrence StaubChiropractor, Founder and Director. Former QA Manager Exxon Mobil Australia. Member of Rotary International. Dr Staub’s management and health care skills have set vision and direction for SPAH in achieving its relief and development objectives since its inception.


Dr Lawrence StaubDr Lawrence Staub

Ms Sharon Staub, Director. Sharon has held positions in major Account Management for various companies over 20 years covering private organisations through to multinational companies. Her unique skill set complements the ongoing administration of the company. As an archaeology graduate at Melbourne University she has particular interest in monitoring the elements of culture and heritage preservation within the Solomon Islands as pertains to the company's operations.


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Mr Brian Pascoe, Treasurer. Former Chemical Engineer involved in managing multi-million dollar projects from all aspects of procurement, cost accounting and construction. Brian's skills with database programming and volunteer role as treasurer for various community organisations over many decades brings strength to the organisation as an experienced and trusted financial controller.


Brian PascoeBrian Pascoe

Ms Nicole WatsonSecretary. Survey Statistician. Nicole has held a number of positions in project management, technical support and research and has training in statistics and international development. Nicole's skills contribute to the operations of the company, with a particular focus in the areas of international development and research.


Nicole WatsonNicole Watson



Mr Les Mazur, Civil Engineer. Les has been working as a civil engineer in the land development and infrastructure industry for over 20 years. His design and construction knowledge, together in dealing with various government sectors will provide valuable assistance with various projects that SPAH has planned. He has shown strong commitment to development and community work and has been contributing to various organisations and projects over many years both locally and overseas. 



Les MazurLes Mazur

Mr Jacob Tierney, Civil Engineer. Jacob has been working as a civil engineer in the water industry for 2 years and has specialised in hydraulic design. His expertise is crucial in assisting with the design of water delivery projects as already demonstrated by his work with us in the Makira Province since 2012. He has a passion for aid and development work and aims to make this a vocation.



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