Pacific in an crisis, leaders declare
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Friday, 09 September 2011

Pacific Islands Forum Leaders meeting Auckland have recognised the seriousness of the threat non-communicable diseases (NCDs) pose and have declared the ‘Pacific is in an NCD Crisis’. The leaders made the declaration in the Forum communiqué issued on 8 September. They expressed their deep concern that NCDs have reached epidemic proportions and has become a ‘human, social and economic crisis’ requiring an urgent and comprehensive response.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 27 September 2011 )
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Australia commits $25m more
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Friday, 09 September 2011
Australia will provide another AUD25 million over the next four years to help prevent and control chronic diseases like diabetes and cardiovascular disease across the Pacific. The announcement of this additional commitment was made by Australia's Prime Minister, Julia Gillard on 8 September while she was attending the 42nd Pacific Islands Forum in Auckland, New Zealand.
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 27 September 2011 )
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Diabetes manual for health workers
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Friday, 22 July 2011

thumbnail_cover_deb_facilitator-manual-1.jpgSPC has published a new facilitator's manual as a basic training package for community health workers to help prevent diabetes and provide simple education for people with the disease. Current clinical information is provided on the screening, control and treatment of diabetes. Download your copy here: Diabetes is everyone's business Diabetes is everyone's business 4.20 Mb

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 28 July 2011 )
 
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