SPC lends public health surveillance helping hand to Vanuatu

27 March 2015, Noumea

Three public health experts from the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) will head to Port Vila and Pentecost Island this weekend to support Vanuatu’s Ministry of Health with the surveillance, diagnosis and response to diseases with epidemic potential and other public health emergencies.

SPC staff raise 1.17 million francs for Red Cross Cyclone Pam appeal

26 March 2015, Noumea

A ceremony was held at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) headquarters in Noumea today to hand over funds raised by its staff social club to the Red Cross Tropical Cyclone Pam appeal.

SPC-New Zealand South-South cooperation to strengthen biosecurity and boost trade

25 March 2015, Suva

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) is at the forefront of preventing unwanted pests and diseases from reaching fragile Pacific communities, working with development partners to strengthen national biosecurity services.

GIZ and SPC partner to address food security in Vanuatu

24 March 2015, Suva

With damage to crops, fishing vessels and aquaculture in Vanuatu creating urgent food security concerns following tropical cyclone Pam, German International Cooperation (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit [GIZ] GmbH) and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) are contributing food aid.



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