Improving search and rescue in the Pacific region

17 April 2015, Noumea

SAR-demonstrationThe Pacific has moved one step closer to achieving a harmonised regional approach to search and rescue capability as promoted in the Search and Rescue Technical Arrangement for Cooperation among Pacific Island countries and territories.

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World-first musculoskeletal health pilot in Solomon Islands

16 April 2015, Honiara

backpain-PhotoIn a world-first, a survey module about back pain, arthritis and other musculoskeletal health problems is being piloted in the Solomon Islands national Demographic and Health Survey this month.

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The 20 years of the healthy island journey

15 April 2015, Fiji

Pacific-childrenThe Eleventh Pacific Health Ministers meeting has commenced on Yanuca Island, Fiji, today, at which the Pacific ministers will review progress over the past 20 years in health and chart the course for the years to come.

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No agency can do it alone - saving lives through cooperation

13 April 2015, Noumea

Rescue-operationSearch and rescue experts are gathering in Noumea this week to improve cooperation and response strategies for saving lives at sea in the vast Pacific region.

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