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Internationally-recognised approach to sexual health for the Pacific

Monday 5 May 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji –


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An internationally-recognised approach to sexual health and well-being is being readied to be rolled out in the Pacific region, after it was endorsed by Pacific Directors of Health in Fiji last week. It will now be tabled for consideration at the Pacific Ministers of Health meeting in Solomon Islands in July 2014.

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Pacific NCD crisis: urgent action needed now

Tuesday 29 April 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji –

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Pacific Directors of Health are meeting today to consider critical actions to respond to the non-communicable disease (NCD) crisis in the Pacific. The topic will be one of a number of issues discussed at the second Pacific Directors of Health meeting, which is being convened by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and regional partners in Nadi, Fiji from 29 to 30 April 2014.

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Global and regional rise of diseases spread by mosquitoes

Monday 7 April 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Noumea, New Caledonia – 

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The Pacific is currently experiencing a growing epidemic of diseases spread by mosquitoes. The global concern for these diseases is highlighted today, World Health Day; this year’s theme is vector-borne diseases.

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SPC helps Fiji fight dengue outbreak

Friday 21 February 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia – 

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The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has made a contribution to Fiji’s Ministry of Health for the purchase of insecticides to carry out mosquito control interventions for the next three months.

This contribution comes in response to Honourable Minister for Health Neil Sharma’s recent call for assistance from development partners to help Fiji respond to the current dengue outbreak.

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Epidemics transmitted by mosquitoes a cause of concern in the Pacific

Thursday 23 January 2014, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia – 

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The first locally-acquired case of Zika virus infection that was detected in New Caledonia on Friday (17 January 2014) represents a new epidemic threat to the territory and the Pacific region, which is already affected by several epidemics of diseases transmitted by mosquitoes.

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Our Voyage: celebrating the response to HIV in the Pacific

Friday 8 November 2013, Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), Suva, Fiji

Luke Nayasa, HIV advocate and Fiji Network Plus (FJN+) member, with his family outside their home in Fiji. With funding from the Pacific Islands HIV and STI Response Fund, FJN+ improves the quality of life of people living with HIV (PLHIV) and their families by providing access to social support networks and training and employment opportunities.

The launch of the photography book Our Voyage: Stories of Triumph in the Response to HIV and other STIs in the Pacific on Monday 11 November will mark a number of significant achievements as a result of support from the Pacific Islands HIV and STI Response Fund, a grant funded by the Australian and New Zealand governments and managed by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) Public Health Division.


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