P P H S N - R O S S P 

Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network 

Réseau océanien de surveillance de la santé publique








PPHSN was created in 1996 under the joint auspices of

Key information

Pacific Outbreak Manual
April 2015


LabNet catalog includes information on all laboratories of LabNet, as well as testing and referral information for 12 PPHSN relevant diseases, referral lab and shipping information.


Inform’ACTION Special Issue – Climate Change and Health

The Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN) is a voluntary network of countries and organisations dedicated to the promotion of public health surveillance and appropriate response to the health challenges of 22 Pacific Island countries and territories.


The first priorities of PPHSN are communicable diseases, especially the outbreak-prone ones. At this stage the target diseases include: dengue, measles, rubella, influenza, leptospirosis, typhoid fever, cholera and HIV/STIs.
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Outcomes from recent PPHSN meetings

PPHSN Regional LabNet/EpiNet meeting, Nadi, Fiji, 20-22 July 2015

20th Meeting of the PPHSN Coordinating Body, Nadi, Fiji, 23-24 July 2015


Map of Epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific

This new interactive web-based map provides an overview of the most up to date information on the circulation of epidemic and emerging diseases in the Pacific.

The web interface allows users to visualise the epidemics and alerts in different ways, i.e. by country, disease, type of transmission and over recent time.

Future developments will provide more descriptive and technical information on actual situations, and ultimately on historical data. Have a look!

Weekly Pacific Syndromic Surveillance reports

Data for decision-making (DDM) accredited training programme for the Pacific



PacNet, the alert and communication list of the network, which was created in 1997, now links more than 800 public health practitioners and decision-makers from and around the Pacific region. Subscribe....


PPHSN website developed by SPC's Research, Evidence and Information Programme
 Focal Point of the PPHSN Coordinating Body
with financial assistance from France and New Zealand
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