Pacific Health Ministers Meeting

Add to Calendar 2021-04-16 22:38:21 2021-04-16 22:38:21 Pacific Health Ministers Meeting Image:  12th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting - Rarotonga, Cook Island (2017) ​ Health ministers from Pacific island countries and areas will gather in Papeete, French Polynesia for the 13th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting. The biennial meetings of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries help develop a consensus view of health in the Pacific and set future directions in the effort to build Healthy Islands. Tahiti, French Polynesia Pacific Community (SPC) [email protected] UTC public

Tahiti, French Polynesia
Tahiti, French Polynesia

Image:  12th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting - Rarotonga, Cook Island (2017)

August 5-8 2019 will see health leaders from across the Pacific discuss current and future health challenges, and intended solutions, at the 13th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting (PHMM) in French Polynesia. 

This PHMM will be hosted in Pape’ete by the Government of French Polynesia, with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pacific Community (SPC). This is the first PHMM to be hosted by a Francophone government.

The 13th PHMM’s agenda includes: universal health coverage (covering primary care reforms, health information systems and health human resources); climate change and health; Pacific health security; noncommunicable diseases; immunization and vaccine preventable diseases; and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).

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