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).