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COVID-19: Pacific Community Updates

This page will be regularly updated as new information is received  The COVID-19 (COrona VIrus Disease 2019) outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020. Globally, nations are taking actions to reduce and …

The ‘hidden’ health danger of climate change

A Public Lecture by the Director-General of the Pacific Community by DR COLIN TUKUITONGA

NCD preventive policies and legislations update

Part 1: What we should know about NCD preventive policies and legislations Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death in the Pacific region accounting for 60 to 75% of mortalities. The Pacific Community’s (SPC) NCD programme…

Fête de la science en Nouvelle-Calédonie : "Dans ma pirogue"

​Dans ma pirogue, un événement labélisé « Fête de la science » porté par le CRESICA. La CPS accueillera 3 classes pour une visite des locaux et des ateliers interactifs sur ses sujets d’expertise.  

Fête de la science en Nouvelle-Calédonie : Le village des sciences

​Village des sciences La CPS participera au village des sciences piloté par l’association Symbiose (collège Mont-Dore) avec 2 stands animés par les volontaires CPS sur leurs thématiques respectives : pêches, environnement, santé.  

Virtual Pacific Heads of Health Meeting

COVID-19 testing capability in Kiribati enhanced with refurbished laboratory

A refurbished container laboratory was officially opened last week by Kiribati’s Ministry of Health and Medical Services. The laboratory will enhance the nation’s in-country COVID-19  testing capacity. During the last year Kiribati had been relying on…

Healthy Tips: Let's Celebrate Breastfeeding Week

Did you know that the first 1000 days of life, from conception to a child’s second birthday, are critical to long-term health and require proper nutrition to ensure healthy mental and physical development of the child? Initiation of breastfeeding within…

Quality surveillance and laboratory services at the heart of Pacific health strategies

Strengthening public health laboratory services is crucial to ensure timely, accurate and reliable diagnosis of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases. The Pacific is now in a pandemic that requires diligent and reliable COVID-19 surveillance and…

Play-based learning initiative inspiring healthy living habits for children in Wallis and Futuna

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