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The ‘hidden’ health danger of climate change

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

2020 World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Youth

2020 World No Tobacco Day Focuses on Youth Tobacco is a preventable risk factor for many non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cancer, lung and heart diseases. Despite these well-known facts, tobacco use remains high globally and is a major risk…

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 …

Working together on the COVID-19 crisis: CROP Statement

Working together on the COVID-19 crisis

COVID-19 in the Pacific: PW Podcast Special Edition

The arrival of COVID-19 in the Pacific is changing the way the region works. In this edition of the Podcast we hear how SPC is adjusting to the crisis, while ensuring that its core work continues to progress.  LISTEN

Remoteness - good and bad for Pacific nations as the COVID19 pandemic unfolds

Orignal story courtesy of Radio Australia

COVID19: Webinar brings together Pacific Health Workers

Dr Paula Vivili, Director of SPC’s Public Health division, discusses COVID-19 in the Pacific

Pacific countries strengthen border monitoring in response to African Swine Fever threat

31 March 2020  Papua New Guinea recently announced that its multi-million pork industry is now under threat after African Swine Fever (ASF) was discovered in Mendi, in the Southern Highlands Province. It is believed that the disease was transported…

Pacific Community announces the results of the Pacific Healthy Recipe Contest

The Pacific Community’s (SPC) Public Health Division launched a recipe contest in February this year to promote healthy eating and to encourage the use of local ingredients. It is important to promote healthy, locally sourced recipes with reduced levels…
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