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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

Meet Elisiva Na’ati – Non- Communicable Disease Adviser, Public Health Division - SPC

Working with people living with diabetes and having worked with them to change their diet and to see their joy in their achievements and improvement in their diabetes control, is always rewarding!

Now available: Training Manual for Pacific Guidelines for Healthy Living

Microbiology Training to strengthen AMR Surveillance & Control and IPC

Pacific women in health care campaign

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 …

Nurses trained for surge in critical care

The need to have more specialized nurses was discussed at the inaugural Pacific Heads of Nursing meeting earlier this year. This meeting was timely given that 2020 is the year of the nurses and midwives and allowed Pacific heads of nursing to connect…

Fiji youths using art to share prevention and control messages for non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

“If we make a change now, our generation can be the healing generation in the future and through the Wake-up project we have taken five steps ahead in the advancement of art in Fiji and using this to portray wellness messages”. These are the words of…

Mobilising Youth to lead the fight against Non-Communicable Diseases in the Pacific

Did you know that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) represent one of the most serious challenges to the health and wellbeing of youth in the Pacific region?   In the ‘Pacific Youth Development Framework 2014 – 2023’, young people identified NCDs as a…

Specialised education for Pacific nurses continues amidst COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues to impact the world and place a burden on health care workers, the Pacific region identified that an increase in the confirmed number of cases will strain the already fragile Pacific public health sector. When countries in the…
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