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Regional Heads of Nurses Meeting

The PHoN meeting is acknowledgement of the importance of nursing in the Pacific region. It provides an equal platform with the Directors of Clinical Services (DCS) and the Directors of Public Health (DPH) meeting to influence and drive health agendas and…

Eight Pacific Heads of Health (PHoH) Meeting

The ​Eight Pacific Heads of Health (PHoH) Meeting will convene in Nadi, Fiji from the 22nd-24th of April 2020.   

Capacity development for strengthening public health laboratory services

The Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are most vulnerable to health security risks brought by emerging and re-emerging infectious disease epidemics such as dengue fever or measles. Strengthening public health laboratory services is…

Postgraduate Certificate in Field Epidemiology Sub-regional Training Module EPI825: Epidemiology project

20 participants from 4 countries (Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tokelau and Tonga) will attend this 5th and last traning module of the Postgraduate Certificate in Field Epidemiology (PGCFE) capacity development programme. The PGCFE is accredited by Fiji…

PW Podcast S02-02: NCD's in the Pacific

NCDs are now the leading cause of death, disease and disability in the Pacific and diabetes prevalence is 3 to 4 times higher than elsewhere in the world. Left unchecked, NCDs will cause serious health and social problems for individuals and their…

We know what Diabetes is- Let’s curb it

We know what Diabetes is- Let’s curb it The Pacific region continues to advocate for a holistic approach with its efforts to addressing diabetes, an increasing catastrophe in the region other than extreme weather events. 14th November every year, marks…

Tonga youth training on NCD Prevention & Control & Social Media

​This training is attended by Tonga Youths with the aim to improve their knowledge on NCDs and risk factors and using social media to communicate. 

Infectious Substances Transport – Train-the-trainer Training

​Pathologist and laboratory managers will attend a week-long course of instruction delivered by an IATA instructor. ​

Microbiology Strengthening Training, Samoa

​Training, including lectures and laboratory practical sessions, to enhance the capacity of participants to identify antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Participants include laboratory officers, infection prevention and control officers and clinicians.

Regional Radiology Meeting - “Radiology for PICs: our footprints in this digital era”

The Clinical Services Program of the SPC Public Health Division is convening a regional meeting on Radiology with participants from 13 Pacific Island Countries  (PICTs). The meeting objectives are:
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