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Minister of Health of French Polynesia presides the Pacific Health Ministers Meeting

(available in French only) Image et Communiqué de la Présidence de la Polynésie Française   Le président de la Polynésie française, Edouard Fritch, a officiellement ouvert, mardi matin à la Présidence, la treizième réunion des ministres de la Santé du…

Colin Tukuitonga, Director-General of the Pacific Community, remarks at the 13th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting

check against delivery   13th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting Remarks by Colin Tukuitonga, Director-General of the Pacific Community (SPC) 07 to 09 August 2019 - Papeete, French Polynesia Ia orana, bonjour and Pacific greetings I would like pay my…

Pacific Health Ministers visit Moorea Hospital and French Polynesia General Hospital

(available in French only) Image et Communiqué de la Présidence de la Polynésie française  

Fertility trends in Pacific Island Countries and Territories

Data on fertility trends in Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are critical for addressing the current unmet need in family planning, and for improving maternal and neonatal health. Understanding fertility patterns is important for…

EPI 823 – Outbreak Investigation and Management training module

This training module is part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Field Epidemiology (PGCFE) training programme accredited by FNU.

Health through Sports in the Pacific: (re)discovering the joys of a healthy body

“Sport-Santé” (Health through Sports) is a public health programme designed to encourage physical exercise as a way to control non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The eight-month pilot study in Tahiti allowed doctors to prescribe exercise classes for…

Successful and healthy Micronesian Games thanks to efforts of Yap health team

While crowds cheered on teams of athletes at the 9th Micronesia Games in Yap last month, another team made up of individuals from across the Pacific were quietly working to ensure that the health of both participants and the public was protected.  

Healthy athletes and audiences a priority for Vanuatu Ministry of Health at 10th Pacific Mini Games

The 10th Pacific Mini Games was held in Vanuatu from 4-15 December, bringing together thousands of athletes and visitors from across the region. While the public focus was on the incredible performances on the field, behind the scenes a team of trained…

Nutritionists develop action plan to promote healthy diet and lifestyles in the Pacific

A Nutrition Workshop, hosted by the Pacific Community (SPC), took place from 28-30 November in Nadi, Fiji. Nutritionists from 20 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs), together with development partners and other stakeholders gathered to…

Wake up! Engaging Pacific Youth to address non communicable diseases through media and communication

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