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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  

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…

World Environment Day

As part of World Environment Day,  the Pacific Community (SPC) is issuing schools in the islands of Kiribati with a reader entitled  ‘The Adventures of Vili’ in order to raise children’s awareness on environmental conservation and the need to choose…

Wake up! Youth project to raise awareness on NCDs

Wake up! Youth project to raise awareness on NCDs

Competition raises awareness on non-communicable diseases in the Pacific

The Pacific Community has launched a regional photography competition in an effort to creatively bring into focus the immense impact that Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) has on Pacific Island countries and territories. The “Focus on NCDs in the Pacific…

Building outbreak investigation capacity in Vanuatu

Public health, clinical and laboratory professionals across Vanuatu convened in Port Vila this week to reinforce their outbreak investigation skills with the Pacific Data for Decision-Making (DDM) training programme. This is the second DDM training…
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