NCDs

Childhood obesity, a major concern in the Pacific

Most behaviours linked to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) begin in early childhood. NCDs, such as diabetes, heart disease, chronic respiratory disease and cancer, are the leading cause (75%) of deaths in Pacific Island countries and territories.

Pacific youth committed to the fight against non-communicable diseases

The Launch of a Multi-sectoral National NCD Strategic Plan 2019-2023: Scaling up Action on NCD in the Solomon Islands

Non-communicable diseases (NCD) account for around 75% of all deaths in the Pacific including the Solomon Islands, creating a ‘human, social and economic crisis’ and representing a hurdle to the healthy island vision and a barrier to achieving…

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Successful end to #UnitedagainstNCDs training programme

SPC recently completed a training programme designed to build capacity of health professionals from the French-speaking Pacific Island countries and territories (New Caledonia, Wallis and Futuna, French Polynesia and Vanuatu). The programme consisted of…

Wake up! Workshop

Well-known for its landscapes, authentic and welcoming population, the Pacific region is also sadly famous because of the high rate of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs are today the main cause of death in the Pacific. To help tackle this regional…

Launch of the WAKE UP! project to engage Pacific youth in prevention and control of non-communicable diseases

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#EnsembleContreLesMNT

​Formation à destination des pays et territoires francophones pour la gestion de projets de promotion de la santé en lien avec la prévention des maladies non transmissibles.

Wake up, a project for and with young Pacific people

Well-known for its landscapes, authentic and welcoming population, the Pacific region is also sadly famous because of the high rate of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs are today the main cause of death in the Pacific. To help tackle this regional…

The Wake up! project explained in 5 minutes

"Wake up !" or how to engage Pacific youth in efforts to control NCDs
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