NCDs

Solomon Islands and Pacific Community look to tackle challenges in agriculture, NCDs and food security through new agreement

The Solomon Islands and the Pacific Community have signed a new cooperation agreement establishing a Country Programme framework for national development activities over the next 3 years.  The Country Program will focus on key priorities within the…

SPC DG Statement to UNGA73 on Non-Communicable Diseases

Check Against Delivery Statement to UNGA73  HLM3 on NCDs Dr Colin Tukuitonga, Director General, Pacific Community   Honourable Leaders, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen

Third UN High-level Meeting on NCDs

In 2014, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) Outcome Document on NCDs included four time-bound national commitments to be implemented in 2015 and 2016 to reduce risk factors for NCDs, provide better care for those with NCDs, and track trends and progress.…

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…
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