SPC’s “300 coconut bags” project promotes youth employment recovery after COVID-19
This article originally appeared on the Vanuatu Daily Post. It has been reprinted here with permission
Wake Up! When Pacific youth stands up for the health of their communities
For the third consecutive year, young people from different Pacific island states and territories have the opportunity to spread prevention and control messages for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) using different media, thanks to the Wake Up! Project,…
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.
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…