Healthy Tips: A healthy diet is critical to the healthy development of a growing baby

A healthy diet is critical to the healthy development of a growing baby and pregnancy is an opportunity to promote good health and break the cycle of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity increases the risk of gestational…

Stat of the week: 9,889 people in Palau have received their second COVID-19 vaccination dose

As of the 11th May 2021, 9,889 people in Palau have received their second COVID-19 vaccination dose. This represents 72% of the estimated eligible population 18+ (13,750 people – SPC mid-year 2021 estimate). Explore more data.

Healthy Tips: Let's Celebrate World Hand Hygiene Day

Seconds save lives – clean your hands! Are you washing your hands regularly? Hand Hygiene is one of the most effective actions to reduce the spread of pathogens and prevent infections, including the COVID-19 virus. Wash your hands for 40-60 seconds for…

The Pacific Community launches the Pacific Healthy Recipe Contest

The Pacific Community (SPC) is calling for contestants to join the Pacific Healthy Recipe Contest and showcase their cooking skills and creativity to promote healthy eating and prevention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

Training for shipping infectious substances

​Dangerous Goods Training designed for medical laboratory personnel on 'General awareness, function specific and security awareness for shipping infectious substances (Category A & B), and other related hazardous materials'. This course qualifies…

Pacific Health Ministers Meeting

Image:  12th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting - Rarotonga, Cook Island (2017) ​ Health ministers from Pacific island countries and areas will gather in Papeete, French Polynesia for the 13th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting. The biennial meetings of…
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