Stat of the week: There are 374 health facilities in the Solomon Islands
There are 374 health facilities (aid posts, clinics, community health centres, hospitals) in the Solomon Islands. Did you know that the Pacific Data Hub and Tupaia recently announced a data sharing collaboration that will see publicly available…
Webinar Series on Cancer Registration
An openly accessible cancer registration webinar series will commence in October 2021 continuing into 2022, to provide online learning support which is focused towards the needs of Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) with the collection and…
SPC Talks COVID-19 outbreak
In this conversation from the "SPC Talks" series, Alison Carrington, Australia's Consul-General in Noumea, and Dr Paula Vivili, SPC's Deputy Director-General Science and Capability, discuss the response to the COVID-19 outbreak in the Pacific.
Happy International Nurses Day!
It's International Nurses' Day today and we are celebrating our Pacific nurses. Comprising more than two-thirds of the health workforce in the Western Pacific Region, nurses are the heartbeat of our communities. The global COVID-19 pandemic has shown the…
World Health Day 2021: Building a fairer healthier world for everyone
The Pacific Community (SPC) is working with Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) to roll out their COVID-19 vaccination plans. So far COVID-19 vaccine has been administered in 12 PICTS. Building a fairer, healthier world in the Pacific region…
Signature of a partnership agreement between France and the Pacific Community
Photo: Mr. Jean-Yves Le Drian, France’s Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Stuart Minchin, Director General of the Pacific Community (SPC)
Pacific women in health care campaign
COVID 19: 20,000 posters to help promote hand washing in Fiji
The Pacific Community (SPC) has provided the Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) with 20,000 hand washing posters in support of its efforts to mitigate COVID-19 transmission.
Dr Paula Vivili, Director of SPC’s Public Health division, discusses COVID-19 in the Pacific
Regional Radiology Meeting - “Radiology for PICs: our footprints in this digital era”
The Clinical Services Program of the SPC Public Health Division is convening a regional meeting on Radiology with participants from 13 Pacific Island Countries (PICTs). The meeting objectives are: