COVID-19: Pacific Community Updates

This page will be regularly updated as new information is received  The COVID-19 (COrona VIrus Disease 2019) outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020. Globally, nations are taking actions to reduce and …

Securing the future of climate resilience in the Pacific cannot be left to chance

Following the publication of the Initial Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC) Synthesis Report aimed at measuring the progress of national climate action plans ahead of COP26, the United Nations warned in late February that current levels of climate…

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…

Protecting food security in the face of COVID-19

In a move to help boost food security as the Pacific recovers from COVID-19, The Pacific Community’s (SPC) Land Resources Division (LRD) has established two rapid response projects: The Pacific Regional Integrated Food and Nutrition Security Initiative…

Stat of the week: COVID-19 vaccination in the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

As of 30 March 2021 a little over 260k doses of COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in 12 Pacific Island Countries and Territories (Am. Samoa, Fiji, Fr. Polynesia, Guam, Marshall Ils, FSM, New Caledonia, Mariana Ils, Palau, PNG, Solomon Islands,…

Healthy Tips: Help stop the spread of COVID19

The coronavirus can contaminate surfaces for a few hours or even up to several days. The virus can then transfer to your hands and to your face. To help reduce the spread of coronavirus, wash your hands regularly with water and soap, disinfect and…

Healthy Tips: Prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practicing simple hygiene measures

Prevent the spread of COVID-19 by practicing simple hygiene measures, including social distancing, covering your mouth when you cough and sneeze, and wearing masks when needed.

Stat of the week: Remittances in the Solomon Islands

Solomon Islands recorded a 67.5% drop in remittances in Q2 2020 compared to Q2 2019. Explore more data:

Healthy Tips: Clean hands save lives

Clean hands save lives! Help stop the spread of COVID-19 & other infectious viruses by washing your hands regularly and avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.

Taming the ever-evolving COVID-19 data through the Pacific Data Hub

Though less affected than some regions of the world, the Pacific has not been spared from COVID-19. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Pacific Community (SPC)’s Public Health Division has been closely monitoring the global and regional…
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