Stat of the week: Tokelau has three health facilities for 1,647 people (TNSO, 2019)

Tokelau has three health facilities for 1,647 people (TNSO, 2019). That is approximately 1.8 health facilities per 1000 inhabitants. These facilities are located in the three main areas: Anafu, Fakaofo, and Nukunonu. We count an average of 35 Health…

Training for shipping of infectious substances is key to identifying health security risks

A series of trainings on shipping infectious substances is underway in the Pacific to help public health laboratories strengthen capacity and identify health security risks efficiently.

Overcoming the Pandemic: Regional Commitment to build a brighter future for Pacific children

The Pacific Community (SPC) will be launching the results of the Pacific Islands Literacy and Numeracy Assessment (PILNA), on 8 September during the International Literacy Day celebrations, using a more interactive digital reporting version that will be…

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Stat of the week: The maximum height above sea level in Tokelau is only 5 metres

Did you know the maximum height above sea level in Tokelau is only 5 metres?

Green News: Rising sea level threatens atoll nations

For atoll nations, where people live on land that rises to an average of 2 meters above sea level, a rising ocean threatens their very existence. More ambitious action is needed to prevent them from becoming uninhabitable, and preserve plant and animal…

Podcast: S03-E02: Finding Tokelau's underground treasure

Tokelau is one of the smallest and most remote nations in the world, consisting of three coral atolls in the middle of the Pacific Ocean where clean drinking water is scarce. After years of research and field investigations, the Pacific Community’s…

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific

Nature-based solutions for climate resilience and biodiversity conservation in the Pacific  

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