Vanuatu PGCFE training on EPI 826-03: Investigation and Management of Disease Outbreaks

​The Postgraduate Certificate in Field Epidemiology (PGCFE) course is part of the SHIP-DDM capacity building program. The PGCFE course is made up of five modules and this training is on module 3 which is EPI 826-03 Investigation and Management of Disease…

Vanuatu Independence Day

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Green News: Pacific islanders produce 0.5 kg of household solid waste per person each day

Pacific islanders produce 0.5 kg of household solid waste per person each day*. Significant variations can be noticed between islands:

BRED Bank commits 1 million vatu to the 300 Coconut Bags project

BRED Bank commits 1 million vatu to the 300 Coconut Bags project  

Stat of the week: almost 1 in 3 ever-partnered women and girls in Vanuatu were a victim of violence

In 2018, almost 1 in 3 ever-partnered women and girls in Vanuatu were a victim of physical, sexual or psychological violence by a current or former intimate partner in the previous 12 months.

Pacific nurses gaining new skills and certifications thanks to critical care training program: Profile Series

The essential role of nurses in the Pacific has been put in the spotlight during the COVID crisis. These front line workers have taken on high levels of risk in a job that demands long hours and wide ranging medical expertise. To help support these…

A United Approach to Kava “Wan Ples, Wan Kava”

The public and private sector of the Pacific has come together to promote and secure the future of one of the region’s most important agricultural crops, Kava. The Pacific Regional Conference on Kava convened virtually yesterday, and will run till 29…

What do the statistics tell us about the impacts of the COVID-19 on PICT economies

A new paper by SPC Statistics Advisor-Strategic Planning Monitoring Analysis, Elizabeth Ragimana and SPC Data Analysis and Dissemination Manager, David Abbott reveals how almost eighteen months on since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic worldwide,…

A participatory research tool for fisheries communities in Pacific launched

Photo Credit: WorldFish, Solomon Islands An interactive tool to support women, youth, community leaders on how to review their local fisheries management practices and knowledge was presented today to the Cultivating Equality: Advancing Gender Research…

Vanuatu Health Formalizes Infection, Prevention and Control Programme

The Vanuatu Ministry of Health, in August this year, established a national IPC coordination unit and endorsed the formal set up of a National Infection, Prevention, and Control (IPC) Committee to strengthen the country’s response to the issues faced…
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