Pacific NCD Youth Ambassadors: Getting youth involved in non-communicable diseases prevention and control

The Pacific Community (SPC) calls for application for the 2022 Pacific NCD Youth Ambassadors initiative. The initiative provides opportunities for the Pacific youth to share creative ideas, using their own language and creative thinking that could help…

Digital Response for connecting Citizens- “Supporting the Pacific Close the Digital Divides in Response to COVID-19”

The European Union (EU) and the Pacific Community (SPC) today launched a FJD 1.6 million project, Supporting the Pacific Close the Digital Divides in Response to COVID-19 (SPC DDR-COVID-19).

Advancing our Pacific health services for our Pacific people

I have worked in the Pacific health sector for the past 20 years and continue to witness our region advance and evolve with its health service delivery, resources, and health expertise and progress steadily towards the Healthy Islands Vision. The Pacific…

"To stay healthy, eat your colours" - A conversation with Solène Bertrand, SPC's Non-Communicable Diseases Adviser

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Strengthening health interventions in the Pacific through the years

Capacity building and strengthening of core competencies for public health is a priority of the Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN) since its creation twenty-five years ago. Throughout the years, the Pacific Community (SPC) together with…

International Day of Epidemic Preparedness- Strengthening capacity in the Pacific region

The World Health Organisation declared International Day of Epidemic Preparedness in 2020 to create awareness around the importance of the prevention, preparedness, and partnership against epidemics especially during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Climate change: challenges and future projections in New Caledonia

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Spotlight on the Kiwa Initiative during the EU-Indo-Pacific High-Level Conference on Climate Change


Nature-based solutions key to new farm learning network

A new network of organic farms that launched today will work to increase food security and help protect the Pacific’s food system from current and future shocks, including climate change and public health emergencies such as COVID-19.

Uncovering nature’s potential for managing climate change – a priority in the Pacific Islands

True storehouses of biodiversity, the Pacific Islands are home to a unique natural heritage characterised by some of the world’s highest endemism rates for both flora and fauna. However, this biodiversity is under threat due especially to the growing…
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