Public Health

Wake up! Workshop

Well-known for its landscapes, authentic and welcoming population, the Pacific region is also sadly famous because of the high rate of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs are today the main cause of death in the Pacific. To help tackle this regional…

Pacific Regional Workshop on Legal Identity and Identity Security

The Brisbane Accord Group (BAG) in collaboration with the Public Health division of the Pacific Community (SPC) is organising a regional workshop on Legal Identity and Identity Security that will be held in Noumea, New Caledonia on the 8th to 10th of…

Seventh Pacific Heads of Health Meeting

​Seventh Pacific Heads of Health (PHoH) Meeting: 03 to 05 April 2019, Nadi, Fiji Meeting objective: To review, discuss and make recommendations to the Pacific Health Ministers Meeting (PHMM) on:

Medical specialists highlight need to improve Ear, Nose Throat and Audiology Clinical Services in the Pacific

Ear, Nose, Throat & Audiology experts from 6 Pacific Island Countries (PICS) and partners from Australia and New Zealand successfully reviewed their Ear, Nose Throat (ENT) and Audiology regional progress and mapped out a plan for the future…

EPI 823 – Outbreak Investigation and Management training module

This training module is part of the Postgraduate Certificate in Field Epidemiology (PGCFE) training programme accredited by FNU.

2018 PMA Conference

Participate, Innovate & Reinvigorate – 2018 PMA Conference Kia orana, Talofa lava, Malo e lelei, Taloha ni, Fakalofa lahi atu, Ni sa bula vinaka, Ia orana and Greetings! The iconic Pasifika Medical Association Conference will be held at the Holiday…

RACP and SPC partner up to build health capacity in the Pacific

The Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) and the Pacific Community (SPC) signed today a memorandum of understanding to support health frameworks and projects in the region and enhance capacity building in the health sector.  RACP President,…

Sub-regional training on medical certification of causes of death

Wake Up! 2018: Engaging Pacific youth in efforts to control NCDs

The goal of the Wake up! project is to get younger generations involved in efforts to control non-communicable diseases (NCDs) by providing them with an opportunity to speak out on this topic through the media and the arts. Following the project’s…

Health through Sports in the Pacific: (re)discovering the joys of a healthy body

“Sport-Santé” (Health through Sports) is a public health programme designed to encourage physical exercise as a way to control non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The eight-month pilot study in Tahiti allowed doctors to prescribe exercise classes for…
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