Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN)

Workshop 2 on the development of the ‘Manual on surveillance and control of Aedes vectors in the Pacific’

The specific objectives of the Manual are: An easy-to-follow reference guide for surveillance and control of Aedes vectors that is appropriate to the various contexts of Pacific Island countries and territories A document that can serve as a reference…

Laboratory Mentorship Programme: Two laboratory officers from Kiribati on attachment at Mataika House Fiji

  SPC introduced a laboratory mentorship programme which consists of, among others, a 2-week twinning activity with pre-identified Level 2 reference laboratory. The laboratory mentorship programme focuses on tasks performed by laboratory officers in…

Tackling infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance through One Health

Public health is everyone’s health. It involves not just the human health system but also the health of our animals and our ecosystem. In Nadi, the regional meeting of the Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN, which ended on Friday (7 June…

Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network Regional Meeting "Linking up the initiatives and scaling up the actions"

The Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN) is a voluntary network of countries and organisations dedicated to the promotion of public health surveillance and appropriate response to the health challenges of 22 Pacific Island countries and…

Consultative Workshop for development of the ‘Manual for surveillance and control of Aedes vectors for the Pacific’

​Venue: Pasifika Conference Room, Nabua, Suva, Fiji  

Access to Public Health Services, a Pacific Priority

7th Pacific Heads of Health Group Photo At the 7th Pacific Heads of Health (PHoH) meeting, leaders declared that primary care and access to universal health care must be priorities for improving the health of the region’s population. 

New Masters Programme to Strengthen Pacific’s Health Services

New Postgraduate Diploma and Masters in Field and Applied Epidemiology programmes were announced at the Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN) Coordinating Body Meeting in Nadi, Fiji.

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.

France, SPC to scale up health security in the Pacific

The Pacific Community (SPC) and Agence française de développement (AFD) join forces in strengthening public health surveillance and response capacities to tackle epidemics, emerging transmissible diseases, antimicrobial resistance and climatic disaster…

Healthy athletes and audiences a priority for Vanuatu Ministry of Health at 10th Pacific Mini Games

The 10th Pacific Mini Games was held in Vanuatu from 4-15 December, bringing together thousands of athletes and visitors from across the region. While the public focus was on the incredible performances on the field, behind the scenes a team of trained…
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