Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN)

Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) - What is SPC doing to help?

The Pacific Community (SPC) is closely monitoring the novel (new) coronavirus (named COVID-19) outbreak that started in the city of Wuhan, Hubei Province, China early December 2019 and continues to grow. Our Public Health Division (PHD) works in close…

SPC monitoring measles in the Pacific

As measles cases continue to be reported in the Pacific, the Pacific Community (SPC) continues to closely monitor the situation and produces a weekly map showing measles and other epidemic and emerging diseases circulating in the region.  As of 13…

Capacity development for strengthening public health laboratory services

The Pacific Island Countries and Territories (PICTs) are most vulnerable to health security risks brought by emerging and re-emerging infectious disease epidemics such as dengue fever or measles. Strengthening public health laboratory services is…

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.
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