Stat of the week: In Kiribati, more than the half of the population is covered by at least a 4G mobile network
In Kiribati, more than the half of the population is covered by at least a 4G mobile network. This is a great improvement on the estimated 10% coverage in 2013. Information and communications technology can alleviate the challenges of distance and…
Guardians of the Pacific: Itimatang, from Kiribati
"We can see from seasonal closures that schools of fish are migrating back to the shoreline". Itimatang Beita, a fisher from Kiribat. Across the region, governments and communities are working together to help ensure our fish restock our fishing grounds…
Stat of the week: In 2019, there was a 51% probability of premature mortality attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease in Kiribati
In 2019, there was a 51% probability of premature mortality attributed to cardiovascular disease, cancer, diabetes or chronic respiratory disease in Kiribati. Diabetes remains a major health challenge in the Pacific.
Kiribati Independence Day 2023
Kiribati Ocean Science to Service Training & Stakeholder Awareness
The Climate and Ocean Support Program (COSPPac) will provide training on oceanography, tools and products to the staff of the Kiribati Meteorological Service and ocean stakeholders.
Training for shipping of infectious substances is key to identifying health security risks
A series of trainings on shipping infectious substances is underway in the Pacific to help public health laboratories strengthen capacity and identify health security risks efficiently.
An unexpected treasure
Photo credit: SPC/Toga Raikoti
An investment for the future - New study aims to strengthen teachers’ English literacy skills in Kiribati
A new study to explore the teaching practices of English Language teachers at the Kiribati Teachers College, the country’s only teacher training institution, has begun. The study, which was jointly designed by Kiribati’s Ministry of Education and the…
KIRIBATI CENSUS ATLAS
Undertaking a Census of Population and Housing is a massive task for every Pacific National Statistics Office. It requires preparation, planning and logistical challenges especially when remote islands are involved. During November 2020, the Kiribati NSO…