Advancing knowledge in field epidemiology to strengthen health interventions and security in the Pacific
Directors of Clinical Services focus on Pacific health workforce and education
Stat of the week: The median duration of breastfeeding for children born in the last three years was 20.9 months in Samoa
In 2014, the median duration of breastfeeding for children born in the last three years was 20.9 months in Samoa. This week is the World Breastfeeding Week. Breastfeeding is one of the most effective ways to ensure child health and survival. However,…
Why Pacific health representation at global platforms matters
Let’s not forget oral health!
Sustaining biomedical services in the Pacific region
Let’s build on 75 years of health progress in the Pacific to achieve a healthier future: Tonga Ministry of Health, SPC, WHO
These are just some of the many public health milestones that we should be proud of as people in the Pacific. These successes are a testament to what we can achieve if we all –leaders, health workers, volunteers, communities, partners and donors –…
Pacific Island countries get boost in health data with ICD-11 centre
Mosquito-borne diseases become climate reality in warming Pacific
Disease surveillance by the WHO shows mosquito-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue fever are rising sharply. Climate change forecasters have warned for years that the warmer and wetter world created by the climate crisis will drive a surge in…
Stat of the week: There was a 6.4% reduction in the age-standardised prevalence of tobacco use among men and women in Nauru between 2015 and 2020
There was a 6.4% reduction in the age-standardised prevalence of tobacco use among men and women in Nauru between 2015 and 2020. This is a significant progression for our own health and the health of our loved ones.