COVID-19: Pacific Community Updates

This page will be regularly updated as new information is received  The COVID-19 (COrona VIrus Disease 2019) outbreak was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization (WHO) on 11 March 2020. Globally, nations are taking actions to reduce and …

The ‘hidden’ health danger of climate change

A Public Lecture by the Director-General of the Pacific Community by DR COLIN TUKUITONGA

13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC)

The 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture (FestPAC) will now take place June 6-16, 2024 in Honolulu, Hawaiʻi. The announcement from the FestPAC Hawaiʻi Commission and The Pacific Community (SPC), the custodian of FestPAC, follows two postponements of…

Pacific Health Ministers Meeting 2023

Fourteenth Pacific Heads of Health (PHoH) Meeting (2023)

​The main objective of the meeting is to review, discuss and make recommendations to the Pacific Health Ministers Meeting.

Behind the scenes of legislative work for non-communicable diseases Selai Lewanitoga Nasiga

Pacific Island countries get boost in health data with ICD-11 centre

Improving medical certification of cause of death in the Pacific

International Women’s Day: Working together across all SPC programmes to improve gender equality

Photo: This International Women’s Day directors from several SPC divisions joined a Panel Discussion, as part of the ‘One-SPC Event for International Women’s Day’. Credit: SPC   On International Women’s Day we celebrate the achievements of women but we…

Empowering youth to champion healthy living and prevent Non-Communicable Diseases in the Pacific

Our youth are our future. We must ensure that they practice healthy lifestyle choices and behaviours, empowering them to become future champions and influencers of healthy living in our communities.
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