Secretariat of the Pacific Community

Type: Organization
Name: Secretariat of the Pacific Community
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Health surveillance program to prevent transmission of infectious diseases at SIDS

A mass health surveillance program is underway in Samoa ahead of next week's Small Island Developing States conference - to try to prevent the possible spread of highly infectious diseases.More than 3000 people from more than 100 countries are set to ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 17 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Health on the agenda for youths

:00Staff WriterThe future leaders of the world were yesterday reminded about the reality of health and non-communicable diseases which continue to impact negatively on their countries.The reminder came from Dr. Colin Tukuitonga, Director-General of the ... [Published Samoa Observer Online - 19 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Plugging the information gap on human rights

But producing those reports in a timely manner is proving to be a difficult task, and overdue reports are less likely to generate financial assistance to address human rights issues.It's a problem which the Secretariat of the Pacific Community wants to ... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 2 reports

Building capacity to manage emergency operations in Palau

By Online Editor11:00 pm GMT+12, 27/08/2014, PalauParticipants from Palau Government departments, Palau Red Cross and the media attended training last week on establishing and managing Emergency Operations Centers.In 2012, Typhoon Bopha impacted Palau ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Pacific youth confront NCD issues

Updated 9 minutes agoThe Secretariat of the Pacific Community has been using a Youth Forum in Samoa to put the case to control non communicable disease.The Youth Forum is being run ahead of the 3rd International Conference on Small Island Developing States ... [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

FISHERIES MINISTRY PLANS TO MANAGE BECHE-DE-MER

Minister of Fisheries and Marine Resources, Alfred Ghiro. Photo credit: Parliament.The Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources has devised a plan to manage its Beche-de-mer resources.This is revealed by the Fisheries Minister Hon. Alfred Ghiro in Parliament ... [Published Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

SPC launches Disease Surveillance Map

Tonga currently has an increasing number of cases of Dengue serotype 3, while Samoa and American Samoa have increasing numbers of Chikungunya, and there are current Measles alerts in the Western Pacific in Papua New Guinea, Federated States of MI cronesia ... [Published Matangi Tonga - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 2 reports

SPC launches a new web-based map of epidemic alerts in the Pacific

The Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) has just launched a new web-based interactive map showing current epidemic and emerging disease alerts in the Pacific region.Deputy Director of SPC’s Public Health Division Dr Yvan Souarès said this new website ... [Published Spasifik Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 2 reports

New Zealand's Pacific Economic Ambassador visits SPC

During a visit over two days to the headquarters of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) in Noumea, New Zealand’s Ambassador for Pacific Economic Development, His Excellency Shane Jones, was briefed on SPC’s role in supporting sustainable . ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 4 reports

Samoa: Mystery virus affects nearly 100 in Samoa

Source: Australian Broadcasting CorporationCountry: Samoa Samoa's Ministry of Health says nearly 100 people have now been affected by a mystery virus. Samoa's Ministry of Health says nearly 100 people have now been affected by a mystery virus. Two ... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 3 reports

Pacific fisheries net government support

SUSTAINABLE fisheries and the financial stability they bring to Pacific island communities were given a financial boost by the Australian Government last month.Deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss made the announcement of an additional $23.5 million to ... [Published The Land Australia - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 3 reports

SOLOMONS LOST OUT ON PIF’S TOP POST TO PNG

Dame Meg Taylor of PNG is the new PIF Secretary General. Photo credit: tongnpp.Solomon Islands has lost out to Papua New Guinea in the run for the region’s top executive post after Pacific Islands Forum Leaders elected Dame Meg Taylor to replace Tuiloma ... [Published Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 01 2014]

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"And that is where we need to focus a preventative approach. So looking at diet, nutrition and physical activity of young people and really needing to ensure that they lead healthy lifestyles because what starts at childhood eventuates as a possible NCD in adulthood."
"Brisbane Welcomes the World will continue beyond G20, to ensure we are giving visitors the warmest welcome."
"The Asian Development Bank is pleased to launch this Regional Technical Support Mechanism and Rapid Response Fund under the PacificPacific Strategic Program for Climate Resilience" said ADB representative, Maria Melei
"This is an exciting project that will illustrate for Tonga how well different types of coastal protection measures perform. This project will not only provide coastal protection for the villages in eastern Tongatapu but also provide lessons and good practices for Tonga and other Pacific Islands facing similar climate change impacts" says Dr Gillian Cambers, Project Manager, GCCA: PSIS Project...

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Health surveillance program to prevent transmis... [Published ABC Radio Australia - 17 hours ago]
Health on the agenda for youths [Published Samoa Observer Online - 19 hours ago]
Kiribati: Kiribati launches its first Joint Imp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 20 hours ago]
SPC helps Samoa with health surveillance for SIDS [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 29 2014]
Plugging the information gap on human rights [Published ABC Radio Australia - Aug 29 2014]
SPC builds capacity to manage emergency operati... [Published Saipan Tribune - Aug 28 2014]
MSG chair launches MSG Trade Mission in NC [Published Solomon Star - Aug 28 2014]
Pacific youth confront NCD issues [Published Radio New Zealand - Aug 28 2014]
FISHERIES MINISTRY PLANS TO MANAGE BECHE-DE-MER [Published Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation - Aug 28 2014]
Building capacity to manage emergency operation... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 28 2014]
Palau: Building capacity to manage emergency op... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
U.S. helps to combat chikungunya [Published Samoa Observer Online - Aug 27 2014]
SPC makes substantial progress in reducing its ... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 26 2014]
Horticulture conference brings $11 million to B... [Published Business Acumen Magazine - Aug 26 2014]
World: Pacific countries to benefit from a regi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 25 2014]
SPC launches Disease Surveillance Map [Published Matangi Tonga - Aug 25 2014]
Fiji: Narikoso villagers elated with first harv... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 22 2014]
Tonga: Construction begins on coastal protectio... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 22 2014]
Plant & Food Research scientists receive intern... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 22 2014]
World: SPC launches a new web-based map of epid... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 21 2014]
‘Completing the cycle’ in Fiji: Improving the h... [Published International Union for Conservation of Nature - Aug 21 2014]
SPC launches a new web-based map of epidemic al... [Published Spasifik Magazine - Aug 21 2014]
SPC push to boost Pacific maritime safety stand... [Published ABC Radio Australia - Aug 20 2014]
World: Water and sanitation a critical developm... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 20 2014]
PC launches a new web-based map of epidemic alerts [Published Scoop NZ - World - Aug 20 2014]
Maritime transport augments economic development [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 20 2014]
Data gaps affect pacific tuna assessment [Published Fish Information & Services - Aug 19 2014]
PARTICIPANTS URGED TO PLAN WAYS OF MITIGATING C... [Published Fiji Government - Aug 19 2014]
Reinforcing trade and investment among MSG memb... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 19 2014]
Tuvalu Population and Housing Census 2012 Repor... [Published Pacific Islands News Association - Aug 19 2014]
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Kiribati: Kiribati launches its first Joint Imp... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - 20 hours ago]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment ProgrammeCountry: Kiribati The Government of Kiribati will launch the Kiribati Joint Implementation Plan for Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management (KJIP) on 29th August 2014 in Tarawa. The ...
Palau: Building capacity to manage emergency op... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 28 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Palau Participants from Palau Government departments, Palau Red Cross and the media attended training last week on establishing and managing Emergency Operations Centers. In 2012, Typhoon Bopha impacted ...
World: Pacific countries to benefit from a regi... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 25 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment ProgrammeCountry: World The Regional Technical Support Mechanism (RTSM) and Rapid Response Fund (RRF) was launched at the Pacific Island Forum Leaders Meeting held in Palau from July 31 to 1 August. ...
Fiji: Narikoso villagers elated with first harv... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 22 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Fiji The villagers of Narikoso in Kadavu are thrilled with their first vegetable harvest since their agricultural training conducted by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and subsequent ...
Tonga: Construction begins on coastal protectio... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Aug 22 2014]
Source: Secretariat of the Pacific CommunityCountry: Tonga A ground-breaking ceremony was held in the community of Talafo’ou in eastern Tongatapu on 15 August to celebrate the beginning of a project that will contribute to protecting vulnerable coastal ...
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