Directory of PPHSN Resources 
2013 Edition

     

CONTENTS

Foreword

Introduction

Coordinating Body (CB)

CB Focal Point

Core members

 EpiNet Teams

PacNet

LabNet

 PICNet

Allied members

Useful documents / publications / websites

Useful documents I publications I website

 

Documents, Meeting reports


> PPHSN Strategic Framework
(PDF, 127 KB)
 

 

 

> Milestones of PPHSN development / activities, 1995-2006


> PPHSN Meetings (in chronological order)
   check the Coordinating Body pages for the CB meetings

Meeting on International Health Regulations (IHR) and the Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN), Nadi, Fiji, 30 May - 1 June 2012 > recommendations/conclusions

Regional Workshop "LabNet 2010",  Suva, Fiji, 1-4 November 2010 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 33

3rd PAPITaF meeting, Nadi, Fiji Islands, May 2010 > final recommendations

Meeting for the Pacific IHR National Focal Points and PPHSN EpiNet Representatives on Syndromic Surveillance for the Pacific, Auckland, 23-26 March 2010 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 32

Regional Dengue Meeting, Nadi, Fiji Islands, 27 November 2008 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 30

2nd PAPITaF Meeting, Nadi, Fiji Islands, 24-26 November 2008 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 30

Second Pacific WHO Global salmonella surveillance training course, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, 2-6 June 2008 >  Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 29

Pacific Island Pandemic Taskforce (PAPITaF) Meeting, Noumea, New Caledonia, 26-28 March 2007 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 26

Pacific Global Salmonella Surveillance (GSS) training course, Suva, Fiji Islands, 23-27 October 2006 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 25

Regional Workshop "LabNet 2006", Noumea, New Caledonia, 31 July-4 August 2006 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 24

SPC Technical Consultation Meeting and Training Workshop on Infection Control and Prevention, Tanoa Waterfront Hotel, Lautoka, Fiji Islands, 20-24 February 2006 >

Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 23

 

2nd LabNet Technical Working Body (TWB) Meeting, Noumea, New Caledonia, 1 June 2004 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION 18


SPC/WHO Second Regional EpiNet Workshop "PPHSN Preparedness for Influenza and other Potential Threats like Dengue and SARS", co-organised by SPC and WHO in Noumea, New Caledonia, 7-11 June 2004 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 18

 

SPC/WHO Regional workshop "LabNet 2003" - Suva, Fiji Islands, 8-10 September 2003 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION # 16

 

SPC/WHO First Regional EpiNet Workshop "Building on the SARS Experience - Preparing PPHSN for Emerging and Re-emerging Infectious Diseases" co-organised by SPC & WHO, 1-5 September 2003, Suva,  Fiji Islands > Summary published in Inform'ACTION #15

First LabNet Technical Working Body (TWB) Meeting - Noumea, New Caledonia, 23 July 2002 > Summary published in Inform'ACTION #12

The third and last workshop in the series took place in Apia, Samoa from 18 to 22 March. It brought together 21 members of EpiNet teams from the Polynesian sub-region, i.e. American Samoa, Cook Islands, Niue, Samoa, Tokelau, Tonga, and Tuvalu, as well as one participant from Fiji who had been unable to attend the workshop in Nouméa. It focused on the last two of the six diseases targeted by the PPHSN: typhoid and measles > Recommendations published in Inform'ACTION #11

The second workshop, for the Melanesian sub-region and the French-speaking countries and territories, took place at SPC headquarters in Nouméa from 4 to 8 March 2002. Its focus was dengue fever and influenza control. It assembled 20 members of the EpiNet teams from the Fiji Islands, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, French Polynesia, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and Wallis and Futuna, together with three participants from Nauru and Palau who had not been able to take part in the first workshop > Recommendations published in Inform'ACTION #11

The first workshop, for the Micronesian sub-region, took place in Guam in December 2001. It was attended by a total of 21 participants from the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, Kiribati, the Marshall Islands, the Northern Mariana Islands and Palau. The participants worked on two of the six diseases under special surveillance by PPHSN: cholera and leptospirosis > Recommendations published in Inform'ACTION #11

Series of 3 EpiNet sub-regional workshops co-organised by SPC & WHO, 2001-2002

SPC/WHO Inaugural Meeting of the PPHSN Public Health Laboratory Network (2000: Noumea, New Caledonia) Report. Noumea: SPC, 2001.

Meeting on HIV, AIDS and STI Epidemiological Surveillance for Pacific island countries (22-26 November 1999: Nadi, Fiji) Report. Manila: WHO, 2000.

PACNET/Western Pacific HealthNet (WPHNet) Pacific Telehealth Conference (1998: Noumea, New Caledonia) Report SPC/PBMA. Noumea: SPC, 1999.

SPC/WHO Pacific Islands Meeting on Public Health Surveillance (1996: Noumea, New Caledonia) Report. Noumea: SPC, 1998.

Copies of these documents/reports are available in electronic format on PPHSN website,  http://www.spc.int/phs/PPHSN and/or on request [email protected]

> Other Meeting reports mentioning the PPHSN

Regional Conference of Heads of Health Services (15th: 1996: Noumea, New Caledonia) Report. Noumea: SPC, 1996.

Inter-agency Meeting on Health Information Requirements in the South Pacific (1995: Noumea, New Caledonia) Report. Noumea, SPC: 1997.

Meeting of the Directors of Health for the Pacific Island Countries (1999: Koror, Republic of Palau). Report WHO. 1999.

Madang Commitment Towards Healthy Islands (2001: Conclusions and Recommendations: Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries, Madang, Papua New Guinea). Report WHO/SPC. 2001.

Tonga Commitment to Promote Healthy Lifestyle and Supportive Environment: Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries, Nuku'alofa, Tonga. Report WHO/SPC. 2003.

Samoa Commitment : Achieving Healthy Islands: Sixth Meeting of the Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries, Apia, Samoa. Report WHO/SPC. 2005

Vanuatu Commitment: Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries. Port Vila, Vanuatu. Report WHO/SPC. 2007

Madang Commitment: Meeting of Ministers of Health for the Pacific Island Countries. Madang, Papua New Guinea. Report WHO/SPC. 2009

Copies of some of these documents/reports are available in electronic format on PPHSN website,  http://www.spc.int/phs/PPHSN and/or on request [email protected]
 

 

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