Wake Up! Project: The youth from the Solomon Islands is taking the lead on NCDs prevention through art
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.
Today is World Obesity Day with the theme Changing Perspectives: Let’s Talk About Obesity!
Remember obesity is preventable so don't forget to keep a healthy diet and stay physically active!
Today is World No Tobacco Day and public health champions around the world are marking this day by focusing on the harmful impacts of the tobacco industry on the environment.
The "Hauhaulele" va'a club has a section open to young women who want to get in shape through physical activity. This weekend they also benefited from a culinary workshop with a dietician to improve their daily diet.
The SPC Pacific NCD Youth Ambassadors programme was launched to support creative activities led by young people to raise awareness on prevention and control of NCDs - Not only for young people, but for their whole community.
A healthy diet is critical to the healthy development of a growing baby and pregnancy is an opportunity to promote good health and break the cycle of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity increases the risk of gestational diabetes and birth complications as well as predisposing the child to low or high birthweight and at risk of developing NCDs later in life.
The Pacific Community’s (SPC) Public Health Division (PHD) has published a handbook to guide the development of a National multisectoral Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) plan and the establishment of a multisectoral committee to oversee the implementation of the plan.
The Pacific Community’s (SPC) Public Health Division (PHD) has published a handbook for health professionals and educators on Pacific guidelines for healthy infants and children under five years of age.