January 27 2020

For the third consecutive year, young people from different Pacific island states and territories have the opportunity to spread prevention and control messages for noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) using different media, thanks to the Wake Up! Project, launched in 2017, with financial support from the Pacific Fund (France) and the Australian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), and implemented by the Pacific Community (SPC).

November 13 2019

We know what Diabetes is- Let’s curb it

The Pacific region continues to advocate for a holistic approach with its efforts to addressing diabetes, an increasing catastrophe in the region other than extreme weather events. 14th November every year, marks World Diabetes Day and this year the theme is family and diabetes.

Wake up! Workshop

Well-known for its landscapes, authentic and welcoming population, the Pacific region is also sadly famous because of the high rate of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). NCDs are today the main cause of death in the Pacific. To help tackle this regional health crisis, the Public Health Division of the Pacific Community (SPC) began the Wake Up project.

September 18 2019

Most behaviours linked to non-communicable diseases (NCDs) begin in early childhood. NCDs, such as diabetes, heart disease, chronic respiratory disease and cancer, are the leading cause (75%) of deaths in Pacific Island countries and territories.

August 14 2019

Have you ever seen these murals? If you are from Suva (Fiji), Nuku’alofa (Tonga), Port-Vila (Vanuatu) or Mata Utu (Wallis and Futuna), you might surely have noticed them.

The Pacific Youth have a message for you.

They want you to be concerned about the threats of non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

July 3 2019

MANA dashboard presentation at Pacifc Heads of Health Meeting 2018

The Pacific region is often referred to as ‘the Non Communicable Diseases (NCD) capital of the world’. The Pacific Island countries and Territories (PICTs) leaders have declared NCD to be a crisis and committed to take action on the Pacific NCD Roadmap, which specified policy and legislation measures aimed at preventing NCD.