Regional Archive December 2012

WHO Provides Immediate Response to Samoa

WHO provides immediate health sector response to damage caused by tropical cyclone Evan in Samoa
Prioritising Climate Change Adaptations for Fisheries and Aquaculture in Fiji

Prioritising Climate Change Adaptations for Fisheries and Aquaculture in Fiji

More than 60 stakeholders from the fisheries and aquaculture sector in Fiji attended a workshop in Suva on 'Priority adaptations to climate change for fisheries and aquaculture in Fiji: reducing risks and capitalising on opportunities'.

Regional Action to Fight Illegal Tuna Fishing in the Pacific

A new data-driven process to further crackdown on illegal tuna fishing in the Pacific will help reduce the loss of local fish industry.

Getting to the Point on Pacific Tuna Fisheries

Scientists call for reference points to replace the current gridlock.

Human Rights Tools for Pacific Island Countries Launched

Suva, Fiji - Dec 6 A set of tools that will assist Pacific Island countries to design and deliver actions to further human rights were launched today by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR), and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC).

SPC Strengthens Efforts to Reduce Sexually Transmitted Infections in the Pacific Region

While we focused our attention on World AIDS Day last Saturday, we must remember that high rates of sexually transmitted infections leave Pacific Islanders particularly vulnerable to HIV.

WHO Draws Attention to the Alarming Rise of New HIV Infections

On World AIDS Day, WHO draws attention to the alarming rise of new HIV infections among men who have sex with men and transgender people in Asia.