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  • Health agencies collaborate to boost response to dual crisis of diabetes and TB in Ebeye
    May 31, 2017

    With 466 cases identified per 100,000 people, the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI) has one of the highest tuberculosis (TB) prevalence in the world. Despite many decades of efforts to eradicate the devastating disease, it has continued to spread in the overcrowded atoll communities fueled by poor nutrition, high rates of diabetes, substandard housing and poor health seeking behaviours.

  • Strengthening a Nation’s Call for Ocean Protection
    May 23, 2017

    In preparation for the much-anticipated Conference, the Fiji Government with support from UNDP, gathered for a second National Multi-Stakeholder Consultations for the Oceans Conference on 2 May in Suva, to discuss Fiji’s plan to achieve SDG 14 - conserving and sustainably using the oceans, seas and marine resources for sustainable development.

  • Government’s social, economic and legal services made accessible at people’s doorstep
    Apr 13, 2017

    More people in remote communities are accessing social, economic and legal services provided by the Government which can provide substantive support to their lives when needed most.

  • Services to empower women in Fiji to be bold for change
    Apr 12, 2017

    People across Fiji, no matter where they live whether in the rural or urban, are stepping up towards empowerment of women and gender equality and are being encouraged to be bold for change.

  • Mar 13, 2017

    First, allow me to welcome you all to this 3 day Workshop and Meeting organised by the Disaster Resilience in the Pacific SIDS or commonly known as the RESPAC project. For the benefit of those that were not with us during the inaugural board meeting in Nadi last year, the RESPAC project is funded under the Trust Fund for Development, a joint partnership by UNDP and the Government of the Russian Federation.

  • Risk Informed Development a Priority for Fiji’s Western Division
    Feb 23, 2017

    A recently launched Geographical Information System (GIS) web-interface will allow the Office of the Commissioner Western Division to effectively make development decisions based on the risks that communities face as a result of disasters and climate change.

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