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COVID-19 prevention medical equipment handed to Nauru

The Nauru Government has received medical equipment and supplies crucial for its COVID-19 prevention and response. This was made possible through an initiative to support Nauru’s strategic response to…  


Ensure 81% coverage of long lasting insecticide treated nets in Vanuatu Programme: Results at a Glance 2020

Ensure 81% coverage of long lasting insecticide treated nets (LLINs) in Vanuatu is a three-year (2018-2020) US$1.56 million programme supported by Global Fund and implemented by the UN Development…  


Multi-Country Western Pacific Integrated HIV/TB Programme: Results at a Glance 2020

The Multi-Country Western Pacific Integrated HIV/tuberculosis (TB) Programme is a three-year (2018-2020) US$11,368,713 programme supported by the Global Fund to strengthen control of HIV and TB in 11…  


Multi-Country Western Pacific Integrated HIV/TB Programme: Key Performance Indicator Results 2020

The Multi-Country Western Pacific Integrated HIV/tuberculosis (TB) Programme is a three-year (2018-2020) US$11,368,713 programme supported by the Global Fund to strengthen control of HIV and TB in 11…  


Hard-fought progress on TB in Kiribati at risk due to COVID-19

Under the World Health Organization (WHO)’s End Tuberculosis (TB) Strategy, countries around the world have set out ambitious targets to reduce the number of TB cases and deaths, as well as…  


UNDP digitally supports SIG Ministries respond to COVID-19 challenges

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), through its digital transformation pilot initiative is supporting the Solomon Islands Government (SIG) and provincial administrations to connect…  


Using ‘sensemaking’ to calibrate our response to COVID-19

In February 2020, I was in New York for work and the buzz around the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic was growing and picking pace. A week after I returned to Fiji, the borders closed. Almost a year…  


The positive spin-off of a global pandemic in a Small Island Developing State

About a year ago, Fiji and its neighboring Pacific island countries watched in horror as the coronavirus pandemic began to hit bigger developed countries with crippling effects to their economies.…  


Essay Competition: Women in Leadership: Achieving an equal future in a COVID-19 world

To commemorate International Women’s Day, the Access to Justice Project is carrying out an essay competition to allow individuals to participate in promoting women in leadership.  


Continuation of sexual and reproductive health services is vital in the face of COVID-19

In Tonga, the Government has deemed sexual and reproductive health services as essential services during the COVID-19 pandemic. On this World AIDS Day, we are reminded that eliminating stigma and…  

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