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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…  


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…  


Anti-retroviral therapy – why is adherence important

This product was supported by FJN+ and UNDP through the Multi-Country Western Pacific Integrated HIV/TB Programme.  


Benefits of ARV Treatment

Antiretroviral therapy is the treatment for the HIV infection using a combination of Antiretroviral drugs.  


Innovative hotspot approach aims to bring TB under control in Kiribati

Kiribati, a small island nation in the Western Pacific Ocean, has the unenviable recognition of having the highest incidence of Tuberculosis (TB) among its neighbouring Pacific island countries, with…  


Summary of Regional HIV forum 2018 for the Pacific Island Countries and Territories

This document summarizes the proceedings of the Regional HIV Forum for the Pacific Island Countries and Territories 2018. The forum was the first event of its kind in the Western Pacific, bringing…  


Pacific-wide rollout of rapid HIV and syphilis test to improve sexual and reproductive health services for the most vulnerable

A new diagnostic test for HIV and syphilis is being rolled out by UNDP across the Western Pacific region, in order to reach the most vulnerable populations with vital sexual and reproductive health…  


Universal Coverage of LLINs in Vanuatu Programme Results Report 2015-2017

This document captures the key achievements of the Universal Coverage of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Bed Nets (LLINs) in Vanutatu Programme, which operated from July 2015 to December 2017 with the…  


Tafea recognized for achieving malaria-free status

The province of Tafea has been recognized for its achievement of eradicating malaria in an award ceremony organized by the Government of Vanuatu.  


Supporting community-inclusive responses to HIV in the Pacific

Evidence has shown that HIV responses that are inclusive of community groups produce positive health outcomes, build community sustainability, are cost effective, and ensure human rights-based…  

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