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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…  


Justice and compassion for rape survivors

One in three women and girls worldwide experience physical or sexual violence in their lifetime, most frequently by an intimate partner. But in in Fiji, according to the UN, that figure rises to two…  


Strengthening the role of meteorologists in the Pacific

Meteorologists play an important role in reaching global targets and providing support towards socio-economic development in the Pacific especially in the era of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals…  


Kadavu youth standing up for human rights to end violence against women in Fiji

This year’s Human Rights Day focuses on Youth Standing Up for Human Rights. It aims to celebrate the potential of youth as constructive agents of change, amplify their voices, and engage a broad range…  


New UNDP Report: Human Development in Asia-Pacific region advances dramatically, but unevenly

The Human Development Report, which pioneers a more rounded way to measure countries’ progress beyond just economic growth, says that as the gap in basic standards is narrowing, with an unprecedented…  


Enabling violence survivors to access justice

A United Nations Report states that persons with psycho-social disabilities experience more violence compared to persons without disabilities, while persons with disabilities are 1.5 times more likely…  

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