June 17 2021

The "Hauhaulele" va'a club has a section open to young women who want to get in shape through physical activity. This weekend they also benefited from a culinary workshop with a dietician to improve their daily diet.

The SPC Pacific NCD Youth Ambassadors programme was launched to support creative activities led by young people to raise awareness on prevention and control of NCDs - Not only for young people, but for their whole community.

May 19 2021

A healthy diet is critical to the healthy development of a growing baby and pregnancy is an opportunity to promote good health and break the cycle of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Maternal pre-pregnancy obesity increases the risk of gestational diabetes and birth complications as well as predisposing the child to low or high birthweight and at risk of developing NCDs later in life.

April 28 2021

Did you know that vitamin A is important for healthy eyesight? There is a lot of vitamin A in orange coloured fruits and vegetables such as mango, pawpaw, and pumpkin as well as in leafy greens.

Vitamin A deficiency is a big problem in the Pacific, especially in children.

Load up on orange coloured fruits and vegetables plus leafy greens to keep your vision sharp.