Epidemic preparedness to be discussed in Nadi
July 19, 2015 9:49 pm
Members of the Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network (PPHSN) are in Nadi today to discuss capacity building and how to strengthen preparedness to epidemics of infectious diseases and other public health emergencies in the region.
A newly established training and capacity development programme for ‘Strengthening Health Interventions in the Pacific’ will be featured at the meeting.
Participants will also work on regional performance indicators for the services of the PPHSN network which will celebrate its 20th anniversary next year.
The meeting which is organized by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community will gather over 50 public health laboratory and surveillance officials from across the Pacific.