APPS Conference 2014 – Paula Vivili

  • Date Added: November 2014

Paula Vivili Acting Director, Public Health Division, Secretariat of the Pacific
Community gave this talk titled ‘The economic impact of non-communicable diseases in the Pacific’ at the Asia and the Pacific Policy Society Conference in September 2014.

Non-communicable and water-borne diseases rank among the most daunting challenges affecting the health and development prospects of people in the Pacific Islands. The Asia and the Pacific Policy Society conference ‘Confronting the region’s health challenges‘ held on 17-18 September 2014 explored practical policy options for governments concerned to address these challenges,  including what public finance, regulatory, health system and whole of government issues these options involve, and what development partners and regional institutions can do to help.

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