Pacific health ministers focus on health impacts of a changing climate

President of French Polynesia Mr Édouard Fritch, French Polynesia’s Minister of Health Dr Jacques Raynal, SPC Director General Dr Colin Tukuitonga, and WHO Western Pacific Regional Director Dr Takeshi Kasai alongside Ministers and senior officials from Pacific island countries and areas, at the 13th Pacific Health Ministers Meeting. Picture: SUPPLIED/SPC

THE world is facing a climate crisis and the Pacific is on the front line says World Health Organization Director General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. He highlighted this during the 13th  Pacific Health Ministers meeting held at Pape’ete, French Polynesia where the focus was on health impacts of a changing climate held from August 6-8. […]

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