11 Sep 2017

Commonwealth and SPC partner to strengthen Pacific healthcare

11:51 am on 11 September 2017

The Commonwealth and the Pacific Community have signed an agreement they say will help strengthen healthcare in the region.

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The memorandum of understanding was signed on the sidelines of the Pacific Islands Forum meeting in Samoa.

In a statement, the Pacific Community's director general Colin Tukuitonga says the deal will see the two share resources.

This will support countries to achieve universal health coverage and address non-communicable diseases, which are at crisis levels in the region.

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