Waqainabete: Pacific in NCD crisis

Minister for Health and Medical Services during the Inauguration Event of the Designation of C-Pond as a WHO Collaborating Centre at the Grand Pacific Hotel on Friday, November 13, 2019. Picture: JONA KONATACI

THE Pacific Islands are in the grip of a non-communicable disease crisis. Speaking during the inauguration of the Pacific Research Centre for the prevention of obesity and non-communicable diseases (C-POND) at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva yesterday, Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said evidence suggested that life expectancy was beginning to decline as a […]

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