Ministers of Health of the Pacific and the Caribbean met to discuss opportunities for cooperation and exchange regarding good practices in climate change and resilient health systems, regulatory frameworks, health security and non-communicable diseases (NCDs). The meeting took place in parallel to the 72 World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland.
Participating ministers and high-level health authorities from the Caribbean included the Bahamas, Grenada, Jamaica, Haiti, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago. From the Pacific, participating ministers and high-level health authorities included those from Fiji, Cook Islands, Solomon Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, French Polynesia, Samoa, Tonga and Tuvalu.
Representatives from the CARICOM Secretariat, the Secretariat of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), the Commonwealth Secretariat and PAHO also took part in the meeting.
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