The Fiji Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MOHMS) in collaboration with Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held the first meeting of “Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC)” for “The Project for Prevention and Control of NCDs on 24 September, 2015 at the MOHMS Headquarters.
The aim of the JCC is to discuss the overall perspectives of the project activities during the project period.
The meeting was chaired by the Acting Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr. Meciusela Tuicakau and attended by core project members from the MOHMS and JICA, and various stakeholders who work in the sector for NCD prevention/control and Wellness, such as DFAT, WHO, FNU, SPC and C-POND.
This project is a five-year technical cooperation launched in May 2015, targeting personnel engaged in NCD prevention and control at facilities under the MOHMS, such as divisional offices, sub-divisional offices, health centres and nursing stations in the Central Division.
The project’s purpose is to strengthen evidence-based NCD prevention and control in the Central Division.