As a means to support informed decision making by DCS and HOH. CSP partners with regional and international research institutes for research activities. Regional research and analytic work largely results from recommendations of DCS and technical meetings.
Regional analysis of Specialist in the PICs
CSP works with PICs ministries of health to map out clinical workforce in the region.
• Snapshot Clinical Workforce in the Pacific 2017
• Mapping of Clinician’s profile in 14 Pacific Islands Countries
Mapping of Overseas Medical Referral Schemes (OMR) and Visiting Specialist Medical Teams across the PICs
A study conducted collaboratively by WHO, SPC and Nossal Institute, in response to the increasing demands and costs of specialised tertiary care in the PICs during the 68th Session of the Regional Committee Pacific in 2017. Recommendations from the report will be presented during the 2019 Directors of Clinical Services meeting.
Promoting evidence-based policies, program and services for ageing and health in Fiji
A study conducted collaboratively with The George Institute for Global Health, Ministry of Health Fiji, SPC and UNSW to examine the “what’s needed and what works” for the care of the older population in Fiji.