APEC Discussion Series

Primary Health Care

Ensuring the Region’s Health Security

Dr Shin Young-Soo, then-Western Pacific Regional Director of the World Health Organization, and Sir Puka Temu, Minister for Health and HIV/AIDS, set the scene with addresses that emphasised the need to strengthen primary health care in the Pacific Region.

Sir Puka was joined for a panel discussion by Dr Vivian Lin, former Director of the Division of Health Sector Development at the World Health Organization; Professor Nakapi Tefuarani, Dean of the UPNG School of Medicine and Health Science; and Sister Celine Yakasere, Health Manager at the Catholic Diocese of Wewak.

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Title20180815-ADS-Health-Care-4 CaptionPanellist, Dr Vivian Lin, former Director of the Division of Health Sector Development at the World Health Organization and Sister Celine Yakasere, Health Manager, Catholic Diocese of Wewak.

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Title20180815-ADS-Health-Care-1 CaptionKeynote speaker, Dr Shin Young-soo, Western Pacific Regional Director, World Health Organization.

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