Solomon Islands: the World Health Organization expands its presence
WHO upgrades its presence in Solomon Islands to full status as a WHO Representative office.
WHO Regional Office for the Western Pacific
Publication date: 15 November 2012
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WHO Regional Director for the Western Pacific Dr Shin Young-soo visited Solomon Islands from 28 to 31 August 2012 on the occasion of the ceremony marking the official upgrade of the Organization's country presence to full status as a WHO Representative office. While there, he took the opportunity to accompany Minister of Health and Medical Services Charles Sigoto to Western Province to see first-hand how health services are delivered to rural communities in Solomon Islands. The video captures some of the highlights of the office opening and subsequent provincial visit.