Six laboratories in three provincial centres may no longer have to wait for results of testing for export food products from Port Moresby in the future, following the completion of a training programme to assist laboratories to prepare for international accreditation. When the laboratories attain international accreditation, they will be recognised internationally, meaning their test results will be accepted by importers and consumers throughout the world. For exporters of local food products, this will reduce the cost and time it takes to meet requirements of export markets; thus improving economic and trade prospects.
At the 9th high level meeting between the Commissions of the European Union and the African Union, both sides have adopted today concrete actions measures to address pressing global issues in key areas such as peace and security, migration, job creation and agriculture.
This is a joint press statement issued by the Government of the Republic of Fiji and the European Union following the third high level political dialogue between Fiji and the European Union held in Suva on 23 and 24 May, 2018.
During the ongoing 71st World Health Assembly, the Governments of Uganda and Ethiopia together with the European Union organised a side event on the "Inclusive formulation of evidence-based policies and programmes for Universal Health Coverage".