Mrs Baakai Kamoriki has been Chief Medical Statistician of the Ministry of Health & Medical Services, Solomon Islands, since 2007 after being appointed Principal Medical Statistician in 2002. She has played a prominent role in the adoption and implementation of DHIS2, a web-based application for capture, processing, and reporting of key indicators from health facilities across the Solomon Islands. She studied Mathematics and Economics at the University of South Pacific in Suva, Fiji, and obtained her Postgraduate Certificate in Field Epidemiology from Fiji National University in 2010.
Walter is the Chief Information Officer, Ministry of Health, Tonga.
Teani is the Deputy Director of Public Health Division, Kiribati Ministry of Health and Medical Services. He is responsible for co-charing the surveillance and response team for outbreaks, development of health policies, planning and monitoring of public health programs, and human resources for the Public Health division. He also assists with environmental health, health promotion, nutrition, non-communicable diseases, communicable diseases and
Dr Posikai Samuel Tapo
Dr Posikai Samuel Tapo is the Director of Corporate Services, Policy and Planning, Ministry of Health, Vanuatu. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Surgery (UPNG) and a Masters in International Public Health from the University of Sydney. He worked as a dentist in Eastern Highlands Province (PNG), and moved to Vanuatu and joined UNDDP as the technical coordinator of the Early Warning System.