“Fizzy drink free Tokelau” to be Awarded ‘Best Practise’ by World Health Organization

15 April 2015
The “Fizzy drink free Tokelau” wins the award as it demonstrated all the aspects of a Healthy Islands initiative, according to an email from World Health Organization’s Technical Officer – Non-Communicable Diseases, Dr Wendy Snowdon.
The Ulu o Tokelau, Aliki Faipule Siopili Perez is expected to receive the award on behalf of the Government of Tokelau at an official ceremony hosted by World Health Organisation at the Shangri-La Fijian Hotel in Nadi, Fiji when he attends the Health Minister’s meeting this week.
The WHO Healthy Island's Recognition Award is awarded bi-annually to recognize work in the Pacific carried out by health and community leaders to achieve the vision of Healthy Islands.