Health in Fiji and the Pacific

PHD. 1999. Mar. Vol. 6 #1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Issue Editors: Dr Jan Pryor & Dr. Sitaleki Finau

 
 
Title Author(s) pages

Guest Editorials
Medical education in the Pacific: where have we been and where are we heading? Jim Samisoni 004-007
Are cervical cancer screening programmes feasible in the Pacific? Wame R. Baravilala

Original Papers
Collaborative research on breastfeeding in Fiji: narrowing the gap between research and practice Judi Aubel, Diane Tukana, Mereanai Tui Odra, Nirmala Nand, Michel Fong, Kiran Naidu, Penina Vatucawaqa

008-017

An evaluation of the Fiji national drugs policy Abdul Azam 018-029
Diet of children in urban and rural Fiji Sinead Katherine Kado 030-034
Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy in Samoa and a changed protocol for peptic ulcer Katrina Watson, Mafu Asaua, Stanley Dean 035-038
Diabetes in the indigenous population of the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands A. Mark Durand, Joyce Bourne, David Tuohey-Mote, K. David Khorram, Isamu J. Abraham 039-044
Smoking attributable mortality among the indigenous population of the Mariana Islands Mara B. Khorram, Jon B. Bruss 045-051
Alcohol related injuries in Yap Ayesha Adelbai Ravia 052-056
Foods most frequently consumed by fifth grade children on Guam Rebecca S. Pobocik, Jennifer J. Richer, Barbara K. O’Donnel 057-064
Obesity in Samoans: a practice–based naturalistic inquiry Seiji Yamada 065-070

Case Studies and Short Communications
Sexual health in a Pacific campus: a peer education approach Jean Wright, Laisiasa Wainikesa, Mark Van Ommeren 071-073
Sexual health in a Pacific campus: a pilot evaluation of a peer education approach. Jean Wright, Laisiasa Wainikesa, Mark Van Ommeren 074-076

Review Papers
Wound healing herbs of the Pacific Subramaniam Sotheeswaran, Sudhara Sotheeswaran 077-079
Housing status and health implications for Pacific peoples in New Zealand Kiri Milne, Robin Kearns 080-086
Ola malolo ola Whiawhia: housing and health in Wellington Tokelau households Gina Pene, Philippa Howden–Chapman,  Julian Crane, Robyn Green, Loi Iupati, Ian Prior, Ioane Teao 087-092
Societal and health aspects of psychoactive drug abuse in Papua New Guinea Paul C.Y. Chen, Felix Y.A. Johnson, Tukutau Taufa 093-100

Reprint Papers
Management of ciguatera fish poisoning in the South Pacific Paul Dalzell 101-108

Viewpoints and Perspectives
Tobacco, lies and children: a Fiji perspective Litea Meo, David Phillips 109-111
Staking out the middle range between the macro– and micro–disease in the social structure Lawrence Hammar 112-121
Conceptions of depression: a Hawaiian perspective Kamana’opono M. Crabbe 122-126

Pacific Health Institutions
Public health surveillance in the Pacific: using EpiInfo for an information system Birute Foster, Tom Kiedrzynski 127-131
The Pacific Islands Association of Libraries and Archives (PIALA) Arlene Cohen 132-000

Book Reviews
Typhoid Mary – Captive to the Public’s Health.  Judith Walzer Leavitt Reviewer:  Greg Dever 000-000

Journal Abstracts   000-000

Letters to the Editor   000-000

PHD Editor S A Finau 000-000