Non-Communicable Diseases in the Pacific

PHD. March 1996. Vol. 3. No. 1.

Issue Editor:
Dr. Rex Hunton

Guest Editorial
Robert Beaglehole and Ruth Bonita
Harley J Stanton, Pages 004-005

Original Papers
Oral conditions among Tongan children and adults, 1966 and 1986
T. W. Cutress, N. Moi Tapealava, S. Tomiki, Pages 008-014
Diet of 3 and 4 year olds in Dunedin: relevance to dental caries
N. Guha-Chowdhury, Pages 015-019
Animal bites and stings on Guam
R L Haddock, Olivia L. T. Cruz, Pages 020-024
Driving practices in the National Capital District, Papua New Guinea
P. Sapak, V. Mea, Pages 025-027
The health of Australian South Sea Islanders in Mackay
P. S. Hill, E. Faafoi, Pages 028-035
Improving medical care staffing on small Pacific Islands: a model from the Caribbean
F. P. Wurlitzer, G. Koteka, Sir Thomas R. A. Davis, Pages 036-040

Case Reports and Short Communications
Smoking in Viti Levu, Fiji
L. Meo, D. Phillips, R. Brough, Pages 041-042
Controlling your language: making English clear
F. Savage, P. Godwin, Pages 043-046
The management of hypertension in Fiji: is current practice effective?
R. Ripley, M. Imo, D. Phillips, Pages 047-049
Captain Cook as a public health pioneer in the Pacific
D. A. Ballendorf, Pages 050-053
Frequency of fractured mandible at a Fiji dental clinic (1989-1994)
D. Kapadia, P. Dutt Sharma, Dr T. King, Pages 054-056
Neuroblastoma presenting with paraplegia
G. O. Okoji, P. Nakabea, J. Taka, E. Vudinibola, M. Shrestha, Pages 057-059

Conference Reports and Papers
Postgraduate medical training for the Pacific: the next step
S. Kinnear, W. Baravilala, J. Meyer, D. Phillips, F. Piscioneri, G. J. Dever, Pages 060-064
Are we our own worst enemies?
Rev. Amando Samo, Pages 065-067
The life and death of primary health care: the 'McDonalization' of Alma Ata, Russia
D. Werner, Pages 068-073
Tobacco control: a Pacific conference
A. M. Durand, I. J. Abraham, Pages 074-076

Review Papers
Obesity in Pacific populations
A. M. Hodge, G. K. Dowse, P. Z. Zimmet, Pages 077-086
Smoking prevalence and trends in the Pacific
V. R. Collins, G. K. Dowse, P. Z. Zimmet, Pages 087-095

Viewpoints and perspectives
Alleviating the burden of chronic illness
W. A. Alto, Pages 096-099
Psychosocial and behavioural aspects of NIDDM among Pacific islanders in South Auckland
D. Simmons, J. A. Voyle, Pages 100-106
Gender and non-communicable diseases in the Pacific
A. Brewis, P. Schoeffel-Meleisea, H. Mavoa, K. Maconaghie, Pages 107-112

Book Reviews
Fijian Medical Plants. Cambie and Ash
Reviewed by B. Aalbersberg, Pages 113-117
Pacific Island Social and Human Development. SPC
Reviewed by I. Kawachi, Pages 113-117
Journal of Community Eye Health. Ed. M. Gavin
Reviewed by K. D. Khorram, Pages 113-117
Prevention of Non-communicable Diseases in the Pacific: Training Module for Social Mobilisation and Community Action. M. C. Tessier, et al.
Reviewed by A. Humphrey, Pages 113-117

Pacific Health Institutions
Health care in Pohnpei: the challenges
The Honourable Del Pangelinan, Pages 118-119

Journal Abstracts
Pages 120-123

Letters to the Editor
Pages 124-127

PHD Editor
S A Finau, Page 132