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Pacific Health Dialog 1995







Pacific Health Dialog: AIDS, STD and Sexuality in the Pacific, Vol. 2, No. 2

Guest Editorial
Ati G. Sokomanu, Page 004-005


Original Papers

Epidemiology of HIV and AIDS in the Pacific
R. M. Sarda, G. P. Harrison, Page 006-013

Health care costs of HIV/AIDS in the Pacific
D. A. Ahlburg, H. J. Larson, T. Brown, Page 014-019

The knowledge of AIDS in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea
H. Karel, Page 020-023

Sexual behaviour and substance abuse among students in CNMI
A. M. Durand, Page 024-030

Child abuse in Fiji: a hidden problem
R. F. Schultz, Page 031-036

STD services in the Pacific: report of a survey
R. M. Sarda, J. Gallwey, Page 037-044

Knowledge, attitudes and behaviour of reinfected patients - Suva STD clinic, Fiji 1994/5
P. Hotchin, P. Tapelu, V. Chetty, R. Hakwa, D. Phillips, Page 045-047


Case Reports and Short Communications

Health professionals and the AIDS epidemic: say what you mean and mean what you say
B. Booth, Page 048-050

Blood banking in the Pacific
S. R. Weinstein, Page 051-053

HIV/AIDS in the Cook Islands
N. T. Hermann, T. Elikana, Page 054-055

HIV/AIDS in Vanuatu
M. Abel, Page 056-059

HIV/AIDS in Kiribati
T. Kienene, Page 060-061

Solomons Islands HIV/AIDS programme
P. Afeau, E. Nukuro, Page 062-064

HIV/AIDS in Western Samoa: the legal framework
F. Tufuuga, K. Seuseu, Page 065-067

Primary HIV infection: a challenge for Pacific clinicians
P. Ruze, Page 068-069


Conference Reports and Papers

The Yanuca Island Declaration: Pacific health in the twenty-first century
G. J. Dever, S. A. Finau, Page 070-074

A Pacific perspective on HIV/AIDS: questions from 1990
Hon. A. Kuruisaqila, Page 075-077

Moral aspects of the AIDS epidemic in the Pacific expressed in 1990
Bishop Patelesio Finau, Page 078-081

Facts and feelings: a woman's perspective on AIDS from 1990
K. Helu-Thaman, Page 082-083

HIV/AIDS and law reform in the Pacific
Justice D. V. Fatiaki, Page 084-087

The Australian legal response to HIV
M. Alexander, Page 088-092

Reproduction, reproductive health and STD: the unholy trinity for the Pacific
S. A. Finau, Page 093-102


Review Papers

Sexual activities in the Pacific and HIV/AIDS risks
D. A. Ahlburg, H. J. Larson, Page 103-106

Women, the HIV epidemic and human rights
J. Hamblin, E. Reid, Page 107-116

HIV transmission and dental treatment
V. J. Brightman, Page 117-124

AIDS: a compilation on America and the Pacific
A. R. Katz, D. M. Morens, Page 125-131


Viewpoints and Perspectives

Sex and AIDS: myths that kill
S. Vete, Page 132-139

AIDS and its possible impact on the Pacific
V. L. Rakaseta, Page 140-146

HIV/AIDS: adding to the Pacific nightmare
R. C. Duncan, Page 147-152


Book Reviews

The Coming Plague Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance. Laurie Garrett
Reviewed by G. J. Dever, Page 153-153

My Own Country: A Doctor's Story. Abraham Verghese
Reviewed by M. Rudoy and R. Rudoy, Page 154-154

Building the Capacity for an Oral Health Response to the Global HIV Pandemic: Principles for Developing a Country-specific Approach. R. Nowjack-Raymer, D. Barmes, D. Kleinman, et al.
Reviewed by T. W. Cutress, Page 155-155

Demographic and Socio-Economic Determinants of Contraceptive Use Among Urban Women in the Melanesian Countries in the South Pacific: a Case Study of Port Vila town in Vanuatu. T.K. Jayaraman
Reviewed by G. Borugu, Page 156-157

TB/HIV - the Connection: What Health Workers Should Know. US Public Health Services
Reviewed by E. Finau, Page 158-158


Pacific Health Institutions

Social marketing of contraceptives in the Pacific: a SPAFH initiative
R. N. Duve, S. Samuel, Page 159-161

The use of drama in AIDS prevention: building on Pacific culture
P. Sheehan, Page 162-167


Journal Abstracts
Page 168-175


Letters to the Editor
Page 176-181


PHD Editor
S A Finau, Page 188



Pacific Health Dialog: Population, Women and Development,
Vol. 2, No. 1

Guest Editorials
H. Larson, W. J. House, Page 004-005


Original Papers

Integrating population factors in development planning
W. J. House, Page 006-016

Women's work and fertility in Fiji
V. L. Rakaseta, Page 017-024

Population, fertility, mortality and migration in Tonga
N. A. Khalidi, Page 025-034

The role and significance of population policies in the Pacific Islands
W. J. House, Page 035-044

Key informant perceptions of family planning education in Vanuatu
R. Hardy, R. Dahal, J. J. Rory, Page 045-050

The needy children of Fiji: a development flaw?
A. Chand, Page 051-056


Case Reports and Short Communications

The economics of sex: what the economists forgot to remember
V. Wichman, Page 057-060

Vitamin A in breast milk
V. Newman, Page 061-064

Health and education strategies for sustainable development
D. Tonganivalu, Page 065-068

Placing women at the centre of the analyses: the case of HIV/AIDS
E. Reid, Page 069-072


Conference Reports and Papers

Population growth and educational planning
D. Sikua, Page 073-079

Investment in children: a good return on our money
G. Richards, Page 080-083

Pacific youth in a changing world: what of health?
S. Siwatibau, Page 084-089

Cultural heritage and healthy development
A. Ravuvu, Page 090-097

Pacific women: development for better health
S. A. Finau, Page 098-103


Review Paper

Fertility and mortality in the Pacific Islands
F. G. Haberkorn, Page 104-112


Viewpoints and Perspectives

The social conscience and obligation of physicians in contemporary Australia
B. J. Nelson, Page 113-120

Perspectives on Pacific women and children
K. Seniloli, Page 121-125

Health data systems in Micronesia: past and future
M. J. O' Leary, Page 126-132

ICPD: Cairo and after. Implications for the Pacific
S. Chee, Page 133-137


Book Reviews

Sustainable development or malignant growth? Edited by 'Atu Emberson-Bain
Reviewed by S. Alam, Page 138-140

The Pacific Human Development Report. Published by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
Reviewed by H. Larson, Page 141-142

Pacific Island Populations. Prepared by South Pacific Commission
Reviewed by L. Lewis, Page 143-144

Pacific Region Non-Government Organisations Conference on Population and Sustainable Development. Prepared by Pacific Island Association of Non-government Organisations (PIANGO)
Reviewed by H. Larson, Page 145-146


Pacific Health Institutions

UNFPA / Country Support Team
A. K. Kondo, Page 147-147

A brief SPAFH profile in 1995
V. Tikinitabua, Page 148-148

An introduction to Project Concern International
H. S. Karel, Page 149-150

A new degree in primary health care for indigenous Australians
P. S. Hill, C. Shannon, Page 151-154

Ke Ola O Hawai'i: promoting better health for the underserved
G. Feletti, C. Murry, Page 155-160

Hands-on training in the management of primary care facilities: a PBMOTP initiative
A. Pointer, Page 161-168


Journal Abstracts
Page 169-174


Letters to the Editor
Maiava Peteru; Greg Dever; Nancy Pollock; Okey Okoji, Satma Karim, Page 175-177


PHD Editor
Sitaleki Finau and Rex Hunton, Page 180-180


Source: Pacific Health Dialog