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Pacific Health Dialog 2000







Pacific Health Dialog: Telehealth in the Pacific, Vol. 7, No. 2

Guest Editorials
Yvan Souarès, Victor Yano, Pages 004-005


Telehealth in the Pacific

Telehealth in the Pacific Islands: a perspective and update from the Fiji School of Medicine
Jan Pryor, Wame Baravilala, Charles Katoanga, Pages 006-010

Telehealth and outbreak prevention and control: the foundations and advances of the Pacific Public Health Surveillance Network
Yvan Souarès, Pages 011-028

Pacific Island Health Care Project: early experiences with a web-based consultation and referral network
Donald A Person, Pages 029-035

The role of the Picasso phone system in distance consultation for remote Pacific islands
Victor M Yano, Pages 036-039

Telemedicine in the Federated States of Micronesia
David Rutstein, Pages 040-045

Teleconsultations in Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia
Johnny S Hedson, Pages 046-050

Telemedicine in Majuro Hospital, Marshall Islands
Kamal J Gunawardane, Pages 051-053

Health and Telecast: a milestone for Tonga into the 21st Century
Seini T V Kupu, Pages 054-056

Proposed New Caledonia Telemedicine network
Catherine Merzeau, Pages 057-060

Experience and hopes for telehealth in Tokelau
Peter Adam, Pages 061-062


Distance Education in the Pacific

The role of low cost communications in health in the redevelopment of the indigenous physician workforce among selected jurisdictions of the US-associated Pacific Islands
Gregory Dever, Pages 063-067

Distance learning in the public health workplace
Mahomed Patel, Pages 068-070

Distance education: strategies for maintaining relationships
Peter Hill, Pages 071-073

Service-oriented training in public health: a model for enhancing public health surveillance in the Pacific
Mahomed Patel, Pages 074-075

The community in the classroom: designing a distance education community health course for nurses in Solomon Islands
Maggie Kenyon, Christopher Chevalier, Verlyn Gagahe, Rosie Sisiolo, Pages 076-080

Distance nursing education in Micronesia
Maureen M Fochtman, Pages 081-083

Fiji School of Medicine Diploma and Masters programmes
Tom Fiddes, Pages 084-085

Proposing continuing medical education for the Pacific
Marc Shaw, Pages 086-087

Regional training in public health surveillance: how far are we? An SPC perspective
Tom Kiedrzynski, Pages 088-091


Telecommunications and Pacific Health

The Pacific Islands Internet Project (PIIP) in UNDP, Suva
Mark Borg, Pages 092-094

The Communication Enhancement through Telecommunication (ComET) project
Al Blake, Pages 095-097

TongaSat: its obligation to Tonga and the Pacific region
Lucy Anna Tupou, Seini Kupu, Pages 098-099

Literature searching and document delivery: organisational issues
Mark Perkins, Pages 100-104

Internet health resources
Arlene Cohen, Patricia Sheehan, Pages 105-104


Other themes

Research imperialism in Pacific health: the case of Tonga (1966 –1997)
Sitaleki A Finau, ‘Eseta Finau, Malakai ‘Ofanoa, Pages 109-114

Pacific Health Research Council: health research by and for Pacificans
Jan Pryor, Sitaleki A Finau, Colin Tukuitonga, Pages 115-117

A method for active surveillance of selected communicable diseases
Michael J O’Leary, Pages 118-121

Dengue surveillance in the Pacific Islands
Rob Condon, George Taleo, Tony Stewart, Tony Sweeney, Tom Kiedrzynski, Pages 122-126

Monolingual monologue: regional issues of professional communication from Pacific Health Dialog
Sitaleki A Finau, Gregory J Dever, Eseta Finau, Victor Yano, Pages 127-135


Journal Abstracts and Telehealth References
Pages 136-142


Book Reviews
Page 143


PHD Editor
Page 144



Pacific Health Dialog: Maori Health in New Zealand, Vol. 7, No. 1

Guest Editorial
David Tipene-Leach, Pages 004-005

He Maimai Aroha - A traditional lament
David Tipene-Leach, Page 005


Special Feature

Maori health: key determinants for the next twenty-five years
Mason Durie, Pages 006-011

Te Waipiro
Maui Pomare, Pages 012-012


Original Papers

Kaupapa maori: explaining the ordinary
Helen Moewaka Barnes, Pages 013-016

Diagnosis in traditional Maori healing: a contemporary urban clinic
Rhys Jones, Pages 017-024

Maori suicide prevention in New Zealand
Nicole M Coupe, Pages 025-028

Maori infant care practices: implications for health messages, infant care services and SIDS prevention in Maori communities
David Tipene-Leach, Sally Abel, Sitaleki A. Finau, Julie Park, Michele Lenna, Pages 029-037

Disparities in health: common myths and uncommon truths
Papaarangi Reid, Bridget Robson, Camara Phyllis Jones, Pages 038-047

The development of Māori primary care services
Sue Crengle, Pages 048-053

Bro’s/pro’s (re)developing an authentic Maori presen(t)ce: creating identities about (professional Maori?) men
Teena J. Brown Pulu, Pages 054-061

A framework for addressing Māori knowledge in research, science and technology
Chris Cunningham, Pages 062-069

The development of Oranga niho services
J Broughton, Pages 070-073


Case Studies and Short Communications

Te Ohu Rata o Aotearoa: The Maori Medical Practitioners Association of New Zealand
Rees Tapsell, Pages 074-075

Training needs of Maori medical students
Frances Robbins, Jade Tamatea, Pages 076-077

He Whakaratonga Hauora Kaupapa Māori
David Jansen, Pages 078-081


Review Paper

He Mate Huango: an update on Maori asthma
Lis Ellison-Loschmann, Neil Pearce, Pages 082-093



Socioeconomic inequalities in health: how big is the problem and what can be done?
Peter Crampton, Clare Salmond, Tony Blakely, Philippa Howden-Chapman, Pages 094-098


Viewpoints and Perspectives

He whakaaro: kia manaaki taua kia taua
Na Paratene Ngata, Pages 099-100

The role of the Health Funding Authority in Maori health development
Rob Cooper, Pages 101-106

Traditional Maori healing
Rhys Jones, Pages 107-109


Journal Abstracts
Pages 110-113

Te Ora Conference Abstracts 2000 and 2001
Pages 114-119


Letters to the Editor
Pages 120-123


PHD Editor
S. A. Finau, Page 124


Source: Pacific Health Dialog