Health Dialog: Fiji School of Medicine 1885-2010 Celebrating 125
Years, Vol. 16, No. 2
Ass. Professor Graham Roberts
125 Years Celebration Special
Dean of the College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Science
Professor Ian Rouse
The Fiji School of Medicine – History, 1886-1971 The Late Hawley
The Evolution of Primary Health Care in Fiji: Past, Present and
Negin Joel, Roberts Graham, Lingam Dharam
Building an Economic Case for Food Interventions in the Pacific
Snowdon Wendy, Negin Joel, Moodie Marj
Improving Integration and Coordination of Funding, Technical
Assistance, and Reporting/Data Collection: Recommendations from
CDC and USAPI Stakeholders
Ka’opua Lana Sue I, White Susan F, Rochester Phyllis F, Holden
Comparisons of Health Expenditure in Pacific Island Countries
using National Health Accounts
Hopkin Sandra, Irava Wayne, Kei Tin Yiu
– Graduation Ceremony 1975
HIV and AIDS Responses of Health Care Training Institutions in
the Pacific Islands – A Literature Review
Lui Paraniala S., Musson Rachel, Kamal Kishore, Ram Sharan
of Medicine Graduation Ceremony 1980
and Short Communication
Vitello-intestinal duct Fistula – a rare presentation of a
patent Vitello-intestinal duct
Ali Akhtar, Jawale Atul R., Cama Jitoko
Missed Diagnosis: Blunt Abdominal Injury – Case Report
Nagra Sonal, Dubey Aluk, Cama Jitoko
Murari Arun & Piukala Saia
Recurrent abdominal pain post appendectomy – A rare case
Adult postoperative intussusception – A Case Report
Jawale Atul, Murari Arun, Para Wallyion, Ali Akhtar
Guillain-Barre Syndrome associated with Typhoid Fever – A Case
Study in the Fiji Islands
May William, Senitiri Iokimi
Simple and Effective External Fixator for Finger Fractures
Matanaicake Semesa Jnr, Matanaicake Semesa Snr, Cama Jitoko,
Editorial – Progress in the Medical Education at the Fiji School
Speech by the Minister of Health (Fiji), Honourable Edward James
Ciguatera Fish Poisoning & Environmental Change – A Case for
Strengthening Health Surveillance in the Pacific
Derne Bonnie, Fearnley Emily, Goater Sarah, Carter Karen,
Generic Medicines – How confident should we be?
Lynn Weekes, Iqbal Ramzan
Writing for academic purposes
The Fiji School of Medicine: Changes in 1984
By Harry Lander, FRACP, Head Fiji School of Medicine
The Turtle and the Caduceus
Author: David Brewster Reviewed by Graham Roberts
delivered by Hon. Dr Kurisaqila, Minister for Health & Social
Welfare (Fiji), FSM Graduation Ceremony, 5th December 1984
Introduction to the World Bank Flagship Course on Health Systems
Strengthening and Health Financing
Irava Wayne J
FSM Produced Practical Surgeons
Dr Jona Senilagakali Baravilala
Celebrations in Samoa
in American Samoa
Reflections of FSM Student Life and Career Developments
Speech by Dr. Salanieta Saketa, Permanent Secretary for Health
From The Editor
Sitaleki A Finau
From the Editorial Assistant
Mabel Hazelman, Setita Naqelevuki
Dialog: Health Issues in the Federated States of Micronesia,
Vol. 16, No. 1
Looking back to the Future
By: Vita Skilling
COM-FSM Joins the Health “Extended Family”
By: Spensin James
Disease in Micronesia: A Historical Survey
By: Francis X. Hezel
An Analysis of FSM National Health Care Expenditures from 1997
By: Samo M., Racelis R.
“Go Local” Island Food Network: Using Email Networking to
Promote Island Foods for their Health, Biodiversity, and Other
By: Englberger L., Lorens A., Pretrick M., Spegal R., Falcam I.
Resistant Starch in Micronesian Banana Cultivars Offers Health
By: Thakorlal J., Perera CO., Smith B., Englberger L., Lorens A.
Evaluation of a “Traditional Food for Health” Intervention in
Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia
By: Kaufer L., Englberger L., Cue R., Lorens A., Albert K.,
Pedrus P., Kuhnlein HV.
A Large Foodborne Outbreak on a Small Paciﬁc Island
By: Thein CC., Trinidad RM., Pavlin BI.
Meeting Chamorro Women’s Health Care Needs: Examining the
Cultural Impact of Mamahlao on Gynaecological Screening
By: Rosario AM.
Hepatitis A in Pohnpei State, Federated States of Micronesia,
By: Johnson E., Jim R., Pavlin BI.
A Pilot Study for the Primary Prevention of Rheumatic Fever in
Kosrae, Federated States of Micronesia
By: Kohler LA., Alik T., Kaplan EL., Anderson FL.
Role of GIS Technology during Leprosy Elimination Efforts in
By: Jim R., Johnson E., Pavlin BI.
Mortality Analysis of Registered Deaths in the FSM from
By: Samo M., Elymore A.
Brief Communication and Case Report
Multi-drug Resistant Tuberculosis in Chuuk State, Federated
States of Micronesia, 2008-2009
By: Fred D., Desai M., Song R., Brostrom R., Bamrah S., Pavlin
BI., Heetderks A., Ekiek M.
Pohnpei, FSM Case Study in a Global Health Project Documents its
Local Food Resources and Successfully Promotes Local Food for
By: Englberger L., Kuhnlein HV., Lorens A., Pedrus P., Albert
K., Currie J., Pretrick M., Jim R., Kaufer L.
Connecting the Disconnected: What FSM is doing?
By: Oliver N., Sohrab S.
Microphthalmia and Anophthalmia in Chuuk State, Federated States
By: Yomai AA., Pavlin BI.
Hospital Medical Libraries Populate the Micronesian Region
By: Cohen A., Hadley A.
“Pre-Health”: talent search and substance abuse awareness among
FSM high school leavers. A summary report
By: Cuboni G., Samo M.
Tuberculosis trends in the Paciﬁc: 2000–2006
By: Viney K., O’Connor J., Wiegandt A., Lambert M., Cox H.,
Viewpoints and Perspectives
Human Resources for Public Health Challenges in the Western Paciﬁc
– Local Community Colleges Respond
By: Cuboni G., Dever G., Do H., Thoulag J.
A Perspective on Health Care Development in Micronesia
By: Post DC.
Perspectives on Testicular Mass in a 4-year-old Boy
By: Alfonso MA.
A Primer for Quality Assurance and Improvement in Paciﬁc Island
By: Durand MA.
Ethnobotany of Pohnpei: Plants, People and Island Culture
Indigenous Peoples' Food Systems: the Many Dimensions of
Culture, Diversity and Environment for Nutrition and Health
Tongan Nurses Conference-2010. Theme "Nursing the Noble
Profession: Navigating the Realities of Tongan Nurses”
From The Editor
By Professor Sitaleki A. Finau
From the Editorial Assistant
By Anzima Mazid
Remembering – Dr. Jimione Samisoni: A Life Dedicated to Science
By: Dr Joji Malani, Fiji School of Medicine, Suva, Fiji