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Rural Health
Resources by State: Republic of the Marshall Islands

Snapshot: Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Health
Fact sheet with statistics on uninsurance rates by ethnicity, health disparities by ethnicity, sex, and three types of cancer incidence rates, and rates of hepatitis B and HIV infection.
Date: 09/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
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Pregnancy Outcomes After Maternal Zika Virus Infection During Pregnancy — U.S. Territories, January 1, 2016-April 25, 2017
Provides data on Zika virus infection in pregnant women and outcomes in their fetuses and infants in the U.S. territories of American Samoa, Puerto Rico, and U.S. Virgin Islands and the U.S. freely associated states of Federated States of Micronesia and Marshall Islands.
Author(s): Carrie K. Shapiro-Mendoza, Marion E. Rice, Romeo R. Galang, et al.
Location: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 66(23), 615-621
Date: 06/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Title V MCH Block Grant Program - Marshall Islands, State Snapshot: FY 2017 Application/FY 2015 Annual Report
Executive summary of program activities and high-level data from the Maternal and Child Health Block Grant Program. Includes contact information and amounts of funding by source and service level.
Date: 11/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Open Hearts, Open Minds: An Accomplishments Report of the Pacific Island Task Force
Summarizes U.S. government's response to recommendations from community leaders in Hawaii, the U.S. Pacific Territories, and U.S.-affiliated Pacific Islands on various topics, including health equity. Details successes in improving access to federal programs and resources, and increasing grant opportunities in the Pacific region.
Date: 04/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Department of Education
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Compacts of Free Association: Issues Associated with Implementation in Palau, Micronesia, and the Marshall Islands
Examines potential impact of proposed legislation approving the 2010 Palau agreement, which would provide financial assistance for education and health services through 2024. Summarizes and updates reports issued from 2007-2013.
Date: 04/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant - Marshall Islands: FY 2016 Application/FY 2014 Annual Report
A description of the status and activities of the Marshall Islands' maternal and child health programs. Includes data on financial, program, and performance measures, and features demographic information on ethnicity and race, household types, poverty levels, maternal and infant mortality, and statistics related to healthcare and health insurance.
Date: 03/2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Maternal and Child Health Bureau
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Compacts of Free Association: Actions Needed to Improve Oversight and Accountability of U.S. Assistance to Micronesia and the Marshall Islands
Testimony before a U.S. House of Representatives subcommittee regarding Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands spending of compact sector funds in the education and health sectors for fiscal years 2007 through 2011.
Author(s): David Gootnick
Date: 01/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Compacts of Free Association: Micronesia and the Marshall Islands Continue to Face Challenges Measuring Progress and Ensuring Accountability
Discusses Federated States of Micronesia and the Republic of the Marshall Islands spending of compact sector funds in the education and health sectors. Offers recommendations to ensure the reliability of indicators in education and health.
Date: 09/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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WHO Country Cooperation Strategy for Marshall Islands, 2013-2017
Identifies health and development challenges and priorities, and establishes strategic direction and approaches to facing challenges and achieving national goals, in cooperation with the World Health Organization. Features demographic statistics for the Pacific Island Countries and Territories as well as healthcare costs, health indicators, leading causes of mortality, and rates of diabetes.
Date: 2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: World Health Organization Western Pacific Regional Office
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Compacts of Free Association: Improvements Needed to Assess and Address Growing Migration
Describes migration to the U.S. and its territories from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Marshall Islands, and Palau. Discusses financial impact in Hawaii, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to provide services to these migrants, including health services.
Date: 11/2011
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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