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Rural Health
Resources by State: Republic of Palau

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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Title V MCH Block Grant Program - Palau, State Snapshot: FY 2016 Application/FY 2014 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: 04/2016
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 - Palau: FY 2016 Application/FY 2014 Annual Report
A description of the status and activities of Palau's 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: 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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NCD Statistics for the Pacific Islands Countries and Territories
Presents data ranging from the years 2002 through 2009 on behavioral and biochemical risk factors for and the incidence and death rates from non-communicable diseases in the Pacific Islands.
Date: 2010
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Secretariat of the Pacific Community
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Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance: Pacific Island United States Territories, 2007
Summarizes results from surveys of students in grades 9-12 conducted in five territories: American Samoa, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and Republic of Palau, during January-June 2007.
Author(s): Jaclynn Lippe, Nancy Brener, Laura Kann. et al.
Date: 11/2008
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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U.S. Affiliated Pacific Basin Jurisdictions: Legal, Geographic and Demographic Information
Provides an overview of the geography, population, and relationship to the U.S. for the six Pacific jurisdictions: American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Republic of Palau, and the Republic of the Marshall Islands.
Author(s): Cathy Wasem
Date: 2004
Type: Document
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SAMHSA Contacts: Republic Of Palau
Lists Republic of Palau contacts for substance abuse and mental health programs.
Type: Directory
Sponsoring organization: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
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