Rural Health Resources by Topic: Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Mapping an Emerging National Health Equity Network
Results of an online survey of 256 organizations, conducted from April 2013-May 2014, providing basic demographics and information about partnerships which help advance the health and well-being of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities.
Date: 08/2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum, Social Policy Research Associates, W.K. Kellogg Foundation view details
Oral Health in Native American Elderly
Fact sheet providing information on needed dental work and overall oral health indicators in elderly Native American, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian tribal member populations.
Author(s): Shyleen Hall, Patty Stensland, Paula Morin-Carter Date: 08/2014 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Resource Center on Native American Aging view details
Health Literacy, Health Communication Challenges, and Cancer Screening among Rural Native Hawaiian and Filipino Women
Details a study based on 6 focus groups with Native Hawaiian and Filipino women in rural Hawaii. Breaks down participants' data by cancer screening history, family and personal history with cancer, self-reported health literacy, and demographic information, such as race, age, educational attainment, and marital status, among others. Also discusses cultural competency and language barriers.
Author(s): Tetine Sentell, May Rose Dela Cruz, Hyun Hee Heo, Katheryn Braun Citation: Journal of Cancer Education, 28(2), 325-334 Date: 06/2013 Type: Document view details
Federated States of Micronesia: Tracking Progress in Maternal and Child Survival
Reports on reproductive, maternal, newborn, child, and adolescent health achievements and challenges experienced in the Federated States of Micronesia to achieve targets of the health-related Millennium Development Goals as outlined in the Federated States of Micronesia National Strategic Plan. Includes statistics on infant and maternal mortality rate trends, weight statuses of adults and young children, and drinking water and sanitation coverage with breakdowns by rural or urban status.
Date: 2013 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) view details