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American Samoa Organizations

American Samoa Government
Official web site of the government of American Samoa. Oversees the departments of public health, emergency medical services, medical services, and telecommunications.
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Hawaii and Pacific Basin Area Health Education Centers (HPB AHEC)
Works to improve the health of the underserved in Hawaii and the Pacific Basin through training and supporting health professions students and healthcare providers to serve rural and underserved areas. Includes the American Samoa Area Health Education Center.
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Pacific Basin Telehealth Resource Center (PBTRC)
One of the telehealth resource centers funded by the federal Office for the Advancement of Telehealth (OAT). Assists healthcare organizations, healthcare networks, and healthcare providers in the implementation of cost-effective telehealth programs to serve rural and medically underserved areas and populations. Includes Hawaii and the Pacific Basin.
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: VA Pacific Islands Health Care System (VAPIHCS)
Provides outpatient medical and mental healthcare services through a main clinic on Oahu and through seven Community Based Outpatient Clinics (CBOCs) including: West Oahu, Hawaii (Hilo and Kona), Maui, Kauai, American Samoa, and Guam. Traveling clinicians provide episodic care on Lanai. Offers health services including mental health, primary care, and telehealth.
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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs: VA Sierra Pacific Network
Consists of 21 healthcare networks operated nationwide. Includes sites of care located in northern Nevada, central/northern California, Hawaii, and the Pacific Rim including Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas Islands, and the Philippines.
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USDA Rural Development Western Pacific State Office
Works to improve the economy and quality of life in American Samoa, Guam, the Republic of Palau, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Federated States of Micronesia . Provides information about Rural Development programs and applications for financial assistance.
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Western Rural Development Center (WRDC)
Participates in rural development research and extension projects cooperatively with universities in the West. Includes a rural health initiative. Serves Washington, Utah, Wyoming, Nevada, Idaho, Hawaii, California, Arizona, Alaska, Oregon, New Mexico, Montana, Colorado, and 4 U.S. Pacific Territories.
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Last Reviewed: 3/21/2018