A Health Equity Framework for Pacific Islanders (PI)
Infographic describing health disparities, social determinants of health, and community-based strategies to address health inequity among Pacific Islanders. Discusses health workforce and healthcare access issues, as well as the need for chronic disease prevention and public health collaboration.
Date: 08/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum view details
The State of the World's Children 2021 - On My Mind: Promoting, Protecting and Caring for Children's Mental Health
Examines child, adolescent, and caregiver mental health, focusing on risks and protective factors at critical moments in the life course. Discusses COVID-19's effect on mental health, and the social determinants that shape mental health and well-being. Features statistics on child mortality rates, maternal and child health, HIV/AIDS, nutrition, early childhood development, and education, with breakdowns by countries and territories including Palau, Samoa, Federated States of Micronesia, and the Marshall Islands.
Date: 10/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) view details
2020 Island Areas Censuses Data Products
Presents demographic information for American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands drawn from the 2020 census.
Date: 10/2021 Type: Website Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau view details
American Samoa: Statistical Abstract, 2020
Presents statistics on health, education, land use, and other measures in American Samoa. Features district- and census region-level data.
Date: 09/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organizations: American Samoa Government, Samoa Bureau of Statistics view details
Testimony: Medicaid and CHIP in the U.S. Territories
Presents the statement of the Executive Director of Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission in a hearing before the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Health regarding the role Medicaid and CHIP play in securing healthcare access in the U.S Territories. Compares current funding through Medicaid for the Territories with the projected funding if no action is taken.
Author(s): Anne L. Schwartz Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Medicaid and CHIP Payment and Access Commission view details
Emergency Medical Services Personnel as Vaccinators: Status by State
Information from all states, the District of Columbia, Guam, and American Samoa, showing scope of practice by level of licensure for paramedics, advanced-emergency medical technicians, emergency medical technicians, emergency medical responders, and other intermediate levels. Features maps with shadings showing whether vaccination administration is always allowed, currently or temporarily allowed, never allowed, or under consideration for administrative or executive action. Information is current as of March 4, 2021.
Date: 03/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Association of State EMS Officials view details
Lessons Learned from the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands COVID-19 Response
Blog post describing the ways in which public health officials used collaboration, communication, and partnership in their response to COVID-19 in American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands, Guam, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau. Includes information about other health-related challenges faced by these islands.
Author(s): Karl Ensign Date: 01/2021 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials view details