Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands Resources
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
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
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
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
Progress Toward Rubella Elimination — Western Pacific Region, 2000–2019
Reports on rubella vaccination coverage levels and rubella supplementary immunization activities by country and area in the Pacific. Includes data for
American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, Micronesia, Palau, and the Marshall Islands.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(24), 744-750 Date: 06/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention view details
Compacts of Free Association: Populations in U.S. Areas Have Grown, with Varying Reported Effects
Describes estimated migration of citizens from the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau, and reported costs related to this migration in Hawaii, Guam, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands. Also explores effects of this migration on governments, workforces, and societies in these and other areas of the United States, including costs of providing healthcare and extending access to the Children's Health Insurance Program and Medicaid.
Date: 06/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office view details
Heart Disease and Stroke Prevention Initiatives in Three USAPI Jurisdictions
Summarizes efforts in Guam, Palau, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to improve cardiovascular health outcomes. Highlights strategies that can be applied to hypertension control programs and chronic disease prevention projects.
Date: 05/2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Association of State and Territorial Health Officials view details