MicSem Publications

MicSem By Category: Health

Mental Illness in Micronesia , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Report on the findings of a study of serious mental illness throughout the region.

February 1993 (MC #09) Health

Social Isolation, Cultural Competence, and Disability in the Carolines , by Mac Marshall

How physical disability is understood and dealt with in the islands.

January 1994 (MC #13) Cultural Health Social Issues

Bringing Health Care to the People: A Look at Dispensaries in the FSM , by Eugenia A. Samuel and Marcus H. Samo

A critical look at how dispensaries operate in the FSM.

January 2000 (MC #24) Health

Insuring Our Health: Financing Health Care in the FSM , by Marcus H. Samo

How to fashion an insurance program that will relieve the government’s heavy burden of medical costs.

August 2001 (MC #36) Economics Health

HIV/AIDS in Micronesia , by Francis X. Hezel, S.J.

A look at the disease, its impact on the islands so far, and suggestions on what might be done to reduce the risk.

July 2007 (MC #68) Health

Health in Micronesia Over the Years , by Francis X. Hezel, SJ

A historical survey of the change in types of illness during the 19th and 20th centuries

November 2004 (MC #53) Health History

Playing the Numbers Game , by Francis X. Hezel, S.J.

Accurate Statistics are essential for mapping out progress and fixing future goals

December 2009 (MC #79) Education Government Health