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--> Appendix B Saipan Workshop Agenda INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE Committee on Health Care Services in the U.S.-Associated Pacific Basin SAIPAN MEETING AGENDA Hyatt Regency, Gilligan's Friday, April 18, 1997 (The meeting began 2 hours later than originally planned to allow travelers coming from Guam who had been delayed by Typhoon Isa to arrive.) 11:00 a.m. Prayer: Father Roger Tenorio 11:05 Introductory Remarks: Robert Lawrence, IOM Committee Chair Eliuel Pretrick, PIHOA Vice President 11:15 Opening Remarks: Acting Governor Jesse Borja, CNMI 11:25 Introduction of the Institute of Medicine mission and of individual committee members 11:30 Comments from individual health ministers: The ministers or representatives have been asked to list the three accomplishments that they have been most proud of in the past 10 years and three of the most important issues that they plan to address over the next 10 years. 1:00 p.m. Lunch—Sponsored by the Governor's Office and the Department of Public Health and Environmental Services
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--> 2:00 Social and Cultural Service Delivery Issues in Health Care: Joe Flear , Medical Graduate Support Program (Responses from individual health ministers) 2:30 Health Professions Training and Workforce Issues: Medical Officers/Physicians—Postgraduate Opportunities Greg Dever, Director, Micronesian Human Resources Development Council , and Vita Skilling and Anamarie Akapito, PBMOTP graduates, Jimione Samisoni and Wame Baravilala, Fiji School of Medicine 4:00 Basic Education Issues in the Pacific Primary Education—Fran Hezel, IOM Committee Member, Director, Micronesian Seminar Postsecondary Education—Agnes McPhetres, IOM Committee Member, President, Northern Marianas College 4:50 Recap of Key Points from the Day's Session: Eliuel Pretrick and Robert Lawrence 5:00 Adjourn 6:00 ''Hafa Adai" Hospitality—Luau at Susupe Beach Park: Sponsored by Marianas Visitors Bureau and Northern Marianas College Saturday, April 19, 1997 8:00 a.m. Recap of Yesterday's Themes: Robert Lawrence and Eliuel Pretrick 8:15 Community Health Improvement: Block Grants and Community Empowerment Transforming Indian Health: William Haffner, IOM Committee Member Hawaii's Experience with Improving Prenatal Care: June Shibuya 9:00 Small Group Discussions 10:30 Promoting Privatization: Isamu Abraham, Secretary, CNMI Department of Public Health and Environmental Services, and Susan Schwartz, President of CNMI-CHC Volunteers
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--> 11:00 Sources of International Health Aid: Marcus Samo, FSM Department of Health 12:15 Lunch—Sponsored by the Bank of Guam 1:30 p.m. Telemedicine and Telehealth in the Pacific Basin: Greg Dever, Director, Micronesian Human Resources Development Council Maureen Fochtman, Professor, University of Guam, School of Nursing 2:00 Mental Health and Substance Abuse Issues: Elena Scragg, Guam Department of Mental Health Joe Villagomez, CNMI Division of Mental Health 3:00 Increasing the IOM Report's Impact at the Local Level 4:00 Summarizing Themes and Recommendations: Eliuel Pretrick and Robert Lawrence 4:30 Adjourn 4:45 Closed Session: IOM Committee Meeting 7:00 Reception—Pacific Island Club: Sponsored by Saipan Health Clinic and FHP-Health Care Support for this meeting came from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, the U.S. Department of Interior, and the Archstone Foundation. Saipan Workshop Attendees IOM Committee Members Carolyne Davis William Haffner Glen Haydon Fran Hezel Robert Lawrence Agnes McPhetres Tosiwo Nakayama Paul Nannis Terence Rogers David Sundwall IOM Staff Members Jill Feasley Annice Hirt PIHOA Members Isamu Abraham, CNMI Asher Asher, Kosrae Aminis David, Pohnpei Caleb Otto, Palau Eliuel Pretrick, FSM Elena Scragg, Guam
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--> Joseph Tufa, American Samoa Sanphy William, Chuuk Andrew Yatilman, Yap PIHOA Staff Jean Paul Chaine Roylinne Wada Regional Participants Anamarie Akapito, Chuuk Wame Barivilala, Fiji Jefferson Benjamin, FSM Gregorio Calvo, CNMI Karen Cruz, Guam Greg Dever, Pohnpei Joseph Flear, Pohnpei Maureen Fochtman, Guam Steve Kuartei, Palau Jan Pryor, Pohnpei Helen Ripple, Guam Josephine Sablan-Hall, CNMI Jimi Samisoni, Fiji Marcus Samo, FSM Susan Schwartz, CNMI June Shibuya, Hawaii Vita Skilling, Kosrae Joe Villagomez, Jr., CNMI Other U.S. Participants Anne Chang, U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration Mary Ellen Courtright, Archstone Foundation Bruce Grant, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration Joe Iser, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Darla Knoblock, Department of Interior Gordon Soares, U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration Joe Webb, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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