Social and Cultural Service Delivery Issues in Health Care: Joe Flear , Medical Graduate Support Program

(Responses from individual health ministers)


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


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


Recap of Key Points from the Day's Session: Eliuel Pretrick and Robert Lawrence




''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


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


Small Group Discussions


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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