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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