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The 8th issue of Vol 21 of the Pacific Health Dialog will be published in November 2021. We will publish earlier If there are sufficient quality manuscripts. Please upload your manuscripts by the 30th September to give time for the peer-review process to complete.

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Current Issue

Vol. 21 No. 7 (2021): Pacific wellbeing through the researchers' lens

Published: 2021-06-22


Wealth of Pacific research

Alec J Ekeroma
Abstract 56 | PDF Downloads 30

Page 359-360

Original Research

Is parent education protective of mental wellbeing in Pacific young people? A cohort study of mental health and census data in Aotearoa/New Zealand’s integrated data infrastructure.

Jesse Kokaua, Seini Jensen, Reremoana Theodore, Nicholas Bowden, Russell Blakelock, Debra Sorensen, Wilmason Jensen, Rosalina Richards
Abstract 117 | PDF Downloads 29

Page 361-372

Pasifika preferences for mental health support in Australia: focus group study

Roman Kingi , Wani Erick, Vili Hapaki Nosa, Janine Paynter , Debra de Silva
Abstract 71 | PDF Downloads 32

Page 373-379

Family-tree Mapping and Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Niue: Research Method and Intervention

Erin Thomas, Charlene Tukiuha, Yvonne Underhill-Sem, Jama'l Talagi
Abstract 89 | PDF Downloads 40

Page 380-389

Investigating principles that underlie frameworks for Pacific health research using a co-design approach: learnings from a Tongan community based project

Veisinia Pulu, Iemaima Tiatia-Sheath, Barry Borman, Ridvan` Firestone
Abstract 63 | PDF Downloads 36

Page 399-406

E le sauaina tatou tagata matutua: Re-examining abuse through cultural lens of the fonofale model

Juliet Boon-Nanai, Sandra Thaggard, El-Shadan Tautolo
Abstract 75 | PDF Downloads 35

Page 407-414

Lack of Native Hawaiian Neurologists and Disparities in Care for Native Hawaiians in Hawaiʻi

Maiya Smith, Christina Tse, Nicholas Fancher, Ryoko Hiroi, William Harris, Selin Kutlu, Nicole Anzai, Heather Miura, Bryce Chang, Douglas Miles
Abstract 38 | PDF Downloads 13

Page 415-420

Knowledge, Risk Perception, and Preventive Measures of COVID-19 among Medical and Nursing students in Samoa: A Cross-Sectional Analysis

Lawal Olayemi, Jyothi Alex- Abraham, Vicky Yemoh, Maatasesa Samuelu-Matthes
Abstract 97 | PDF Downloads 16

Non-operative Management of Adhesive Intestinal Obstruction in Children over a 12 year period at Waikato Hospital

Aaron Ooi, Jitoko Kelepi Cama, Udaya Samarakkody, Askar Kukkady, Stuart Brown
Abstract 27 | PDF Downloads 7

Page 433-439

Literature Reviews

Existing NCD Monitoring and Surveillance Systems and its adaptability to Fiji’s context: A Systematic Review

Josua Ligairi, Donald Wilson, Isimeli Tukana
Abstract 49 | PDF Downloads 9

Page 440-448

Examining the State of Health Research on Pacific Rainbow Communities in New Zealand; Literatrure Review

Patrick Thomsen, Sarah Mclean-Osborn, Hollyanna Ainea, Allyssa Verner-Pula
Abstract 185 | PDF Downloads 55

Page 449-457

Covid-19 and Palliative Care Delivery in Resource-Limited Settings: Healthcare Workers’ Involvement

Lawal Olayemi, Jyothi Alex Abraham, Vicky Yemoh, Kamoru Adedokun, Samuelu-Matthes Maatasesa
Abstract 64 | PDF Downloads 20

Page 458-464


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