MicSem Special Features

MicSem By Category: HEALTH

Video Listings

More Than Just Doctors

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Junk Food! Danger!

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

It Could Be You!

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Owning Our Own Health

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Smokey Joe: You Smoke, I Choke.

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Our Distant Relatives

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 ECONOMICS HEALTH

Food Fight: Good vs. Rotten

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Just Blowin' Smoke

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

The Way We Were

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Living the Sweet Life: Diabetes in Micronesia

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Breaking the Ice

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 ALCOHOL & DRUGS HEALTH

More? Or Less? Quantity Counts

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Ashes To Ashes

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH SOCIAL ISSUES

Stop TB

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Feet First

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

10,000 Steps

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Don't Smoke That Cigarette

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Outcasts No Longer

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

To Chew or Not to Chew

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 ALCOHOL & DRUGS HEALTH

Chasing the Dream

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH SOCIAL ISSUES

Before It's Too Late

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

Going Yellow

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

The Dreadful Flu

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

May 20, 2019 HEALTH

talks

What Can We Do About Diabetes in the Pacific

Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Presentation

February 25, 2024 HEALTH

Overview of Health Concerns in Micronesia

Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Presentation

February 25, 2024 HEALTH

Mental Illness in Micronesia

Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Presentation at the Interagency Conference on Childhood, Palau

February 25, 1996 HEALTH SOCIAL ISSUES

Culture of Wellness in Palau

Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Koror

February 25, 2024 CULTURAL HEALTH

Alcohol and Drug Use in Micronesia

Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Presentation at SAMHSA symposium in Los Angeles

February 25, 1999 ALCOHOL & DRUGS HEALTH

Micronesian Counselors

Mental Illness in Micronesia

Francis X. Hezel, SJ

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

February 25, 1993 HEALTH

Social Isolation, Cultural Competence, and Disability in the Carolines

Mac Marshall

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

February 25, 1994 CULTURAL HEALTH SOCIAL ISSUES

Bringing Health Care to the People: A Look at Dispensaries in the FSM

Eugenia A. Samuel and Marcus H. Samo

A critical look at how dispensaries operate in the FSM.

February 25, 2024 HEALTH

Insuring Our Health: Financing Health Care in the FSM

Marcus H. Samo

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

February 25, 2024 ECONOMICS HEALTH

HIV/AIDS in Micronesia

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.

February 25, 2024 HEALTH

Health in Micronesia Over the Years

Francis X. Hezel, SJ

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

February 25, 2024 HEALTH HISTORY

Playing the Numbers Game

Francis X. Hezel, S.J.

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

February 25, 2024 EDUCATION GOVERNMENT HEALTH

Micsem Discussion

The Taste of Pork: Congressional Funds for Development

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

The pros and cons of the pork barrel funds long appropriated by FSM Congress.

April 26, 2000 HEALTH

Vitamin A Deficiency

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

Causes of Vitamin deficiency, extent of the problem, and strategies for dealing with it.

April 21, 1999 HEALTH

How Good is Our Health Care in FSM

Francis X. Hezel S.J.

Primary health care emphasizing preventive health and a health insurance program would improve health care greatly.

January 31, 1995 GOVERNMENT HEALTH

articles

Good Intentions, Good Enough

Joseph A. Flear

Observations on the sociocultural aspects of Health Care Delivery in Micronesia

February 25, 1997 CULTURAL HEALTH

Severe Mental Illness in the Federated States of Micronesia: 25 Year Follow-Up of Mental Illness Survey

Francis X. Hezel, SJ

Findings on mentally ill patients in FSM 25 years later.

Guam, September 2016. 11 pages with tables.February 25, 2024 HEALTH

Health in Micronesia through the Years

Francis X. Hezel, S.J.

The transition from infectious diseases to the era of non-communicable diseases.

Unpublished. February 25, 2024 HEALTH

Schizophrenia and Chronic Mental Illness in Micronesia: An Epidemiological Survey

Francis X. Hezel, SJ, with Michael Wylie

Survey of mental illness throughout FSM, Palau and the Marshalls.

Isla. Vol. 1, No. 2, Dry Season 1992: 329-354. February 25, 1992 HEALTH

In Search of the Social Roots of Mental Pathology in Micronesia

Francis X. Hezel, SJ

The high rates of mental illness and suicide might be related to stress generated by cultural conflict and change.

Contemporary Issues in Mental Research in the Pacific Islands, Edited by Albert Robillard & Anthony Marsella, University of Hawaii, 1987: 12-31. February 25, 1986 HEALTH

Disease in Micronesia: A Historical Survey

Francis X. Hezel, S.J.

Review of the disease patterns and their effect on mortality over two centuries of contact with the West.

Pacific Health Dialogue.February 25, 2024 HEALTH

WHO Mental Health Research in Micronesia

Francis X. Hezel, S.J.

Serious mental illness in Micronesia as presented in four different studies.

Unpublished 14 November 2002. February 25, 2024 HEALTH