The PHGRN has retrieved a small repository of background articles from the broader literature base which may be relevant to the work of our network partners. Literature is divided by research theme and is listed below.

Health Security

  • Aubry, M., A. Teissier, C. Roche, V. Richard, A. S. Yan, K. Zisou, E. Rouault, V. Maria, S. Lastere, V. M. Cao-Lomeau and D. Musso (2015). "Chikungunya Outbreak, French Polynesia, 2014." Emerging Infectious Diseases 21(4): 724-726.
  • Binns, C., M. K. Lee, W. Y. Low and A. Zerfas (2017). "The Role of Public Health Nutrition in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia Pacific Region." Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 29(7): 617-624.
  • Brioudes, A., J. Warner, R. Hedlefs and B. Gummow (2015). "Diseases of livestock in the Pacific Islands region: Setting priorities for food animal biosecurity." Acta Tropica 143: 66-76.
  • Craig, A., J. Kool and E. Nilles (2013). "The Pacific experience: supporting small island countries and territories to meet their 2012 International Health Regulations (2005) commitments." Western Pacific Surveillance and Response 4(3): 14-18.
  • Craig, A. T., E. Rafai, M. Samo, A. Oritaimae, L. Samse and E. J. Nilles (2015). "Short report: 2014 Pacific meeting on implementation of the International Health Regulations (2005)." Western Pacific Surveillance and Response 6(2).
  • Fearnley, E. and L. Ailan (2013). "International Health Regulations (2005): public health event communications in the Western Pacific Region." Western Pacific Surveillance and Response 4(3): 26-27.
  • Fulu, E., R. Jewkes, T. Roselli, C. Garcia-Moreno and U. N. M. C. S. Me (2013). "Prevalence of and factors associated with male perpetration of intimate partner violence: findings from the UN Multi-country Cross-sectional Study on Men and Violence in Asia and the Pacific." Lancet Global Health 1(4): E187-E207.
  • George, N. (2014). "Promoting Women, Peace and Security in the Pacific Islands: hot conflict/slow violence." Australian Journal of International Affairs 68(3): 314-332.
  • Gopalani, S. V., L. Helgenberger, C. Apaisam, S. Donre, K. Takiri, J. Charley, A. Yomai, P. Judicpa, N. Nakazono, E. Johnson, E. Setik, L. Taulung, A. Elias and L. Barrow-Kohler (2016). "Measles outbreak response vaccination in the Federated States of Micronesia." International Journal of Epidemiology 45(5): 1394-1400.
  • Haddad, L., L. Cameron and I. Barnett (2015). "The double burden of malnutrition in SE Asia and the Pacific: priorities, policies and politics." Health Policy and Planning 30(9): 1193-1206.
  • Hennessey, K., W. W. Schluter, X. Wang, L. Boualam, Y. Jee, J. Mendoza-Aldana, S. Roesel, S. Diorditsa and J. Ehrenberg (2014). "Are we there yet? Assessing achievement of vaccine-preventable disease goals in WHO's Western Pacific Region." Vaccine 32(34): 4259-4266.
  • Hollis, S. (2017). "Localized Development Gaps in Global Governance: The Case of Disaster Risk Reduction in Oceania." Global Governance 23(1): 121-139.
  • Honda, H., N. Ohmagari, Y. Tokuda, C. Mattar and D. K. Warren (2017). "Antimicrobial Stewardship in Inpatient Settings in the Asia Pacific Region: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis." Clinical Infectious Diseases 64: S119-S126.
  • Howard, P., C. Pulcini, G. L. Hara, R. M. West, I. M. Gould, S. Harbarth, D. Nathwani, E. S. G. A. Pol and I. S. C. G. A. Stewardship (2015). "An international cross-sectional survey of antimicrobial stewardship programmes in hospitals." Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 70(4): 1245-1255.
  • Huh, K. and D. R. Chung (2016). "Changing epidemiology of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in the Asia-Pacific region." Expert Review of Anti-Infective Therapy 14(11): 1007-1022.
  • Jackson, G., K. McNamara and B. Witt (2017). "A Framework for Disaster Vulnerability in a Small Island in the Southwest Pacific: A Case Study of Emae Island, Vanuatu." International Journal of Disaster Risk Science 8(4): 358-373.
  • Jean, S. S. and P. R. Hsueh (2017). "Distribution of extended-spectrum beta-lactamases, AmpC beta-lactamases, and carbapenemases among Enterobacteriaceae isolates causing intra-abdominal and urinary tract infections in the Asia-Pacific region from 2008 through 2014: results of the study for monitoring antimicrobial resistance trends (SMART)." International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents 50: S106-S107.
  • Jean, S. S., P. R. Hsueh and S. A.-P. Grp (2017). "Distribution of ESBLs, AmpC beta-lactamases and carbapenemases among Enterobacteriaceae isolates causing intra-abdominal and urinary tract infections in the Asia-Pacific region during 2008-14: results from the Study for Monitoring Antimicrobial Resistance Trends (SMART)." Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 72(1): 166-171.
  • Lahra, M. M., Y. R. Lo and D. M. Whiley (2013). "Gonococcal antimicrobial resistance in the Western Pacific Region." Sexually Transmitted Infections 89(4): 19-23.
  • Lapierre, L., G. Asenjo, C. Vergara and J. Cornejo (2017). "Antimicrobial Resistance Control Strategies: A Coordinated Research Initiative Experience in the Asia Pacific Region." Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 29(4): 250-258.
  • Lee, Y. and M. Wakabayashi (2013). "Key informant interview on antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in some countries in the western pacific region." Globalization and Health 9.
  • Li, A. L. (2013). "Implementing the International Health Regulations (2005) in the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region." Western Pacific Surveillance and Response 4(3): 1-3.
  • McNamara, C. and R. Labonte (2017). "Trade, Labour Markets and Health: A Prospective Policy Analysis of the Trans-Pacific Partnership." International Journal of Health Services 47(2): 277-297.
  • Mendes, R. E., M. Mendoza, K. K. B. Singh, M. Castanheira, J. M. Bell, J. D. Turnidge, S. S. F. Lin and R. N. Jones (2013). "Regional Resistance Surveillance Program Results for 12 Asia-Pacific Nations (2011)." Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 57(11): 5721-5726.
  • Nalau, J., J. Handmer, M. Dalesa, H. Foster, J. Edwards, H. Kauhiona, L. Yates and S. Welegtabit (2016). "The practice of integrating adaptation and disaster risk reduction in the south-west Pacific." Climate and Development 8(4): 365-375.
  • Pastula, D. M., W. T. Hancock, M. Bel, H. Biggs, M. Marfel, R. Lanciotti, J. Laven, T. H. Chen, J. E. Staples, M. Fischer and S. L. Hills (2017). "Chikungunya virus disease outbreak in Yap State, Federated States of Micronesia." Plos Neglected Tropical Diseases 11(3).
  • Pelesikoti, N. and J. K. Suwamaru (2017). ICTs in Pacific Islands' Climate Change and Disaster Risk Reduction Policy and Programs.
  • Pike, J., A. Tippins, M. Nyaku, M. Eckert, L. Helgenberger and J. M. Underwood (2017). "Cost of a measles outbreak in a remote island economy: 2014 Federated States of Micronesia measles outbreak." Vaccine 35(43): 5905-5911.
  • Rankine, J., T. Percival, E. Finau, L. T. Hope, P. Kingi, M. C. Peteru, E. Powell, R. Robati-Mani and E. Selu (2017). "Pacific Peoples, Violence, and the Power and Control Wheel." Journal of Interpersonal Violence 32(18): 2777-2803.
  • Roth, A., A. Mercier, C. Lepers, D. Hoy, S. Duituturaga, E. Benyon, L. Guillaumot and Y. Souares (2014). "Concurrent outbreaks of dengue, chikungunya and Zika virus infections - an unprecedented epidemic wave of mosquito-borne viruses in the Pacific 2012-2014." Eurosurveillance 19(41): 2-9.
  • Teng, Y., D. H. Bi, G. G. Xie, Y. Jin, Y. Huang, B. H. Lin, X. P. An, Y. G. Tong and D. Feng (2017). "Model-informed risk assessment for Zika virus outbreaks in the Asia-Pacific regions." Journal of Infection 74(5): 484-491.
  • Thomas, A. and L. Benjamin (2018). "Policies and mechanisms to address climate-induced migration and displacement in Pacific and Caribbean small island developing states." International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management 10(1): 86-104.
  • Thow, A. M., W. Snowdon, R. Labonte, D. Gleeson, D. Stuckler, L. Hattersley, A. Schram, A. Kay and S. Friel (2015). "Will the next generation of preferential trade and investment agreements undermine prevention of noncommunicable diseases? A prospective policy analysis of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement." Health Policy 119(1): 88-96.
  • Waller, E., E. Palmer and L. Chappell (2014). "Strengthening gender justice in the Asia-Pacific through the Rome Statute." Australian Journal of International Affairs 68(3): 356-373.
  • Yang, Q. W., Y. C. Xu, P. Kiratisin and M. J. Dowzicky (2017). "Antimicrobial activity among gram-positive and gram-negative organisms collected from the Asia-Pacific region as part of the Tigecycline Evaluation and Surveillance Trial: Comparison of 2015 results with previous years." Diagnostic Microbiology and Infectious Disease 89(4): 314-323.

Health Systems and Universal Health Coverage

  • Abdullah, A., P. Mannava and P. Annear (2013). "Non-communicable diseases and health systems in the Asia-Pacific region: a review of the literature." Nossal institute for global health. Retrieved June 9.
  • Beattie, A., R. Yates and D. J. Noble (2016). "Accelerating progress towards universal health coverage in Asia and Pacific: improving the future for women and children." Bmj Global Health 1: I12-I18.
  • Binns, C., M. K. Lee, W. Y. Low and A. Zerfas (2017). "The Role of Public Health Nutrition in Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals in the Asia Pacific Region." Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 29(7): 617-624.
  • Charlson, F., M. Redman-MacLaren and E. Hunter (2015). "Evaluation of a Leadership in Mental Health course for Pacific Island Nation delegates." Australasian Psychiatry 23(6): 38-41.
  • Connell, J. (2014). "The two cultures of health worker migration: a Pacific perspective." Soc Sci Med 116: 73-81.
  • Cullen, R. (2017). The Role of ICTs in Public Finance Management in Pacific SIDs: a Case for Good Governance.
  • Cullen, R. (2017). The Use of ICT in the Health Sector in Pacific Island Countries.
  • David, A. M., R. Lew, A. K. Lyman, C. Otto, R. Robles and G. J. Cruz (2013). "Eliminating Tobacco-Related Disparities Among Pacific Islanders Through Leadership and Capacity Building: Promising Practices and Lessons Learned." Health Promotion Practice 14(5): 10S-17S.
  • Davis, J., J. Vyankandondera, S. Luchters, D. Simon and W. Holmes (2016). "Male involvement in reproductive, maternal and child health: a qualitative study of policymaker and practitioner perspectives in the Pacific." Reproductive Health 13.
  • Dwyer, D., I. Barr, A. Hurt, A. Kelso, P. Reading, S. Sullivan, P. Buchy, H. Yu, J. Zheng, Y. Shu, D. Wang, Lam, A. Aguon, R. Q. Oliva, T. Odagiri, M. Tashiro, K. Verasahib, M. A. Yusof, P. Nymadawa, B. Alexander, A. C. Gourinat, J. P. Grangeon, L. Jennings, S. Huang, P. Horwood, M. Lucero, V. Roque, Jr., L. Lee Suy, P. Cardon, A. Tandoc, 3rd, R. M. Olveda, C. Kang, P. Young-Joon, J. Cutter, R. Lin, C. Low, T. Q. Mai le, A. Balish, J. Kile, S. Mei, J. McFarland, A. Moen, S. Olsen, G. Samaan, X. Xiyan, N. Chea, S. Diorditsa, K. Feldon, K. Fox, M. Jamsran, F. Konings, H. C. Lewis, M. McPherson, E. Nilles, B. Olowokure and J. Partridge (2013). "Seasonal influenza vaccine policies, recommendations and use in the World Health Organization's Western Pacific Region." Western Pac Surveill Response J 4(3): 51-59.
  • Gouda, H. N., N. C. Richardson, R. Beaglehole, R. Bonita and A. D. Lopez (2015). "Health information priorities for more effective implementation and monitoring of non-communicable disease programs in low- and middle-income countries: lessons from the Pacific." Bmc Medicine 13.
  • Gray, N., P. Azzopardi, E. Kennedy, E. Willersdorf and M. Creati (2013). "Improving Adolescent Reproductive Health in Asia and the Pacific: Do We Have the Data? A Review of DHS and MICS Surveys in Nine Countries." Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 25(2): 134-144.
  • Guest, G. D., E. McLeod, W. R. G. Perry, V. Tangi, J. Pedro, P. Ponifasio, J. Hedson, J. Tudravu, D. Pikacha, E. Vreede, B. Leodoro, N. Tapaua, J. Kong, B. Oten, D. Teapa, S. Korin, L. Wilson, S. Mesol, K. Tuneti, J. G. Meara and D. A. Watters (2017). "Collecting data for global surgical indicators: a collaborative approach in the Pacific Region." Bmj Global Health 2(4).
  • Hennessey, K., W. W. Schluter, X. Wang, L. Boualam, Y. Jee, J. Mendoza-Aldana, S. Roesel, S. Diorditsa and J. Ehrenberg (2014). "Are we there yet? Assessing achievement of vaccine-preventable disease goals in WHO's Western Pacific Region." Vaccine 32(34): 4259-4266.
  • Hosey, G. M., A. Rengiil, R. Maddison, A. U. Agapito, K. Lippwe, O. D. Wally, D. D. Agapito, J. Seremai, S. Primo, X. N. Luther, E. Ikerdeu and D. Satterfield (2016). "US Associated Pacific Islands Health Care Teams Chart a Course for Improved Health Systems: Implementation and Evaluation of a Non-communicable Disease Collaborative Model." Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 27(4): 19-38.
  • Islam, N. S., J. M. Zanowiak, L. Riley, S. K. Nadkarni, S. C. Kwon and C. Trinh-Shevrin (2015). "Characteristics of Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander Community Health Worker Programs: A Systematic Review." Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 26(2): 238-268.
  • Kennedy, E. C., S. Mackesy-Buckley, S. Subramaniam, A. Demmke, R. Latu, A. S. Robertson, K. Tiban, A. Tokon and S. Luchters (2013). "The case for investing in family planning in the Pacific: costs and benefits of reducing unmet need for contraception in Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands." Reproductive Health 10.
  • Lees, J., G. Webb, F. Coulston, A. Smart and L. Remedios (2016). "Health Professional Workforce Education in the Asia Pacific." J Public Health Res 5(1): 658.
  • Lin, V., B. Baer and K. Silburn (2017). "Towards the Sustainable Development Goals: implications for health systems in the Western Pacific." Journal of the Korean Medical Association 60(8): 632-639.
  • Magnusson, R. S. and D. Patterson (2015). "How Can We Strengthen Governance of Non-communicable Diseases in Pacific Island Countries and Territories?" Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies 2(2): 293-309.
  • Mannava, P., A. Abdullah, C. James, R. Dodd and P. L. Annear (2015). "Health Systems and Noncommunicable Diseases in the Asia-Pacific Region: A Review of the Published Literature." Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 27(2): NP1-NP19.
  • Matheson, D., K. Park and T. S. Soakai (2017). "Pacific island health inequities forecast to grow unless profound changes are made to health systems in the region." Australian Health Review 41(5): 590-598.
  • Mohammed, J., N. North and T. Ashton (2016). "Decentralisation of Health Services in Fiji: A Decision Space Analysis." International Journal of Health Policy and Management 5(3): 173-181.
  • Naidu, S. and A. Chand (2013). "Does central government health expenditure and medical technology advancement determine economic growth rates in the Pacific island countries?" Asia-Pacific Journal of Business Administration 5(3): 234-+.
  • Obara, H. and H. Sobel (2014). "Quality maternal and newborn care to ensure a healthy start for every newborn in the World Health Organization Western Pacific Region." Bjog-an International Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 121: 154-159.
  • Rumsey, M., S. M. Fletcher, J. Thiessen, A. Gero, N. Kuruppu, J. Daly, J. Buchan and J. Willetts (2014). "A qualitative examination of the health workforce needs during climate change disaster response in Pacific Island Countries." Human Resources for Health 12.
  • Samaan, G., M. McPherson and J. Partridge (2013). "A Review of the Evidence to Support Influenza Vaccine Introduction in Countries and Areas of WHO's Western Pacific Region." Plos One 8(7).
  • Sarkis, N. and L. Mwanri (2013). "The role of information technology in strengthening human resources for health The case of the Pacific Open Learning Health Network." Health Education 114(1): 67-+.
  • Short, S. D., K. Marcus and M. Balasubramanian (2016). "Health Workforce Migration in the Asia Pacific: implications for the achievement of sustainable development goals." Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management 11(3): 58-64.
  • Tangcharoensathien, V., A. Mills and T. Palu (2015). "Accelerating health equity: the key role of universal health coverage in the Sustainable Development Goals." Bmc Medicine 13.
  • Taylor, R. (2016). "The Tyranny of Size: challenges of health administration in Pacific Island States." Asia Pacific Journal of Health Management 11(3): 65-74.
  • Whittaker, M., R. Berquist and M. Buttsworth (2013). "Strengthening control of neglected tropical diseases in the Asia-Pacific region: implications for health information system priorities and strategies." Australia: Health Information Systems, Knowledge Hub, School of Population Health, The University of Queensland.

Climate Change and Health

  • (2014). Climate in Asia and the Pacific: Security, Society and Sustainability. Climate in Asia and the Pacific: Security, Society and Sustainability. M. J. Manton and L. A. Stevenson. 56: 1-317.
  • Averett, N. (2016). "Pacific Island Countries and Climate Change Examining Associated Human Health Vulnerabilities." Environmental Health Perspectives 124(11): A208-A208.
  • Barrett, P., P. Kurian and J. Wright (2015). Environmental Security and the Contradictory Politics of New Zealand's Climate Change Policies in the Pacific.
  • Bates, S. and V. Angeon (2015). "PROMOTING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES: INSIGHTS FROM VULNERABILITY AND RESILIENCE ANALYSIS." Region Et Developpement(42): 15-29.
  • Corneloup, I. D. and A. P. J. Mol (2014). "Small island developing states and international climate change negotiations: the power of moral "leadership"." International Environmental Agreements-Politics Law and Economics 14(3): 281-297.
  • Denton, A. (2017). "Voices for environmental action? Analyzing narrative in environmental governance networks in the Pacific Islands." Global Environmental Change-Human and Policy Dimensions 43: 62-71.
  • Doelle, M. (2014). "Climate Change and the Oceans: Gauging the Legal and Policy Currents in the Asia-Pacific and Beyond." Ocean Yearbook 28(1): 779-782.
  • Friel, S., B. Loring, N. Aungkasuvapala, F. Baum, A. Blaiklock, T. L. Chiang, Y. Cho, P. Dakulala, Y. Guo, H. Hashimoto, K. Horton, S. Jayasinghe, D. Matheson, H. T. Nguyen, C. Otto, M. Rao, P. Reid and C. Surjadi (2012). "Policy Approaches to Address the Social and Environmental Determinants of Health Inequity in Asia-Pacific." Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 24(6): 896-914.
  • Gero, A., S. Fletcher, M. Rumsey, J. Thiessen, N. Kuruppu, J. Buchan, J. Daly and J. Willetts (2015). "Disasters and climate change in the Pacific: adaptive capacity of humanitarian response organizations." Climate and Development 7(1): 35-46.
  • Granderson, A. A. (2017). "The Role of Traditional Knowledge in Building Adaptive Capacity for Climate Change: Perspectives from Vanuatu." Weather, Climate, and Society 9(3): 545-561.
  • Hay, J. E. and N. Mimura (2013). "Vulnerability, Risk and Adaptation Assessment Methods in the Pacific Islands Region: past approaches, and considerations for the future." Sustainability Science 8(3): 391-405.
  • Hills, T., T. J. B. Carruthers, S. Chape and P. Donohoe (2013). "A social and ecological imperative for ecosystem-based adaptation to climate change in the Pacific Islands." Sustainability Science 8(3): 455-467.
  • Kelman, I. (2014). "No change from climate change: vulnerability and small island developing states." Geographical Journal 180(2): 120-129.
  • Lauer, M., S. Albert, S. Aswani, B. S. Halpern, L. Campanella and D. La Rose (2013). "Globalization, Pacific Islands, and the paradox of resilience." Global Environmental Change-Human and Policy Dimensions 23(1): 40-50.
  • Mackay, S., R. Brown, M. Gonelevu, N. Pelesikoti, T. Kocovanua, R. Iaken, F. Iautu, L. Tuiafitu-Malolo, S. Fulivai, M. a. Lepa and B. Mackey (2018). "Overcoming barriers to climate change information management in small island developing states: lessons from pacific SIDS." Climate Policy: 1-14.
  • Mallin, M. A. F. (2018). "From sea-level rise to seabed grabbing: The political economy of climate change in Kiribati." Marine Policy.
  • McGee, J. and R. Taplin (2014). "The Asia-Pacific partnership and market-liberal discourse in global climate governance." International Journal of Law in Context 10(3): 338-356.
  • McIver, L., K. Bowen, E. Hanna and S. Iddings (2015). "A ‘Healthy Islands’ framework for climate change in the Pacific." Health promotion international 32(3): 549-557.
  • McIver, L., R. Kim, A. Woodward, S. Hales, J. Spickett, D. Katscherian, M. Hashizume, Y. Honda, H. Kim, S. Iddings, J. Naicker, H. Bambrick, A. J. McMichael and K. L. Ebi (2016). "Health Impacts of Climate Change in Pacific Island Countries: A Regional Assessment of Vulnerabilities and Adaptation Priorities." Environmental Health Perspectives 124(11): 1707-1714.
  • McMillen, H. L., T. Ticktin, A. Friedlander, S. D. Jupiter, R. Thaman, J. Campbell, J. Veitayaki, T. Giambelluca, S. Nihmei, E. Rupeni, L. Apis-Overhoff, W. Aalbersberg and D. F. Orcherton (2014). "Small islands, valuable insights: systems of customary resource use and resilience to climate change in the Pacific." Ecology and Society 19(4).
  • McNamara, K. E. (2013). "Taking stock of community-based climate-change adaptation projects in the Pacific." Asia Pacific Viewpoint 54(3): 398-405.
  • McNaught, R., O. Warrick and A. Cooper (2014). "Communicating climate change for adaptation in rural communities: a Pacific study." Regional Environmental Change 14(4): 1491-1503.
  • Natuzzi, E. S., C. Joshua, M. Shortus, R. Reubin, T. Dalipanda, K. Ferran, A. Aumua and S. Brodine (2016). "Defining Population Health Vulnerability Following an Extreme Weather Event in an Urban Pacific Island Environment: Honiara, Solomon Islands." American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 95(2): 307-314.
  • Nunn, P. and R. Kumar (2018). "Understanding climate-human interactions in Small Island Developing States (SIDS): Implications for future livelihood sustainability." International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management 10(2): 245-271.
  • Nunn, P. D., W. Aalbersberg, S. Lata and M. Gwilliam (2014). "Beyond the core: community governance for climate-change adaptation in peripheral parts of Pacific Island Countries." Regional Environmental Change 14(1): 221-235.
  • Regmi, S. (2015). Gender and Health Adaptation Measures to Climate Change in the Pacific: A Case Study of Papua New Guinea. Handbook of Climate Change Adaptation. W. Leal Filho. Berlin, Heidelberg, Springer Berlin Heidelberg: 319-335.
  • Scobie, M. (2016). "Policy coherence in climate governance in Caribbean Small Island Developing States." Environmental Science & Policy 58: 16-28.
  • Scobie, M. (2018). "Accountability in climate change governance and Caribbean SIDS." Environment Development and Sustainability 20(2): 769-787.
  • Singh, A. and A. Gosai (2015). Climate Change Policy and Sustainable Energy Development in Fiji: Implications to Pacific Island States. Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific Region. W. L. Filho: 263-280.
  • Sovacool, B. K. (2015). Vulnerabilities to climate change Adaptation in the Asia-Pacific region.
  • Sovacool, B. K., B. O. Linner and R. J. T. Klein (2017). "Climate change adaptation and the Least Developed Countries Fund (LDCF): Qualitative insights from policy implementation in the Asia-Pacific." Climatic Change 140(2): 209-226.
  • Techera, E. J. (2013). Climate change, legal governance and the Pacific Islands: an overview.
  • Thomas, A. and L. Benjamin (2018). "Policies and mechanisms to address climate-induced migration and displacement in Pacific and Caribbean small island developing states." International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management 10(1): 86-104.
  • Walshe, R. A., D. C. Seng, A. Bumpus and J. Auffray (2018). "Perceptions of adaptation, resilience and climate knowledge in the Pacific: The cases of Samoa, Fiji and Vanuatu." International Journal of Climate Change Strategies and Management 10(2): 303-322.
  • Weir, T., L. Dovey and D. Orcherton (2017). "Social and cultural issues raised by climate change in Pacific Island countries: an overview." Regional Environmental Change 17(4): 1017-1028.
  • Zellentin, A. (2015). "Climate justice, small island developing states & cultural loss." Climatic Change 133(3): 491-498.

Water, Sanitation and Hygiene

  • (2015). "Delivering water and sanitation to melanesian informal settlements." Water: Journal of the Australian Water Association 42(3): 40-43.
  • Barrington, D. J. (2016). "Inadequate water, sanitation and hygiene in the South Pacific: how might it be impacting children?" Reviews on Environmental Health 31(1): 159-162.
  • Barrington, D. J., S. Sridharan, S. G. Saunders, R. T. Souter, J. Bartram, K. F. Shields, S. Meo, A. Kearton and R. K. Hughes (2016). "Improving community health through marketing exchanges: A participatory action research study on water, sanitation, and hygiene in three Melanesian countries." Social Science & Medicine 171: 84-93.
  • Belmar, Y. N., K. E. McNamara and T. H. Morrison (2016). "Water security in small island developing states: the limited utility of evolving governance paradigms." Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews-Water 3(2): 181-193.
  • Chang, Z. K., M. L. Chong and J. Bartram (2013). "Analysis of Water Safety Plan costs from case studies in the Western Pacific Region." Water Science and Technology-Water Supply 13(5): 1358-1366.
  • Clarke, M., S. Feeny and J. Donnelly (2014). "Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Interventions in the Pacific: Defining, Assessing and Improving ‘Sustainability’." The European Journal of Development Research 26(5): 692-706.
  • D., W. C. and B. R. T. (2015). "Sustainable Rainwater Catchment Systems for Micronesian Atoll Communities." JAWRA Journal of the American Water Resources Association 51(1): 185-199.
  • del Porto, D. (2001). Ecological sanitation and wastewater management systems in North America and the Pacific Islands.
  • Elliott, M., M. C. MacDonald, T. Chan, A. Kearton, K. F. Shields, J. K. Bartram and W. L. Hadwen (2017). "Multiple Household Water Sources and Their Use in Remote Communities With Evidence From Pacific Island Countries." Water Resources Research 53(11): 9106-9117.
  • Hadwen, W. L., B. Powell, M. C. MacDonald, M. Elliott, T. Chan, W. Gernjak and W. G. L. Aalbersberg (2015). "Putting WASH in the water cycle: climate change, water resources and the future of water, sanitation and hygiene challenges in Pacific Island Countries." Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development 5(2): 183-191.
  • Hadwen, W. L., B. Powell, M. C. MacDonald, M. Elliott, T. Chan, W. Gernjak and W. G. L. Aalbersberg (2015). "Putting WASH in the water cycle: climate change, water resources and the future of water, sanitation and hygiene challenges in Pacific Island Countries." Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development 5(2): 183-191.
  • Heath, L., M. J. Salinger, T. Falkland, J. Hansen, K. J. Jiang, Y. Kameyama, M. Kishi, L. Lebel, H. Meinke, K. Morton, E. Nikitina, P. R. Shukla and I. White (2014). Climate and Security in Asia and the Pacific (Food, Water and Energy). Climate in Asia and the Pacific: Security, Society and Sustainability. M. J. Manton and L. A. Stevenson. 56: 129-198.
  • Karnauskas, K. B., J. P. Donnelly and K. J. Anchukaitis (2016). "Future freshwater stress for island populations." Nature Climate Change 6: 720.
  • Kohlitz, J., J. Chong and J. Willetts (2016). "Monitoring the human rights to water and sanitation: an analysis of policy in Pacific island countries." Water Policy 18(6): 1436-1453.
  • MacDonald, M. C., T. Chan, M. Elliott, A. Kearton, K. F. Shields, D. J. Barrington, R. T. Souter, B. R. Powell, J. Bartram and W. L. Hadwen (2017). "Temporal and thematic trends in water, sanitation and hygiene (WaSH) research in Pacific Island Countries: a systematic review." Journal of Water Sanitation and Hygiene for Development 7(3): 352-368.
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  • Parkes, M. W. (2016). "Pacific connections for health, ecosystems and society: new approaches to the land-water-health nexus." Reviews on Environmental Health 31(1): 125-130.
  • Poustie, M. S., R. R. Brown and A. Deletic (2014). "Receptivity to sustainable urban water management in the South West Pacific." Journal of Water and Climate Change 5(2): 244-258.
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Non-Communicable Diseases

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  • Burlingame, B., P. Eme, S. Foliaki, N. Kim and J. Douwes (2017). "SUSTAINABLE DIETS IN SMALL ISLAND DEVELOPING STATES OF THE WESTERN PACIFIC: A REVIEW." Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism 71: 809-809.
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  • Charlson, F. J., S. Diminic and H. A. Whiteford (2015). "The Rising Tide of Mental Disorders in the Pacific Region: Forecasts of Disease Burden and Service Requirements from 2010 to 2050." Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies 2(2): 280-292.
  • David, A. M., R. Lew, A. K. Lyman, C. Otto, R. Robles and G. J. Cruz (2013). "Eliminating Tobacco-Related Disparities Among Pacific Islanders Through Leadership and Capacity Building: Promising Practices and Lessons Learned." Health Promotion Practice 14(5): 10S-17S.
  • Engelen, L., A. Bauman and G. Phys Activity Network (2017). "Capacity building in physical activity and non-communicable disease prevention: a low-cost online training course can reach isolated practitioners." Global Health Promotion 24(1): 27-33.
  • Estime, M. S., B. Lutz and F. Strobel (2014). "Trade as a structural driver of dietary risk factors for noncommunicable diseases in the Pacific: an analysis of household income and expenditure survey data." Globalization and Health 10.
  • Fialkowski, M. K., T. Delormier, M. Hattori-Uchima, J. H. Leslie, J. Greenberg, J. H. Kim, J. L. Deenik, M. A. Dunn, A. A. R. Areta and R. Novotny (2015). "Children's Healthy Living Program (CHL) Indigenous Workforce Training to Prevent Childhood Obesity in the Underserved US Affiliated Pacific Region." Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved 26(2): 83-95.
  • Friel, S., P. Harris, S. Simpson, A. Bhushan and B. Baer (2015). "Health in All Policies Approaches: Pearls from the Western Pacific Region." Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies 2(2): 324-337.
  • Gatti, C., E. Suhas, S. Cote, E. Anassour Laouan-Sidi, E. Dewailly and M. Lucas (2015). "Obesity and metabolic parameters in adolescents: a school-based intervention program in French Polynesia." J Adolesc Health 56(2): 174-180.
  • Gibson, J. and A. Romeo (2017). "Fiscal-Food Policies are Likely Misinformed by Biased Price Elasticities from Household Surveys: Evidence from Melanesia." Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies 4(3): 405-416.
  • Haddad, L., L. Cameron and I. Barnett (2015). "The double burden of malnutrition in SE Asia and the Pacific: priorities, policies and politics." Health Policy and Planning 30(9): 1193-1206.
  • Hosey, G. M., M. Samo, E. W. Gregg, D. Padden and S. G. Bibb (2014). "Socioeconomic and demographic predictors of selected cardiovascular risk factors among adults living in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia." Bmc Public Health 14.
  • Kaholokula, J. K., M. K. Mau, J. T. Efird, A. Leake, M. West, D. M. Palakiko, S. R. Yoshimura, B. P. Kekauoha, C. Rose and H. Gomes (2012). "A Family and Community Focused Lifestyle Program Prevents Weight Regain in Pacific Islanders: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial." Health Education & Behavior 39(4): 386-395.
  • Kelly, B., L. Hebden, L. King, Y. Xiao, Y. Yu, G. S. He, L. L. Li, L. X. Zeng, H. Hadi, T. Karupaiah, N. S. Hoe, M. I. Noor, J. Yoon and H. Kim (2016). "Children's exposure to food advertising on free-to-air television: an Asia-Pacific perspective." Health Promotion International 31(1): 144-152.
  • Kessaram, T., J. McKenzie, N. Girin, A. Roth, P. Vivili, G. Williams and D. Hoy (2015). "Noncommunicable diseases and risk factors in adult populations of several Pacific Islands: results from the WHO STEPwise approach to surveillance." Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health 39(4): 336-343.
  • Kremer, P., H. Mavoa, G. Waqa, M. Moodie, M. McCabe and B. Swinburn (2017). "Knowledge-exchange in the Pacific: outcomes of the TROPIC (translational research for obesity prevention in communities) project." Bmc Public Health 17.
  • Leckie, J. and F. Hughes (2017). Mental Health in the Smaller Pacific States. Mental Health in Asia and the Pacific: Historical and Cultural Perspectives. H. Minas and M. Lewis: 253-272.
  • Lim, C. G., H. Loh, V. Renjan, J. Tan and D. Fung (2017). "Child Community Mental Health Services in Asia Pacific and Singapore's REACH Model." Brain Sciences 7(10).
  • Linhart, C., J. M. Tivollier, R. Taylor, Y. Barguil, D. J. Magliano, C. Bourguignon and P. Zimmet (2016). "Changes in cardiovascular disease risk factors over 30 years in Polynesians in the French Pacific Territory of Wallis Island." European Journal of Preventive Cardiology 23(8): 856-864.
  • Low, W. Y., Y. K. Lee and A. L. Samy (2015). "NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGION: PREVALENCE, RISK FACTORS AND COMMUNITY-BASED PREVENTION." International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health 28(1): 20-26.
  • MacLaren, D., J. Asugeni, M. Redman-MacLaren and G. Atoifi Hlth Res (2015). "Strengthening research capacity in the Pacific: an example from the Atoifi Health Research Group, Solomon Islands." Australasian Psychiatry 23(6): 42-44.
  • Magnusson, R. S. and D. Patterson (2015). "How Can We Strengthen Governance of Non-communicable Diseases in Pacific Island Countries and Territories?" Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies 2(2): 293-309.
  • McCool, J., J. McKenzie, A. Lyman and M. Allen (2013). "Supporting Pacific Island Countries to Strengthen Their Resistance to Tobacco Industry Interference in Tobacco Control: A Case Study of Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 10(8): 3424-3434.
  • McLennan, A. K. and S. J. Ulijaszek (2015). "Obesity emergence in the Pacific islands: why understanding colonial history and social change is important." Public Health Nutrition 18(8): 1499-1505.
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  • Minas, H., T. Izutsu, A. Tsutsumi, R. Kakuma and A. D. Lopez (2015). "Asia-pacific ready to act on mental health target in the SDGs." Lancet Psychiatry 2(3): 199-201.
  • Nanditha, A., R. C. W. Ma, A. Ramachandran, C. Snehalatha, J. C. N. Chan, K. S. Chia, J. E. Shaw and P. Z. Zimmet (2016). "Diabetes in Asia and the Pacific: Implications for the Global Epidemic." Diabetes Care 39(3): 472-485.
  • Ng, C., J. Fraser, M. Goding, D. Paroissien, B. Ryan and H. Asia-Pacific Community Mental (2013). "Partnerships for community mental health in the Asia-Pacific: principles and best-practice models across different sectors." Australasian Psychiatry 21(1): 38-45.
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  • Nitta, M., D. Navasca, A. Tareg and N. A. Palafox (2017). "Cancer risk reduction in the US Affiliated Pacific Islands: Utilizing a novel policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) approach." Cancer Epidemiol 50(Pt B): 278-282.
  • Nurse, K. (2016). "Dynamic Trade Policy for Small Island Developing States."
  • O'Brien, P., D. Gleeson, R. Room and C. Wilkinson (2017). "MARGINALISING HEALTH INFORMATION: IMPLICATIONS OF THE TRANS-PACIFIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT FOR ALCOHOL LABELLING." Melbourne University Law Review 41(1): 341-391.
  • Ofa, S. V. and A. Gani (2017). "Trade policy and health implication for Pacific island countries." International Journal of Social Economics 44(6): 816-830.
  • Pak, N., A. M. McDonald, J. McKenzie and C. Tukuitonga (2014). "Soft drink consumption in Pacific Island countries and territories: a review of trade data." Pac Health Dialog 20(1): 59-66.
  • Samy, A. L., Z. F. Khalaf and W. Y. Low (2015). "Mental Health in the Asia-Pacific Region: An Overview." International Journal of Behavioral Science 10(2): 9-18.
  • Singh, T., P. C. Pearlman and B. Kostelecky (2017). "Supporting Evidence-Based National Cancer Control Planning: The Asia-Pacific Phase II Leadership Forum." J Cancer Policy 12: 75-78.
  • Snowdon, W., M. Lawrence, J. Schultz, P. Vivili and B. Swinburn (2010). "Evidence-informed process to identify policies that will promote a healthy food environment in the Pacific Islands." Public Health Nutrition 13(6): 886-892.
  • Snowdon, W. and A. M. Thow (2013). "Trade policy and obesity prevention: challenges and innovation in the Pacific Islands." Obesity Reviews 14: 150-158.
  • Swinburn, B., V. Kraak, H. Rutter, S. Vandevijvere, T. Lobstein, G. Sacks, F. Gomes, T. Marsh and R. Magnusson (2015). "Strengthening of accountability systems to create healthy food environments and reduce global obesity." Lancet 385(9986): 2534-2545.
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  • Thow, A. M., C. Quested, L. Juventin, R. Kun, A. N. Khan and B. Swinburn (2011). "Taxing soft drinks in the Pacific: implementation lessons for improving health." Health Promotion International 26(1): 55-64.
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  • Thow, A. M., W. Snowdon, J. T. Schultz, S. Leeder, P. Vivili and B. A. Swinburn (2011). "The role of policy in improving diets: experiences from the Pacific Obesity Prevention in Communities food policy project." Obesity Reviews 12: 68-74.
  • Thow, A. M., B. Swinburn, S. Colagiuri, M. Diligolevu, C. Quested, P. Vivili and S. Leeder (2010). "Trade and food policy: Case studies from three Pacific Island countries." Food Policy 35(6): 556-564.
  • Tin, S. T., C. M. Lee and R. Colagiuri (2015). "A profile of diabetes in Pacific Island Countries and Territories." Diabetes Res Clin Pract 107(2): 233-246.
  • Tolley, H., W. Snowdon, J. Wate, A. M. Durand, P. Vivili, J. McCool, R. Novotny, O. Dewes, D. Hoy, C. Bell, N. Richards and B. Swinburn (2016). "Monitoring and accountability for the Pacific response to the non-communicable diseases crisis." Bmc Public Health 16.
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  • Varghese, C., M. C. Carlos and H. R. Shin (2014). "Cancer burden and control in the Western Pacific region: challenges and opportunities." Ann Glob Health 80(5): 358-369.
  • Wang, H. P., Q. Sun, A. Vitry and T. A. Nguyen (2017). "Availability, Price, and Affordability of Selected Essential Medicines for Chronic Diseases in 11 Countries of the Asia Pacific Region: A Secondary Analysis." Asia-Pacific Journal of Public Health 29(4): 268-277.
  • Waqa, G., C. Bell, W. Snowdon and M. Moodie (2017). "Factors affecting evidence-use in food policy-making processes in health and agriculture in Fiji." Bmc Public Health 17.
  • Waqa, G., M. Moodie, W. Snowdon, C. Latu, J. Coriakula, S. Allender and C. Bell (2017). "Exploring the dynamics of food-related policymaking processes and evidence use in Fiji using systems thinking." Health Research Policy and Systems 15.
  • Yang, S. P., L. S. Ying, S. Saw, R. M. Tuttle, K. Venkataraman and C. Su-Ynn (2015). "Practical Barriers to Implementation of Thyroid Cancer Guidelines in the Asia-Pacific Region." Endocr Pract 21(11): 1255-1268.