Future of health care in the Pacific uncertain as end to Compact funding nears

Kalani Kaneko, Health Minister for the Republic of the Marshall Islands, speaks at a recent gathering of health officials from the U.S. affiliated Pacific Islands in Honolulu. Picture: KU'UWEHI HIRAISHI

HONOLULU,11 SEPTEMBER 2018 (HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO) – The clock is winding down on three decades of U.S. financial aid to certain countries in the Northern Pacific region. U.S. economic assistance under the Compact of Free Association is set to expire in five years – dealing quite a blow to the health care systems in three […]

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