65th PIHOA Executive Board Meeting

March 25-28, 2019
Koror, Palau
Mesulang and Thank You!

The PIHOA Secretariat and Executive Board Members wish to convey a heartfelt mesulang and thank you to all of you who were able to join us last week at the 65th PIHOA Executive Board Meeting in Koror, Palau!

Mesulang, most especially, to the hard work and generosity of Minister Emais Roberts, and the Palau Ministry of Health Staff for a spectacular meeting, amazing food and awesome hospitality!

Thank you all so much for all your comments, inputs, debate, and feedback. We hope to see you all at the next PIHOA Meeting in Honolulu, tentative for September 2019.
65th PIHOA Executive Board Meeting Participants - March 27, 2019, Koror, Palau
Meeting Documents & Presentations
Day 2, Tuesday, March 26, 2019 (Open Session)

PIHOA Regional Initiatives

Regional Epidemiology Unit - Dr. Mark Durand, Dr. Haley Cash and Dr. Thane Hancock, PIHOA

Regional Laboratory Strengthening - Vasiti Uluviti, PIHOA

Strategic Resource Management

Human Resources for Health/Workforce Development
Day 3, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 (Open Session)
Partnership Engagement

Pacific Innovations

Pacific Facilitated Discussion & Planning Session - Establishing USAPI Regional Disaster & Public Health Response Capabilities

  • Subroto Banerji, Special Assistant for Strategic Initiatives and Innovation, CNMI CHCC
  • Partner Support & Emergency Medical Teams - Sean Casey, Health Cluster Coordinator, Division of Pacific Technical Support, World Health Organization Regional Office for the Western Pacific (WHO WPRO)
  • Mark Young, Regional Administrator, Region IX, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR)
  • CAPT Brad Austin, HHS/ASPR Regional Emergency Coordinator, U.S. Public Health Service, Region IX (ASPR)
  • DSLR Capabilities - CAPT Randolph Daley, Chief, Field Services, CDC Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (CDC OPHPR)
  • Dr. Thane Hancock, Regional Career Epidemiology Field Officer, CDC Office of Public Health Preparedness and Response (CDC OPHPR)
Meeting photos have been posted on the PIHOA Facebook Page & the Palau MOH Facebook Page ! See you all in September 2019!
PIHOA Executive & Associate Board Members
PIHOA Secretariat Staff & Consultants