Title

A study of the effects of social change on health in the Republic of Palau

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Kermode, S & Tellei, J 2005, 'A study of the effects of social change on health in the Republic of Palau', Pacific Health Dialog, vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 14-21.

Abstract

This study was conducted in the Republic of Palau. It aimed to examine the impacts of social change on health. Grounded Theory research method was used and data were collected from interviews, observations and archival sources. Results of the study indicated that social change has affected all major social institutions, and that the impacts seem to fall more heavily on men. These changes are reflected in public health outcomes.