“Pacific Health is a peer-reviewed journal with a focus on health, communities and the environment around the Pacific Rim including Aotearoa New Zealand, Pacific Islands, East and South East Asia and Australia. Contributions that incorporate holistic approaches involving, partnership, participation and engagement with communities are welcome. The journal is interdisciplinary, contemporary, innovative, equity oriented and encourages submissions which encompass the effects of colonization and western influences on health. These include social justice issues, indigenous studies, cultural diversity and sustainability within the region.”

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