Micronesia

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Health care in Federated States of Micronesia

FSM citizens enjoy a level of health care which is high in comparison to the rest of the Pacific Region, thanks largely to the focus on this area by the US during the Trusteeship. Under the Compact, FSM Governments have maintained that standard, as indicated by current mortality statistics.

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Education in Federated States of Micronesia

Micronesia education was initially more or less imparted informally. The coming of the European colonizers heralded the beginning of a formal westernized system of education. Education in Micronesia is now no longer imparted in the native language and the medium of instruction is now English. popularity of the indigenous languages gradually started waning.

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Federated States of Micronesia — Attractions

One of the most interesting places to visit in the Pacific, the Federated States of Micronesia is composed of diverse island states that offer their own brand of culture, nature and adventure. The island of Yap offers the most well preserved traditions, including the use of huge stone money discs for trade. Those with a knack for diving and water-based pursuits should not miss Chuuk.