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Eleni Gill is a reporter covering public health for Civil Beat. Her coverage is funded in part by a grant from Report for America, an initiative of the GroundTruth Project.
She covers disparities in health care outcomes and access to care among Native Hawaiians and other ethnic groups, low-income communities and residents of more remote areas.
She has won numerous awards for excellence in journalism from the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter.
Eleni was born and raised in Honolulu and graduated from Roosevelt High School. She graduated from American University in 2014 and earned her master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley in 2019.
In rural areas, in particular, it can be hard to find alternatives for managing pain, as well as treatment for addiction.
Public health students are taught about traditional practices in order to provide more effective health care in Native Hawaiian and other underserved communities.
The Healthcare Association of Hawaii’s first workforce assessment found vacancies at health care facilities for a wide variety of jobs from medical assistants to phlebotomists.
By the time the 2020 school year starts preschoolers, kindergarteners and seventh graders must receive an expanded set of vaccinations to prevent diseases and infections.
Hawaii hasn’t had a human milk bank for mothers and infants in need since the 1980s.
The latest medical cannabis retail facility is located in Waikiki and passed its final onsite inspection this month.
An upcoming Trump administration policy would deny green cards to people who use public benefits like Medicaid. Local health care clinics are feeling the ripple effect.
The Hawaii Executive Office on Aging published a warning about genetic testing fraud, which targets Medicare beneficiaries across the nation.