Category Archives: Family

Immunisation Coverage Single Most Important Health Activity For Papua New Guinea.

We all know that the immunisation coverage in PNG is not to the level we want. I thought I will share new data out from USA after the¬†introduction of the PCV7 (vaccine for pneumonia) in 2000. First the data in … Continue reading

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How Exercise Improves Your Life! By Guest Blogger Jim Rollince.

Article by a guest blogger – Jim Rollince. How Exercise Improves Your Entire Life Most people know that exercise is the best thing they can do for their bodies. Combined with a healthy diet, exercise is a great way to … Continue reading

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Travel Health in Papua New Guinea: An Emerging Need.

have been writing about occupational health in PNG for sometime now. And recently I had an interview with ABC radio Australia on this topic. Hear the podcast by following this URL: http://www.radioaustralia.net.au/international/radio/onairhighlights/improving-workplace-health-and-safety-in-papua-new-guinea/987738 Another emerging specialty in medicine is Travel Health. … Continue reading

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Announcing Wantok Support Charity (United Kingdom).

Announcing Wantok Support Charity based in UK. Below is a notice written by Anita who is tasked with identifying projects to support in PNG.   Wantok¬†Support is a newly registered charity in the United Kingdom(Dec 2011). It was established to … Continue reading

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Hard-working PNG Health Workers Deserve Better!

Three weeks ago I was away working when I got an email from my wife telling me that my 1-year-old son was passing blood from his anus and he was being referred to Mt. Hagen General Hospital. My son had … Continue reading

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