Category Archives: Health

How are small Pacific Island countries responding to the threat of COVID-19?

Small Pacific Island countries (PICs) are vulnerable to disease outbreaks. The measles outbreak in Samoa is a grim reminder of this vulnerability. Now another threat is at the door step of the island nations. Their geographical remoteness and isolation from … Continue reading

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Public Awareness, Infection Control and Prevention Strategies Keys To Controlling Spread of COVID-19.

As the numbers of people infected with the new corona virus continue to increase globally, health authorities around the world are working around the clock to find the right treatment and continue to work towards a vaccine. Several clinical trials … Continue reading

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Pacific Journal of Medical Sciences Continues To Attract Papers From Around The World!

Pacific Journal of Medical Sciences Continues To Attract Papers From Around The World! Pacific Journal of Medical Sciences continues to attract papers from around the world. The Pacific Journal of Medical Sciences (Pac J Med Sci) published by the Basic … Continue reading

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What Happened To The Proposed PNG Occupational Health Bill?

What happened to the proposed occupational health bill (OHS)? I started writing about the PNG OHS bill around 2014 when the 1st draft was written up in 2012 – OHS Bill 2012. Then if I recall correctly there was a … Continue reading

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Major Public Health Journal Dedicates Supplement Issue To TB Operational Research in Papua New Guinea

A major Public Health Journal – The Union, published by the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, dedicated a supplement issue to TB operational research in PNG. The articles published – authored by PNG doctors and scientists working in … Continue reading

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