Category Archives: Information communication technology

A Critical Mass of Innovative Thinkers Will Underpin Technological Innovation In The Pacific!

There has been a recent push for innovation in PNG. Mostly this has focused on getting Startups to scale. This November there was a Innovation Convention in PNG’s capital Port Moresby and in December there will be a Start Up … Continue reading

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Crowd funding campaign to support ePathPG: a telepathology cancer diagnosis in Papua New Guinea.

My friend Ian Garbett has initiated a crowd funding campaign to support ePathPG. Visit the campaign site to donate. Ian aims to raise £2000. https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/i-garbett?utm_source=Facebook&utm_medium=Yimbyprojectpage&utm_content=i-garbett&utm_campaign=projectpage-share-owner&utm_term=Gzz2xmKN3  

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Proposal for evaluating the operational feasibility and acceptability of Citofem ®, a liquid based cytology test for cervical cancer screening when using Telecytology as an alternative method for smear reporting in the absence of a hospital based pathologist to improve Pap smear result turn-around-time: A Possible Game Changer in the fight against Cervical Cancer in Papua New Guinea.

Background Cervical cancer is the most common form of cancer in women in Papua New Guinea (Vallely et al 2011). The 2012 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare  report on cervical screening showed a declining trend in the new cases … 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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Occupational Health and Safety Bill 2012 Under Review

The draft OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH BILL 2011 is now going for the second round of review. Interested people can email me to get a copy for review and feedback to appropriate authorities. It is an exciting time in PNG … Continue reading

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