Category Archives: Medical Training

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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Visitor Training Program With American Society of Hematology

I was very fortunate in 2016 to be a recipient of the Visitor Training Program (VTP) Award offered by the American Society for Hematology (ASH). The award worth USD 8000 allowed me to travel to Maryland, USA and train at … Continue reading

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Healthcare Workforce Mobility Within Pacific Region Will Allow Transfer of Technical Skills And Knowledge

I have been working in the Federated States of Micronesia for nearly 12 months now. I am employed as a General Physician doing outpatient and emergency room coverage. I also sometimes help the medical laboratory scientist read Pap smear slides … Continue reading

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Shortage of Pathologists in Papua New Guinea Contributing to Long Turn-Around-Time for Cancer Diagnosis

I was invited by PNG Air this week for the Pinktober Cancer Awareness information session. PNG Air, one of the major third level airlines in PNG organised the event to allow their employees to be informed about cancer as a … Continue reading

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PNG Medical Society Annual Medical Symposium 2015: “Using Innovation To Improve Women’s Health”.

“Using Innovation To Improve Women’s Health”, that’s the theme for the 2015 annual PNG Medical Symposium. This is an annual scientific conference activity run by the PNG Medical Society of PNG. I am not attending this year’s meeting. But focusing … Continue reading

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