Category Archives: Medical Training

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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Inaugural Papua New Guinea Medical Students Association Patron’s Unity HUB NITE!

Pictures from first ever Patron’s Unity Hub hosted by Papua New Guinea Medical Students Association. When the PNGMSA asked me to be their patron for 2015 I was pleasantly surprised and happy to guide their projects. In a meeting with … Continue reading

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University of Papua New Guinea School of Medicine & Health Sciences: “To Be Or Not To Be Stand Alone University? That Is The Question”.

Should the School of Medicine & Health Sciences (SMHS) of the University of Papua New Guinea be a stand alone university? Why ask this question? The SMHS is on life support. It is struggling to survive, let alone do its … Continue reading

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Debate On Training of Medical Doctors in Papua New Guinea

One of the hot topics debated during the recent medical symposium in Goroka recently was on the training of medical doctors in PNG. The general opinion of recent and senior medical doctors present during one of the discussion session was … Continue reading

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