Category Archives: Research & publication

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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Betel Nut Quid Chewing & Heart Diseases: Where is the missing link?

I have titled my post “Betel nut quid chewing & ischaemic heart diseases: where is the missing link?” for several reasons. Betel nut chewing is widespread in the Asia-Pacific Region, including Papua New Guinea. The method of chewing varies from … Continue reading

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Occupational Health & Safety, Occupational Medicine And Travel Medicine Missing In 2012 PNG Medical Society Annual Symposium.

Every year the PNG Medical Society holds its annual symposium to address current and emerging health issues in PNG. The 2012 theme is “Natural Resource Boom and Its Impact on Health in PNG” or something along these lines. And the … Continue reading

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Helicobacter Pylori (Campylobacter pyloridis) Prevalence Study in Papua New Guinea

Just some updates. I have completed the first 50 lot of test kits. So I have 50 more test kits to complete. There is also a need to review the treatment protocol for peptic ulcer disease and H.pylori infection in … Continue reading

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Attracting and Stationing Health Workers in Rural PNG is a Developmental Issue.

I have now worked in rural PNG doing primary health care activities for nearly 3 years now. I have worked in a district hospitals, health centres and even doing clinics in villages and Aid Posts. The question that I ask … Continue reading

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