Category Archives: Research & publication

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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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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