Category Archives: Research & publication

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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One More Elective Resident Emergency Physician From The States Coming!

Yep, that’s right. I am expecting another resident physician in emergency medicine from the US coming later this year. It is very encouraging to get more interested doctors coming for short elective attachments in church run health centres in PNG. … Continue reading

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Four Square Church In Wapenamanda To Open Community Health Worker School

I resigned from my last job at Immanuel Lutheran Rural Hospital to join Xstrata Copper at the Frieda River Project in November 2010. It was a big decision but I wanted to be part of what was happening in the … Continue reading

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From Highland To The Highlands: A Four-Week Medical Elective In Papua New Guinea. By Guest Blogger – Daniel Mantuani

  In January, 2011, I had the opportunity to spend a four-week medical elective at Immanuel Lutheran Rural Hospital located in Enga Province in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.  I am a 4th-year Resident in Emergency Medicine from Highland … Continue reading

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