Tag Archives: itaki

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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Problem Based Learning at UPNG SMHS: An Urgent Need For Review

I just came back from the Australasian Institute of Anatomical Sciences conference in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia (2014 conference) where I presented a paper titled: “Challenges of teaching anatomical pathology in Papua New Guinea; current challenges & the future”.  My paper … Continue reading

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Tackling Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea: Guest Blogger Article.

The article below was from a guest blogger – Claire Holt. Tackling Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea  For twenty years the World Health Organisation (WHO) has recognised tuberculosis (TB) as a renewed threat to global health. Progress had been made in stabilising numbers affected by the … 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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5 Mose Common Health Issues in Papua New Guinea And How To Avoid Them by Guest Blogger Jason Harter.

This post is by a guest blogger – Jason Harter.   5 Most Common Health Issues In Papua New Guinea And How To Avoid Them by Jason Harter. Those that are traveling to or live in Papua New Guinea must be … Continue reading

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