Tag Archives: Rodney 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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Proposal for evaluating the operational feasibility and acceptability of Citofem ®, a liquid based cytology test for cervical cancer screening when using Telecytology as an alternative method for smear reporting in the absence of a hospital based pathologist to improve Pap smear result turn-around-time: A Possible Game Changer in the fight against Cervical Cancer in Papua New Guinea.

Background Cervical cancer is the most common form of cancer in women in Papua New Guinea (Vallely et al 2011). The 2012 Australian Institute of Health and Welfare  report on cervical screening showed a declining trend in the new cases … 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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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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