18 laboratory technicians and assistants, pictured here with the BD Volunteer team, have graduated from PNG's first World Health Organisation Laboratory Standards course in New Ireland
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Eighteen laboratory technicians and assistants from remote New Ireland Province have graduated from the first World Health Organisation (WHO) Laboratory Standards course in Papua New Guinea. The...

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ADI has treated almost 10,000 patients since starting integrated health patrols with its volunteer doctors in New Ireland Province in 2011....

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“It's sometimes hard to believe the extraordinary discrepancies between our lives in Australia and the lives of our nearest neighbours in PNG.” – Dr Denise Wild, volunteer...

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Vacancies exist for volunteer doctors to work at Namatanai Hospital in New Ireland Province and another to conduct health patrols and train health workers in Western Province....

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Health workers are the front line in dealing with the day-to-day health issues of their communities, and ADI recognises that upgrading their clinical skills is critical....

  • Sunday, 22 February 2015 15:54 One Step Closer to Eradicating Yaws Posted by HealthCanal 22/2/15 New research suggests WHO eradication strategy could be achieved Administering yaws treatmentA new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has demonstrated that the World Health Organization’s (WHO) proposed strategy to eradicate...

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  • Saturday, 21 February 2015 15:11 Monthly giving: Help us give the gift of good health all year round Posted by Just five kilometres from the most northern tip of Australia, Papua New Guinea has some of the poorest health indicators in the world. Diseases rarely seen in Australia – like Tuburculosis, malaria and cholera – are...

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