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Many rural villagers in New Ireland had never seen a doctor – not to mention dentist, eye nurse or PAP smear nurse – until our health patrol...

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Learn More PNG: worst state of health in the Pacific region

“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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Learn More Volunteer doctors needed in 2014

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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Learn More Hands on training for health workers

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....

  • Thursday, 10 April 2014 14:33 Fall from coconut tree has happy ending Posted by When nine-year-old Robini fell from a coconut tree and badly fractured his arm, his parents expected the usual prognosis for this common injury: lifelong deformity. However, with X-ray facilities installed at Namatanai District Hospital in late...

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  • Thursday, 10 April 2014 14:06 ADI saves mother and newborn twins at Namatanai Hospital Posted by When Sr Elsie Tamelcare arrived at work for a 9am obstetrics training session with ADI’s volunteer doctor, she never imagined that what she was about to learn would help save three lives just a few hours...

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