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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Since his first visit to Papua New Guinea’s New Ireland Province, ADI President Dr Peter Macdonald has been intrigued by stories of the great wilderness of Konoagil....

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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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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....

  • Monday, 02 March 2015 15:35 PNG high fertility rate needs addressing Posted by Radio New Zealand International 2/3/15 A reproductive health organisation in Papua New Guinea says the country’s fertility rate of 4-point-4 percent needs to be lowered urgently. Marie Stopes International says the very high rate is concerning,...

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  • Sunday, 01 March 2015 15:44 Tackling Corruption at its Root in Papua New Guinea Posted by Inter Press Service News Agency by Catherine Wilson 1/3/15 SDNEY, Feb 24 2015 (IPS) - Corruption, the single largest obstacle to socioeconomic development worldwide, has had a grave impact on the southwest Pacific Island nation of Papua...

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