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A new partnership with global medical technology company BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) will see four volunteer laboratory scientists travel to New Ireland this month to help...

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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....

  • Wednesday, 15 October 2014 16:23 Annual fundraiser Posted by ADI’s annual fundraiser dinner and auction will be held on Friday 17th October at Manly Golf Club in Sydney. This year’s dress theme? ‘Jungle Fever’. Dance to live music by Ziggy and the Wild Drums, meet our health...

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  • Monday, 13 October 2014 15:43 Doctor confirms first fatal drug resistant TB infection Posted by SBS News 13/10/2014 by Stefan Armbruster Two weeks ago the Torres Strait islander died in Cairns hospital from the mutant strain of tuberculosis that originates from across the border in Papua New Guinea. “She was a...

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