Our annual report 2019/20

Read our latest annual report.

Volunteer with us

We are now recruiting doctors and senior nurses for our 2021 health programs. Help make a difference to rural communities in PNG and improve health security.

Reaching rural populations

We work in the most remote areas of PNG to support rural health services and boost local capacity.

Improve health security in PNG

Be part of the solution and support ADI's health outreach programs in rural PNG.

Our Doctors

We deploy Australian doctors to PNG to provide clinical services to rural communities, and to work alongside rural health workers.

Our Staff

We have staff based in three provinces of PNG - Western Province, New Ireland and West New Britain, as well as a team based at our headquarters in Sydney.

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Australian Doctors International (ADI) is a not-for-profit charity delivering and strengthening primary health services to rural & remote communities in Papua New Guinea (PNG).



Interested in using your medical skills to help rural and remote PNG communities? Find out about our opportunities for 2021.

ADI 2019/20 results – interactive data

Our Mission

A healthier PNG.
ADI demonstrates its commitment to upholding the universal right to health care by working with local partners to provide and strengthen health services in rural and remote communities.

Stories from the Field

New Ireland patrols (Jul-Sep 2020)

Patrols to West Konoagil, North Lavongai, Sentral Islands and Murat (Jul-Sep)

New Ireland

Experience of a medical student

Experience of a medical student to North Fly District 

Western Province

Emergency Obstetrics in Kiunga, Western Province

Emergency Obstetrics in Kiunga

Western Province

Our COVID-19 response

Our COVID-19 Response

New Ireland, West New Britain and Western Province

Doctors Spotlight

Dr Charlene James, WNB

Dr Charlene James

West New Britain

Dr Nathan Lum, NI

Dr Nathan Lum

New Ireland

Dr Mikaela Seymour, WP

Dr Mikaela Seymour

Western Province, AHP

Dr Vijaya Kumar, WP

Dr Vijaya Kumar

Western Province

Latest on Social Media

In Nov/Dec, ADI trained 43 #healthworkers in emergency #obstetrics in Kiunga, Balimo, Kavieng & Kimbe. Collectively they deliver almost 4500 #births a year. ADI are committed to #SupportNursesAndMidwives in #rural #PNG to improve #healthsecurity for mothers & babies.

Thanks to the power of technology our ADI Midwfie was able to run trainings remotely with the support of incredible local midwives and health workers acting as facilitators in PNG. With thanks to our partners in West New Britain, Western Province and New Ireland and the @department #PNGAusPartnership.
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'The social determinants of #health have a major impact on health outcomes. Access to #healthcare remains an issue in #rural, remote settings' - new post from Griffith University medical student who worked with ADI in Iowara #refugee Camp #westernprovince #PNG. bit.ly/2MKQSkP

If you are a medical professional interested in volunteering with ADI this year then read about our latest opportunities here and get in touch: www.adi.org.au/opportunities-in-png/
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