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Volunteer as an ADI Doctor

Are you looking for a new challenge? Looking for a chance to make a difference? Australian Doctors International (ADI) needs you! As the COVID-19 cases continue to climb in Papua New Guinea – our closest neighbour, Australian Doctors International (ADI) is one of the few organisations at the forefront of providing health support, PPE and...
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New Ireland Government and ADI Celebrate Successful 10 Year Partnership

On the 2nd August, ADI celebrated ten years of working in New Ireland, PNG. This milestone highlights the depth of the relationship between New Ireland Provincial Government and ADI alongside the dedication of ADI staff and doctors, the Provincial Health Authority (PHA) staff and the generosity of our donors. Financial support over these 10 years...
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Delivering Standard Treatment Manuals for better health outcomes in PNG

Australian Doctors International (ADI) continue to bring better healthcare to the people of Papua New Guinea thanks to the recent print run and delivery of 1,500 Standard Treatment Manuals to remote health workers, generously funded by the Australian High Commission in Port Moresby.These manuals contain standard treatment guidelines, as directed by PNG’s National Department of...
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New Ireland Government praise ADI partnership

On 01 May 2020 the New Ireland Government released a press release praising the work of ADI and the benefits to the people of such a long partnership. A portion of which is shared below. ADI have worked hard to develop and maintain strong partnerships in PNG which makes us ideally suited to support the...
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ADI begins COVID-19 training webinars for hospital in WNB

ADI in conjunction with the West New Britain Provincial Health Authority are running regular teleconferences with teams of experts from Australia in Kimbe Provincial Hospital for frontline curative nursing team. The first webinar on Friday 24 April was moderated by Sr Scholly Baiwan and Dr Theresa Lei and included training from ADI volunteer Dr Rebecca Taylor...
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ADI sends 127kg PPE supplies to PNG

ADI is operating at the forefront of preparations and response to COVID-19 in rural areas of PNG. Over the last week we have sourced, purchased and shipped 127kg of PPE to our catchment areas in PNG. This equates to 100s of N95 masks; protective gloves; hand sanitiser and other PPE equipment that local health partners from Kiunga,...
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ADI joins NI COVID-19 Rapid Response Team

In New Ireland Province, ADI has responded to request for help from the Provincial COVID19 Task Force. An ADI patrol vehicles and driver has been allocated to Kavieng Hospital emergency department as part of their rapid response team. Additionally Alison Brown, our ADI doctor who was brought back last week to Australia from PNG, is working alongside the COVID-19 Task Force providing advice on...
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Stanislaw Tao, CEO of WNBPHA, thanks ADI

“On behalf of the Board of Governance, Management, Staff and Team West New Britain.. we thank you ADI. Your Philanthropic donation at this time of need is profoundly appreciated by all of us… and further enhances our relationship in providing Healthcare Services specific to COVID 19 prevention. We pray and hope that PNG will remain protected...
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ADI deliver medical supplies to WNB

“On behalf of the Board of Governance, Management, Staff and Team West New Britain… we thank you ADI. Your Philanthropic donation (hand sanitiser, soap and medicines) at this time of need is profoundly appreciated by all of us… and further enhances our relationship in providing Healthcare Services specific to COVID-19 prevention. We pray and hope that PNG will remain protected against COVID...
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Sir Julius Chan, Governor of NI, thanks ADI

“I want you to know I fully understand the decision to withdraw ADI staff from New Ireland during the COVID-19 outbreak. Now is the time to be with family, and you did the right thing. And I want to thank ADI for your ongoing assistance in dealing with the health crisis, and particularly for the...
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