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News from West New Britain, Feb 2020

From our Sydney offices, via Brisbane, via Port Moresby to Kavieng was the first step in what is a new and exciting adventure for both myself and ADI in our quest for a healthier PNG. As expected upon landing in Kavieng, New Ireland, the air hung heavy and the humidity gave me a warm welcome...
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Release of ADI’s annual report 2018/19

ADI is proud to release the 2018/9 ADI Annual report.  Please click on the above link to view the report.
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BD’s Generous Donation to ADI

ADI relies on building enduring and productive partnerships with Australian corporations and none is stronger that that with BD (Becton Dickenson). The medical technology company has invested heavily since 2012 in training of pathology workers in New Ireland PNG beside generously donating equipment. This has allowed local health staff there to better care for their...
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ADI supports ACFID recommendations to prevent sexual misconduct

Australian Doctors International (ADI) recently participated in the review by the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and the Victorian Institute of Forensic  Medicine that led to the Final Report of the Independent Review on Prevention of Sexual Misconduct. Klara Henderson CEO shared her support of the report’s findings and said: “ADI has already actively...
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What does Christmas mean for families in rural PNG?

Dear Friend, Meet Joe.   Joe is an 11 year old boy from New Ireland Province in PNG with a smile that lights up a room. He lives in a community so remote that until ADI volunteer doctors and healthcare workers arrived by boat late last year, Joe had never received medical treatment despite his significant...
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Watch ADI in the Spotlight for ACFID Resource Management

Video and Article on ADI in the Spotlight for ACFID Resources Management  
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ADI Urgently Needs Your Support!

57 out of every 1,000 children born in PNG die before they reach the age of 5*.  You can be part of the solution. Through your generosity, ADI sends volunteer doctors to PNG’s community frontline – to meet them where they live. Our doctors go on bush outreach patrols via boat, helicopter, 4WD and sometimes hike...
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Turning on Health Services Remotely

A great article by Dr Klara Henderson, ADI’s CEO. Here she highlights ADI’s approach to healthcare on the frontline in rural and remote PNG. Read more – Turning on health services remotely.
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New Ireland Child Health Care with ADI

The Impact of ADI’s Health Patrols

A summary of Dr Tim Baird’s personal reflection on his volunteer placement: Having returned from working as a volunteer doctor with Australian Doctors International (ADI) in Papua New Guinea’s New Ireland Province (NIP), I can look back with fond memories of a life-altering journey. It was an incredible and challenging job, a completely unique world...
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ADI Integrated Rural Health Patrols – 5 Year Evaluation of New Ireland Program

ADI is pleased to release a 5 year evaluation of its integrated rural health patrols and in-service training programs that have been running in New Ireland since 2011. This independent review, conducted by Klara Henderson, analyses the effectiveness of ADI’s unique model and the impact it has on health service delivery and the rural health workforce throughout the Province....
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