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Maeve May
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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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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“I am relaxing at the end of a long day after a busy medical clinic when I get a phone call from the local Clinical Health Worker (CHW). He tells me that an elderly lady has just been brought in after a fall. I grab my medical bag and my medical students and I walk...
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Yen’s Blog | Month 6 | December 2018 Little Maggie, the selectively smiling superstar On our last patrol to Simberi islands, we came across a 4 year old with a femoral fracture. Yes that’s a break in the thigh bone. Broken bones are pretty painful and I can testify to that with my recently snapped...
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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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Yen’s blog |Month 5 | Nov 2018. Slow yourself down. This month, I have been relegated to doing two things I am not a fan of – not doing things myself and asking for help. You see, a simple freak accident involving new slippers and an uneven tree root caused me to fracture my right...
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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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Video and Article on ADI in the Spotlight for ACFID Resources Management  
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Happy Children It’s not often that you hear the sound of unadulterated children laughing with no traffic noise, phone beeps or vibrations, and it was bliss. The sea breeze rustling the coconut trees brought some welcomed coolness to the mid-morning heat. This was how our clinic set up was on Mananusa Island, a little island...
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Yen’s Blog | Month 3 | September 2018 The quiet child On this last patrol, my heart went out to the children from villages’ inland, brought to the aid post/clinic by their school teacher. They had chronic leg sores and were less well fed than their coastal neighbours. This is presumably due to the lack...
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