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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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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 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 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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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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“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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“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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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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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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