Monthly Archives: June 2012

Studying Medicine in PNG – My experience

Decision making – The forks in the road of life Towards the end of my grade 12 (1995) at Port Moresby International High School when the time came for us to choose which course we wanted to do after high … Continue reading

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Closing the Gap. Anthropology – essential bridge between Health Plans and Reality

The “Closing the Gap” policy is an Australian Government policy aimed at reducing the health and social welfare indicators discrepencies between the Australian indigenous population and the rest of the Australian population.  Many such policies are cooked up by individuals … Continue reading

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PNG PG Medical Training: What can we learn from our “Taciqu’s” (brothers and sister) in Fiji?

In my last post I commented on PG clinical training in PNG and explained that currently the much under-resourced University of PNG is the only institution providing training and setting the only national benchmark in all medical training PNG. I … Continue reading

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