Author Archives: Dr. Poyap J Rooney

About Dr. Poyap J Rooney

Dr. Rooney is a medical doctor who has gained both his undergraduate medical degree and more recently his post graduate masters degree in clinical biochemistry at the University of Papua New Guinea.

Calling on health technology industry leaders.

The human mind and body is a wonderful miricle in itself. The amazing way in which our immune system works, the million of different proteins and the equally numerous ways in which the interact and the amazing metabolic chemical reaction … Continue reading

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Why Just Telling Doctors To Be More Resilient Isn’t The Answer

I thought while reading this i thought about PNG’s comparatively immature and very fragmented systems of administration that does not lend itself well to rational/logical discourse about the best way(s) forward to improve the health and well-being of our citizens. … Continue reading

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A dream about how primary healthcare can improve in PNG.

Here is a dream we are dreaming and wish for it to become our new reality in primary care practice. As a primary health practitioner as well as a Pathologist I personally have the view that the standard of overall … Continue reading

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Calling on investors.

We want to grow our clinic and medical diagnostic technologies supplies business and are looking for investors that share our passion to provide an uncompromising primary health service that adds to the bottom line by growing and establishing a chain … Continue reading

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Korobosea Medical Clinic – Business Profile.

Business Address: Sec 84, Lot 22, Doreen Place, Korobosea, NCD, Papua New Guinea Ph: 73304080, 72450527 email: southpacdxt@gmail.com Postal Address: PO Box 1238, Waterfront, Konedobu, NCD, Papua New Guinea Contact person: Dr. Poyap J Rooney Our logo: The area that … Continue reading

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A review of the diagnosis and management of peripheral neuropathy in type 2 diabetes.

The prevalence of diabetes worldwide has risen tremendously over the last few decades and parallels the rise in obesity and sedentary lifestyle that is now widespread in our modern society. *CD Mathers and D Loncar (2006) as cited by the … Continue reading

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The solutions to obesity, diabetes and their many associated problems can only come from ourselves!

Obesity is defined by WHO ‘as abnormal or excessive fat accumulation that presents a risk to health’ (WHO 2017). Several parameters have been proposed as means of defining, grading levels of and communicating obesity and its severity.  In this article … Continue reading

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