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Infection and Immunity

What we do

  • conduct cross-disciplinary research on the most important infectious diseases in PNG
  • focus on respiratory and enteric infections
  • conduct locally-relevant research on acute respiratory illnesses, diarrhoea and febrile illnesses (with a fever at the onset)
  • study pneumococcal vaccines
  • with enteric infections, we have surveyed rotavirus infection in children.

Our teams

Our projects


Research publications


Dr William Pomat
Deputy Director - Science and Unit Head

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