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Sexual and Reproductive Health

What we do

  • investigate epidemiology (pattern of health-related events) of HIV and sexually-transmitted infections (STIs) among general and at-risk populations in PNG
  • increase knowledge of socio-cultural and behavioural drivers of HIV and STIs
  • support National Department of Health in surveillance and diagnosis of HIV and STIs
  • support National AIDS Council and National Department of Health to evaluate PNG’s response to HIV and STIs
  • investigate epidemiology of human papillomavirus (HPV) and cervical cancer in PNG
  • improve maternal health through support for local strategies with National Department of Health and partners

Our teams

  • HIV Social and Behavioural Research
  • Clinical Research
  • HIV/STI Laboratory
  • Maternal Health
  • Health Promotion

Our projects


Research publications


Unit Head

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