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PNG Medical Journal 2006

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 2006. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
March-June 2006, Volume 49, Number 1-2

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI

Editorial Committee
F. Hombhanje
G. Mola
A. Saweri
J. Vince

Assistant Editor: Cynthea Leahy
Emeritus Editor:
Michael Alpers

Email: pngmedj@pngimr.org.pg
Web page: http://www.pngimr.org.pg

  • Registered at GPO, Port Moresby for transmission by Post as a Qualified Publication.
  • Printed by Bolton Inprint for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
  • Authors preparing manuscripts for publication in the Journal should consult 'Information for Authors' inside back cover.


Volume 49, Number 1-2, March-June 2006

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL  
Medical research: carving the future health care in Papua New Guinea. History of the Papua New Guinea Medical Journal and the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea M. Sapuri 1
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
 
A qualitative evaluation of the immunization program in Papua New Guinea C.J. Clements, C. Morgan, E. Posanai, H. Polume and C. Sakamoto 5
Impact of pre-packaging antimalarial drugs and counselling on compliance with malaria treatment at Port Moresby General Hospital Adult Outpatient Department J.A.K. Lauwo, F.W. Hombhanje, S.P. Tulo, G. Maibani and S. Bjorge
14
Cross-sectional characterization of malaria in Sanma and Shefa Provinces, Republic of Vanuatu: malaria control implications J.D. Maguire, M.J. Bangs, L. Brennan, K. Rieckmann and G. Taleo
22
The challenges to scaling up antiretroviral therapy in Papua New Guinea P. Raynes and G. Maibani
32
A serological survey of rickettsial infections in the Gazelle Peninsula, East New Britain and a review of the literature A.G. Faa, S.R. Graves, C. Nguyen and J. Stenos
43
The effect of betel quid chewing on the Achilles tendon reflex time O. Harrison, W. Linjim and K.O. Adeniyi
47
Cannabis in Papua New Guinea B. Thomas
52
Gabulimima bark and ethnomedicine in Papua New Guinea B. Thomas
57
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY
60

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
September-December 2006, Volume 49, Number 3-4

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI

Editorial Committee
F. Hombhanje
G. Mola
A. Saweri   J. Vince

Assistant Editor: Cynthea Leahy
Emeritus Editor:
Michael Alpers

Email: pngmedj@pngimr.org.pg
Web page: http://www.pngimr.org.pg

  • Registered at GPO, Port Moresby for transmission by Post as a Qualified Publication.
  • Printed by Bolton Inprint for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
  • Authors preparing manuscripts for publication in the Journal should consult 'Information for Authors' inside back cover.

Volume 49, Number 3-4, September-December 2006

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL  
Health reform in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific J.A. Thomason 69
CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS
Prioritization in the Papua New Guinea health sector: progress towards a health medium-term expenditure framework P. Kase 76
Implementing health policy and hospital standards J. Kintwa
83
Health sector reform and the Health Management Reform Project in Fiji L. Rokovada
87
Health sector reform in the Pacific: a Fijian divisional perspective V. Rabukawaqa
93
Health financing: the Fijian experience M. Pande
99
The experience of health sector reform in Tonga S. Soakai
104
The experience of health reform in Vanuatu T. Isom
108
The experience of reform in the Samoa Ministry of Health P. Stowers
112
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
The epidemiology of malaria in the Papua New Guinea highlands: 4. Enga Province I. Mueller, M. Ousari, S. Yala, R. Ivivi, A. Sie and J.C. Reeder 115
What do final year medical students at the University of Papua New Guinea think of psychiatry? F. Muga and M. Hagali
126
Community screening for high blood pressure among adults in urban and rural Papua New Guinea A.L. Benjamin
137
Thirty years of the Paediatric Standard Treatment Book J.D. Vince and D. Mokela 147
Nutritional study of the 1-4 year old population of the Lower Jimi Valley, Western Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea R. Keeble and J. Keeble 156
A qualitative study of beliefs about food relating to child nutrition in the Lower Jimi Valley J. Keeble and R. Keeble 162
MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 166
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 169
AUTHOR INDEX 2003-2005 (Vol. 46-48) 178
SUBJECT AND PLACE-NAME INDEX 2003-2005 (Vol. 46-48) 180
REFEREES 2003-2005 (Vol. 46-48) 182

 
   

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