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PNG Medical Journal 2009

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 2009. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
March-June 2009, Volume 52, Number 1-2

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI, FRANCIS HOMBHANJE

Editorial Committee

B. Amoa

 

V. Golpak
G. Hiawayler

 

J. Millan

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 52, Number 1-2, March-June 2009

CONTENTS

 

EDITORIAL
An integrated approach to malaria control in Papua New Guinea M.W. Hetzel 1
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Reference values for pulse oximetry in healthy children in coastal Papua New Guinea M. Laman, P. Ripa, J.D. Vince and N. Tefuarani 8
Predictors of HIV testing and serostatus amongst children admitted to Port Moresby General Hospital W.E. Allison, M. Kiromat, J.D. Vince, M. Schaefer and J. Kaldor
13
Thiamine (vitamin B1) status of boarding school students in the Southern Region of Papua New Guinea P. Temu, V.J. Temple, A. Saweri and W. Saweri
21
Outbreak of nosocomial sepsis in the Special Care Nursery at Port Moresby General Hospital due to multiresistant Klebsiella pneumoniae: high impact on mortality A.E. Lithgow and C. Kilalang
28
The role of HIV social research in the response efforts to the HIV epidemic in Papua New Guinea A. Kelly
35
Common themes in the literature on traditional medicine in Papua New Guinea J. Macfarlane
44
MEDICAL HISTORY
Malaria survey and malaria control detachments in the South-West Pacific Area in World War 2 D.W. Crocker 54
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY
69


Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
September-December 2009, Volume 52, Number 3-4

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI, FRANCIS HOMBHANJE
GUEST EDITORS: JANE THOMASON AND MAXINE WHITTAKER


Editorial Committee

B. Amoa

 

V. Golpak
G. Hiawayler

 

J. Millan

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 52, Number 3-4, September-December 2009

CONTENTS

FOCUS ISSUE ON HEALTH SYSTEM STRENGTHENING

EDITORIAL
Strengthening Papua New Guinea’s health system C. Malau 81
ORIGINAL ARTICLES
Demography and the epidemiology of disease in Papua New Guinea I. Riley 83
Beyond the numbers: Papua New Guinean perspectives on the major health conditions and programs of the country M. Whittaker, L. Piliwas, J. Agale and J. Yaipupu
96
Working together to get back to basics – finding health system solutions J. Thomason, P. Kase and N. Ndugwa
114
The primacy of politics: charting the governance of the Papua New Guinea health system since Independence B. Day
130
Human resource development: new assessments and new directions I.W. Aitken and R-L. Kolehmainen-Aitken
139
Persistence as the path from motivation to performance in the Papua New Guinea health sector L. Elich
159
Public-private partnerships for health – what does the evidence say? J. Thomason and A. Rodney
166
Working together for a better future M. Whittaker and J. Thomason
179
MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA
187

MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY


190

 

 

 

   

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