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PNG Medical Journal 2011

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 2011. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
March-June 2011, Volume 54, Number 1-2

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

Editorial Committee

B. Amoa   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 Moore Printing 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 54, Number 1-2, March-June 2011

CONTENTS

 

EDITORIAL  
Acute bacterial meningitis in Papua New Guinea: new treatment guidelines in response to increasing antibiotic resistance M. Laman and L. Manning 1
ORIGINAL ARTICLES  
Vitamin A status of pre-school-age children aged 6 to 59 months in the National Capital District, Papua New Guinea V.J. Temple, C. Kaira, J.D. Vince, I.H. Kevau and N. Willie 4
Zinc sulphate for treatment and prevention of diarrhoea and other conditions in children in Papua New Guinea T. Duke 17
Moresby food isn’t good: food security, nutritional information and adherence to antiretroviral therapy in Papua New Guinea A. Kelly, A. Mek, A. Frankland, F. Akuani, B. Kepa, M. Kupul, S. Nosi, B. Cangah, L. Walizopa, L. Pirpir, R. Emori, H. Worth, P.M. Siba and W.Y.N. Man 23
The epidemiology of malaria in the Papua New Guinea highlands: 7. Southern Highlands Province S. Maraga, B. Plüss, S. chöpflin, A. Sie, J. Iga, M. Ousari, S. Yala, G. Meier, J.C. Reeder and I. Mueller 35
Selective surgical management of penetrating anterior abdominal wounds at the Angau Memorial Hospital: a prospective study K. Lapu, M. Mathew, G. Gende and I. Kevau 48
Two cases of Peutz-Jeghers syndrome presenting as bowel obstruction from intussusception G. Gende, M. Garo and O. Poki 53
Case report of a thermal burns patient with diabetes insipidus G. Gende, S. James and M. Garo 56 
The use of a forehead flap to reconstruct the soft and hard palate after cancer excision G. Gende 59
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 63


Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
September-December 2011, Volume 54, Number 3-4

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI, FRANCIS HOMBHANJE
GUEST EDITORS: ANDREW VALLELY, GLEN MOLA AND JOHN KALDOR

Editorial Committee

B. Amoa   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 Moore Printing 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 54, Number 3-4, September-December 2011

CONTENTS

FOCUS ISSUE ON SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

EDITORIAL  
Achieving control of cervical cancer in Papua New Guinea: what are the research and program priorities? A. Vallely, G.D.L. Mola and J.M. Kaldor 83
ORIGINAL ARTICLES  
Male circumcision for HIV prevention in Papua New Guinea: a summary of research evidence and recommendations for public health following a National Policy Forum A. Vallely, D.J. MacLaren, W. Kaleva, J. Millan, R. Tommbe, W. Marape, C. Manineng, H. Buchanan, A. Amos, R. Frank, A. Kelly, M. Kupul, H. Aeno, E. Trowalle, L.N. John, M.L. Redman-MacLaren, C. Ryan, K. Browne, A. Tynan, P.S. Hill, R.T. Gray, J. Murray, D.P. Wilson, G. Law, P. Siba, W.J.H. McBride, T. Farley and J. M. Kaldor 91
Health workers, health facilities and penile cutting in Papua New Guinea: implications for male circumcision as an HIV prevention strategy A. Tynan, A. Vallely, A. Kelly, M. Kupul, G. Law, J. Millan, P. Siba, J. Kaldor, P.S. Hill; for Male Circumcision Acceptability and Impact Study Team 109
‘Stret tokers’ – taking sexual health promotion to the village level in East New Britain Province, Papua New Guinea L.J. Natoli, G. Wambo, R. Gabong, E. Kavang, S. Luana, A. Sawa, H. Supsup and E. Jackson 123
Epidemiological surveillance of human papillomavirus prevalence and type distribution in Papua New Guinea: the selection of an appropriate laboratory tool G. Rai and C. Ryan 132
The contribution of church health services to maternal health care provision in Papua New Guinea P. Mapira and C. Morgan 139
Formal and informal maternal health care: comparing the service provision of health facilities and village health volunteers in East Sepik Province D. O’Keefe, J. Davis, G. Yakuna, C. Van Gemert and C. Morgan 147
Sociodemographic factors associated with maternal health care utilization in Wosera, East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea S. Maraga, E. Namosha, H. Gouda, L. Vallely, L. Rare and S. Phuanukoonnon 154 
Poor weight gain in late third trimester: a predictor of poor perinatal outcome for term deliveries? G.D.L. Mola, B. Kombuk and A.B. Amoa 164
Operative vaginal delivery at Port Moresby General Hospital from 1977 to 2010 G.D.L. Mola and J. Kuk 174
Outcome of infants born to unbooked mothers: a short report from Goroka General Hospital, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea M. Manape, G. Saleu and L. Vallely 185
MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 189

MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY


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