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PNG Medical Journal 2013

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 2013. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
March-June 2013, Volume 56, Number 1-2

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI, FRANCIS HOMBHANJE
GUEST EDITORS: ANNEMARIE LAUMAEA AND CERIDWEN SPARK

Editorial Committee

B. Amoa   J. Millan
G. Mola   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 56, Number 1-2, March-June 2013

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL  
Health services for all in 2050 – getting the balance right J.D. Vince 1
ORIGINAL ARTICLES  
Perceptions and use of maternal health services by women in rural coastal Madang Province S. King, M. Passey and R. Dickson 5
A comparative study of intestinal helminths in pre-school-age urban and rural children in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea J.M. Shield and F. Kow 14
Women in Health and Medicine in Papua New Guinea  
EDITORIAL  
Papua New Guinean women in health and medicine: celebrating women’s achievements A. Laumaea and C. Spark 32
ORIGINAL ARTICLES  
Run to Win – the dedication, commitment and service of Judy Yaiyon P. Aupae, R. Aupae and S. Aupae 34 
The story of Francisca Trimas T. Meki 38
Mother’s love for bacterial babies: the commitment of Audrey Michael, Mition Yoannes and Tilda Orami to medical research T. Gibbs and G. Vilakiva 43
Papua New Guinea’s next generation of medical researchers: Celestine Aho, Patricia Rarau and Pamela Toliman G. Vilakiva and T. Gibbs 50
Julie Kamblijambi-Kep – PhD candidate at RMIT University, Australia M. Masta 55
The founder of the Friends Association – Tessie Soi O. Topurua 59
Susan Setae and the Papua Hahine Social Action Forum A. Laumaea 64
Turning negatives into positives: the life and work of Naomi Yupae C. Spark 67
Humble beginnings: from Lalaura to the board rooms of Papua New Guinea – the story of Dr Evelyn Lavu C. Spark 74
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 79

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
September-December 2013, Volume 56, Number 3-4

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI, FRANCIS HOMBHANJE
GUEST EDITORS: ANDREW GREENHILL AND PAUL HORWOOD

Editorial Committee

B. Amoa   J. Millan
G. Mola   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 56, Number 3-4, September-December 2013

CONTENTS

FOCUS ISSUE ON ENTERIC DISEASES

EDITORIAL  

Enteric diseases remain a major contributor to poor health outcomes in Papua New Guinea P.F. Horwood and A.R. Greenhill

More resources need to be committed to the provision of safe water sources and sanitation in Papua New Guinea P.F. Horwood, D.J. Barrington and A.R. Greenhill

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES
 
Isolation of Vibrio cholerae and other enteric microbiota from patients with suspected cholera during the 2009 outbreak in Madang Province, Papua New Guinea M.P. Kas, P.F. Horwood, M. Laman, L. Manning, V. Atua, P.M. Siba and A.R. Greenhill 110
A short report on the acute diarrhoea outbreak that affected the Ambunti District of East Sepik Province in 2010 R. Itaki 116
Intestinal parasitic infections and anaemia among pregnant women in the highlands of Papua New Guinea S. Phuanukoonnon, A. Michael, W.S. Kirarock, W.S. Pomat and A.H.J. van den Biggelaar 119 
Evaluation of a WASH intervention demonstrates the potential for improved hygiene practices in Hiri District, Central Province S. Phuanukoonnon, E. Namosha, L. Kua, P.M. Siba and A.R. Greenhill 126 
Pigbel in the 21st century: still here, and still in need of an effective surveillance system T. Duke, H. Poka, S. Myers, J. Radcliffe and B.I. Pavlin 136
Evaluation of a rapid immunochromatographic assay for the detection of rotavirus, norovirus and adenovirus from children hospitalized with acute watery diarrhoea M.P. Kas, T. Maure, K.W. Soli, M. Umezaki, A. Morita, S. Bebes, M.H. Jonduo, J-A. Larkins, D. Luang-Suarkia, P.M. Siba, A.R. Greenhill and P.F. Horwood 141 
A review of diarrhoea aetiology in Papua New Guinea, 1995-2012 P.J. Toliman, C. Guwada and K.W. Soli 145 
Clinical management of diarrhoea in children H. Poka and T. Duke 156
Cholera in Papua New Guinea: observations to date and future considerations P.F. Horwood and A.R. Greenhill 162
Sago haemolytic disease: towards understanding a novel food-borne toxicosis W.A. Shipton, A.R. Greenhill and J.M. Warner 166
MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 178
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 181


   

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