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PNG Medical Journal 2014

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We are grateful to Rotarians Against Malaria for providing funding for the publication of this issue of the Journal.

The Editors

Listed below are the issues of the PNG Medical journal published in 2014. Each hyperlink will download a PDF file containing the relevant article.

Papua New Guinea Medical Journal
ISSN 0031-1480
March-December 2014, Volume 57, Number 1-4

EDITORS: PETER M. SIBA, NAKAPI TEFUARANI, FRANCIS HOMBHANJE
GUEST EDITORS: MANUEL HETZEL AND IVO MUELLER

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

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Volume 57, Number 1-4, March-December 2014

CONTENTS

EDITORIAL  

Malaria in Papua New Guinea 2000-2013: back from the brink, but where to now? I. Mueller and M.W. Hetzel

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ORIGINAL ARTICLES  

Evaluation of the Global Fund-supported National Malaria Control Program in Papua New Guinea, 2009-2014 M.W. Hetzel, J. Pulford, S. Maraga, C. Barnadas, L.J. Reimer, L. Tavul, S. Jamea-Maiasa, T. Tandrapah, A. Maalsen, L. Makita, P.M. Siba and I. Mueller

7

A qualitative study of how affected individuals or their caregivers respond to suspected malaria infection in rural Papua New Guinea A. Angwin, M.W. Hetzel, I. Mueller, P.M. Siba and J. Pulford

30

The proportion of fevers attributable to malaria varies significantly between sites in Papua New Guinea M.W. Hetzel, S. Paul, L. Benjamin, L. Makita, I. Mueller and P.M. Siba

39

An investigation into febrile illnesses of unknown aetiology in Wipim, Papua New Guinea G. Bande, M.W. Hetzel, J. Iga, C. Barnadas, I. Mueller, P.M. Siba and P.F. Horwood

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Diagnostic capacity and antimalarial availability in Papua New Guinea before the introduction of a revised national malaria treatment protocol S.F. Kurumop, J. Pulford, I. Mueller, P.M. Siba and M.W. Hetzel

59

Primaquine treatment for Plasmodium vivax – an essential tool for malaria control and elimination in Papua New Guinea I. Betuela, L.J. Robinson, M.W. Hetzel, M. Laman, P.M. Siba, Q. Bassat and I. Mueller

68

How molecular epidemiology studies can support the National Malaria Control Program in Papua New Guinea C. Koepfli, A.E. Barry, S. Javati, L. Timinao, E. Nate, I. Mueller and C. Barnadas

75

Long-lasting insecticidal nets remain efficacious after five years of use in Papua New Guinea M. Katusele, G. Gideon, E.K. Thomsen, P.M. Siba, M.W. Hetzel and L.J. Reimer

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TRIBUTE  

Missing in the line of duty M.W. Hetzel, J. Pulford, T. Tandrapah and S. Jamea-Maiasa, on behalf of the PNGIMR MalCon Team

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OBITUARY - TRIBUTES TO DR ADOLF SAWERI  

Dr Adolf Saweri MBE, MD (Hon, UPNG), Dip Med & Surg (PMC), DTM&H (Liverpool) I.H. Kevau

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Adolf Saweri (28 Jul 1941-11 Nov 2012) J.D. Vince

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In celebration of Adolf Saweri I. Maddocks

106

Adolf Saweri M. Gena

110

Dr Adolf Saweri – an inspirational academic, researcher and mentor P.M. Siba

112

A brief personal reflection on Adolf Saweri F. Hombhanje

113

Adolf Saweri: a tribute M.P. Alpers

114

Celebration of Adolf’s life Saweri Family

117
MEDICAL RESEARCH PROJECTS IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA 121
MEDLARS BIBLIOGRAPHY 125
   


   

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