2017 Symposium Has Started

The Medical Society of Papua New Guinea is hosting the 53rd Medical Symposium in Port Moresby at the Stanley Hotel from Sunday 3rd-8th of September 2017.

The theme for this is “Access to Safe Surgery and Safe Anaethesia” with the aim of drafting a National Surgical and Anaesthetic policy at the end of the symposium.

The Symposium will be Co-Hosted by the 2017 Medical Symposium Committee led by the Chairman Dr Osborne Liko, and the Deputy Chairman Dr Duncan Dobunaba.

Chairman Dr Osborne Like says the scientific papers in the symposium will be used by surgical and anaesthetics team to formulate a national surgical and anaesthetic policy.

2017 Symposium Guest Speakers

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Professor Steve Robson

Professor Steve Robson Steve Robson is President of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists.  He is a specialist obstetrician and gynaecologist in Canberra, Australia. Steve holds a Masters of Public Health,Read More...
By : mspng_admin | Aug 15, 2017
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Professor David Watters

Professor David Watters, OBE, FRCSEd, FRACS David Watters was Professor of Surgery in PNG from February 1992 to February 2000. He found those years some of the most stimulating and rewarding of his career. He wroteRead More...
By : mspng_admin | Aug 15, 2017
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Dr Mark G. Shrime

Mark G. Shrime, MD MPH PhD FACS is an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology and of Global Health and Social Medicine at the Harvard Medical School.  He serves as the Research Director at the Program in GlobalRead More...
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Dr Michael Cooper

Michael Cooper is a Senior Anaesthetist at The Children’s Hospital at Westmead and St George Hospital, Kogarah, Sydney. He has been working in paediatric anaesthesia in PNG since 2001and is the Adjunct Prof of Anaesthesiology, UPNG.Read More...
By : mspng_admin | Aug 15, 2017
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Dr Saw Huat Seong

Dr Saw Huat Seong MBBS, FRACS, FACC Honorary Professor of Surgery (Cardiac), Medical College for Women, Bangledesh – 2009 Honorary Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons of Thailand – 2009 Sir Frederick Galleghan Award – 1979Read More...
By : mspng_admin | Aug 15, 2017
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Dr Viliami Tangi

LORD  VILIAMI  TANGI ( DR VILIAMI  TANGI ) Chief Surgeon, Vaiola Hospital, Tonga President of PISA ( Pacific Islands Surgeons Association. Graduate of the Fiji School of Medicine. Became a Fellow of the Royal Australasian CollegeRead More...
By : mspng_admin | Aug 15, 2017
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Professor David A. Scott

David A. Scott MB, BS, PhD, FANZCA, FFPMANZCA, FAMM, FCAI Professor David A Scott is President of the Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists. He is a Professor at the University of Melbourne, School ofRead More...
By : mspng_admin | Aug 15, 2017
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Dr John Batten

MBBS (Hons), FRACS, FAOrthA John Batten is an Orthopaedic Surgeon practicing in Launceston, Tasmania since 1985. He trained in the Victorian/Tasmanian orthopaedic advanced training program and undertook post fellowship training in Edinburgh Scotland in Hand, JointRead More...
By : mspng_admin | Aug 14, 2017