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

Dr. Lin Calvert

Dr Lin Calvert Education by NZ Correspondence School to high school level. High School – Solway College, Masterton, NZ. University – Otago University, NZ MBChB 1949. Junior Doctor at Middlemore, Greenland and National Womens Hospital inRead More...
By : Cresencia Pasmet | Aug 30, 2018

Dr Valerie Archer

Dr Valerie Archer Education by NZ Correspondence School to high school level. High School – Dunedin NZ. University – UPNG. 1975 MBBS Worked at PMGH, Kudjip, Mt Hagen and Kapuna Hospitals. Married and moved to NZRead More...
By : Cresencia Pasmet | Aug 29, 2018

Dr. Otto Numan

CEO Lorengau Hospital, Manus Manus Province is remote and Dr Otto Numan (MBBS, DGO) has been serving the people of Manus Islands for nearly 30 years as an Obstetrician, Surgeon and Physician at the isolated LorengauRead More...
By : Cresencia Pasmet | Aug 29, 2018

Dr Joseph Vilosi

CEO, Arawa General Hospital, North Solomon Province Dr Vilosi is a rural medical practitioner who has been serving particularly in North Solomon Province for over 30 years. Dr Vilosi (MBBS, DGO) has been instrumental to theRead More...
By : Cresencia Pasmet | Aug 29, 2018

Dr. David Mills

BM BS (Flinders), DRACOG, FRACGP, FARGP I grew up in Adelaide, South Australia doing my medical training at Flinders University and graduating in 1994. My wife and I moved to the Northern Territory after I completedRead More...
By : Cresencia Pasmet | Aug 29, 2018

Professor John Hall

John Hall is Professor of Primary Care at the University of NSW, Sydney. He has a Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, a Master of Tropical Health, and Doctor of Philosophy. He is a Fellow ofRead More...
By : Cresencia Pasmet | Aug 29, 2018

Associate Professor Ruth Stewart

MBBS (Uni Melb 1985), PhD (Flin), FACRRM, DRANZCOG Dr Ruth Stewart is President of the Australian College of Rural and Remote Medicine. She brings to this role 29 years of work as a Rural Generalist doctor,Read More...
By : Cresencia Pasmet | Aug 28, 2018