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Doctor reaches new heights for PNG health

Doctor reaches new heights for PNG health

Dr Celestine Aho has always aspired to lead scientific research that translates into practical results for PNG. It was that ambition that led her into an early career as a scientific officer in Goroka – and prompted her to continue to develop her skills. ‘I came to a...

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Nurse Betty Mundua blazes trail for PNG Health

Nurse Betty Mundua blazes trail for PNG Health

As an Infection Control Coordinator at the ANGAU Memorial Hospital in Lae, Betty Mundua is playing a leading role in promoting good health and hygiene practices as part of the provincial response to COVID-19. A clinical nurse by profession and an Australia Awards...

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Ipul’s passion for an inclusive PNG

Ipul’s passion for an inclusive PNG

When she took to the podium at a United Nations summit in Morocco a few years ago, Ipul Powaseu had every reason to feel proud of how far she had come. From her childhood in a small village in Manus, Ipul was now addressing delegates from around the world about...

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Female vet focuses on building capacity in animal health

Female vet focuses on building capacity in animal health

Tania Areori applied for an Australia Awards scholarship six years ago with the goal of becoming a veterinarian and contributing to animal health care in PNG. Dr Areori is now a qualified vet in PNG, having successfully completed a Bachelor of Veterinary Science with...

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