Bob Tombe

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Lecturer
Department of Environmental Health

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Qualifications
PGDSc, 1997, PGDE, 1986, BSc, 1977.

Experience
Teaching / lecturing:
• Divine Word University
• University of Goroka (1991 - 2004)
• Dauli Teachers Training College (1987 - 1990)
• Kombolopa High School (1984)
• UNITECH (1977 - 1980)
• Agricultural Officer (1973)

Consultancy: 
Upgrading of science content knowledge for Upper Primary and Secondary school teachers in North Solomons, 2002 and 2004.(UNIGOR,UOG)
Member of science curriculum writing advisory committee (SAC),  PNG National Education Department. (1993 – 2001)
Participated in Lahara, 1978 (UPNG).
Resource person for several Workshops for Primary School Teacher Trainers between 1987 - 1990.
mycology [(cinnamommi) 2001 – 2004 Avocado farmers Association of California USA, sponsorship]

 

Teaching
General Chemistry, Organic chemistry or biochemistry, Microbiology, Environmental Microbiology, Plant Biology and Water Resource Management. A cumulative of 25 years teaching at tertiary institutions.

 

Research

Conducted:
Phytochemistry; includes purifying chemicals extracted from plants, screening for their bioactivity, and structure elucidation using NMR and Mass Spectral data information.
Nutritional value of foods: that includes assessing and evaluating elemental from Atomic absorption Spectral data, protein and starch compositions of foods. It Includes evaluations of some specific components such as fatty acid composition of oils using HPLC chromatograms and other chromatographic technique to separate identify and determine the fatty acid composition of the oils and the economic value of the oils.

Social Research:  
Oral History of traditional practices. Aspects of Education such as, finding out about the incentives there are for teachers and can it be possible for interactive teaching in PNG schools. What people know and understand about HIV/AIDS.

 

Research Interests
Fatty acid composition of local edible oil bearing fruits, seeds and nuts and their nutritional value.
Environmental pollutions; types of air, soil and water pollutions, in towns and cities of PNG.
The effectiveness and appropriateness of teacher’s strategies and activities in helping combat HIV and AIDS.

 

Publications

Tombe, B. (2010) Nutritional value of Pandanus conoideus fruits. In the Proceedings of the UPNG Science 2009 conference on; “Addressing National and Global issues through Scientific Research and Development”,2010

Tombe, B. (2009). Nutritional value of Pandanus conoideus fruits. (abstract). UPNG Science 2009 Conference in “Program and Abstracts” by Prem Rai, 2009

Orathinkal, J. Totona, K.  Begani, A. Tombe, B. Tuka, A. & Begani,R. (2011). "Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs on HIV/AIDS Among Tertiary students in Papua New Guinea." World Aids Journal 1, 50 – 61, June 2011

 

Rose Begani

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Lecturer
Department of Environmental Health

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Qualifications
• Master of Health Sciences (Environmental Health), QUT, Queensland Australia, July 2010
• Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching and Learning at Higher Institutions, DWU, Madang, Papua New Guinea, December 2009
• Bachelor of Environmental Health, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, December 2006
• Diploma in Applied Health (Public Health Inspectors), College of Allied Health Sciences, Madang, Papua New Guinea, December 1991
• Royal Society of Health Diploma (Public Health Inspectors), College of Allied Health Sciences, Madang, Papua New Guinea, December 1991

 

Experience
Mrs Rose Begani is a lecturer with environmental health department. Mrs Begani joined DWU in January 2002 as tutor. She later become a senior tutor in January 2007 to December 2010 and lecturer in 2011. 

Mr Begani is also an experienced Professional with five (5) years working experience as an Environmental Health Officer with various organisations in the country as outline;

  • • Health Inspector (Jan 1998 to Dec 2000) Nimamar Development Authority Lihir Island New Ireland Province PNG
  • • Quarantine Officer for Public Health (Jan 1994 to Dec 1995) Division of Health Daru Western Province PNG
  • • Health Inspector (Jan 1992 to Dec 1993) Division of Health Kiunga Western Province PNG

 

Teaching
Coordinator of the undergraduate environmental health student’s research projects apart from teaching health promotion, food safety, health impact assessment, environmental protection, and quarantine as outline;

EH224   Health Promotion and Education
EH314   Food Safety Assessment and Monitoring
EH413   Environmental Protection
EH405   Research Project Management 1
EH408   Research Project Management 2
EH414   Environmental Health Risk Assessment


Professional Associations
Member with the Medical Board of Papua New Guinea
Member with the Flinders Alumni Association
Member with the Queensland University Alumni Association
Member with the PNG Autralia Alumni Association
Member with Environmental Health Australia

 

Research
Mini Thesis Presentation using scientific posters to the scientific audience at Flinders University Medical Centre, Bedford Park Adelaide: South Australia.
“Inhibition of Acetylcholinesterase in mussels as a measure of pesticide exposure in water" Flinders Univesity Adelaide, South Australia   

 

Publications

Begani, K.R.,Begani, Z.A., So-on,V. & Pokasui, K. (2013) 'Impact of shift work amongst security guards in Madang town' in the Contemporary PNG studies: DWU Research Journal, May 2013

Begani, K.R. (2013).  'Health Risk assessment of mercury among the lower watut river people' . DWU Research Journal, 2013

Begani, K.R.,Tombe,B.,Soon,V. & Pokaui, K. (2012). 'The Effectiveness of cleaning and sanitation of food contact surfaces in PNG fish canning industry' in contemporary PNG studies: DWU Research Journal, November 2012

Begani, K.R., Dang, T. & Van Nguyen, N.B. (2011). The association between fish consumption and risk of stroke, Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, Volume 15, November 2011, pp 106-114.

Begani, K.R.,Van Nguyen,.N.G.,Dang,T. (2011). 'Association between fish consumption and the risk of stroke' in contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, November 2011

Orathinkal, J., Totona,K.,  Begani, A.,  Tuka, A., Tombe, B., & Begani, K.R. (2011). Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs on HIV/AIDS amongTertiarystudents in Papua New Guinea, World Journal of AIDs, (1) June 2011, pp 50-62.

Mr. Alphonse Begani (HoD)

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Lecturer
Department of Environmental Health

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Qualifications    
• Certificate of attendance in Applicable Statistics, Divine Word University 2010
• Post Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning 2009 Divine Word University, Papua New Guinea
• Bachelor of Environmental Health (Applied Science) Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, 2006
• Certificate in Managing Conflict Resolution in the Workplace, Flinders University, 2006
• Certificate in Effective Communication and Networking in the Workplace, Flinders University, 2006
• Certificate in Project Management Planning, Flinders University, 2006
• Diploma in Applied Health Sciences, Royal Society of Health College of Allied Health Sciences, Madang, 1991
• Diploma Royal Society of Public Health, England 1991  

 

Experience
Consultancy services
Write Technical Reports

Safety Auditing of Workplaces of Industrial and workplaces in general

Workplace Risk Assessment of Industries and workplaces in general

Job Safety Analysis  of Industries and workplaces in general

Food Safety training for food premises targeting food handlers, supervisors, and managers

Writing Formative and Summative evaluation reports on completed community development projects implemented by NGOs in rural areas within PNG.

Example of major achievements
• Occupational Health and Safety Symposium Report 2010
• 12th Session Codex Alimentarius Technical Workshop Report facilitated by WHO Secretariat, Western Pacific Regional Office, Manila, 2012.

Professional Experience (Environmental Health)

Liquor Licensing Inspector with NCDC (National Capital District Commission) from 1992 - 1993

Executing all Environmental Health functions with NCDC (National Capital District Commission), Community Services Department, Health Division from 1997 – 2002

Building Board Authority Member with NCDC in 1997

Teaching Experience (Environmental Health)

2010 - present  Lecturer in Divine Word University, Madang, Papua New Guinea
2007 - 2009     Senior Tutor in Divine Word University, Madang, Papua New Guinea
2002 - 2006     Tutor in Divine Word University, Madang, Papua New Guinea
2001 - 2002     Lecturer at the College of Allied Health Sciences, Madang, Papua New Guinea


Teaching
EH311:   Water Resources Management 2
EH306:   Occupational Health and Safety 1
EH407:   Environmental Toxicology
EH114:   Physics
EH310:   Occupational Health and Safety 2
EH213:   Food and Nutrition
EH214:   Water Resources Management 1

 

Professional Associations
Medical Board of PNG
Member of Australia Alumni Association


Research & Research Interests
Research
Impacts of shift work
HIV/Aids

Research Interests
Waste management
Food safety and foodbourne illnesses
Environmental contaminants and their impacts
Water quality

 

Publications

Begani, R. Soon, V., Pokasui, K. & Begani, A. (2013) "Impact of shift work amongst security guards in Madang town," in the Contemporary PNG Studies, DWU Research Journal, Vol.18,2013

Orathinkal, J. Totona, K.  Begani, A. Tombe,B. Tuka, A & Begani,R. (2011) "Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs on HIV/AIDS Among Tertiary Students in Papua New Guinea," World Journal of AIDS, Vol.1 No.2, June 2011

Andrew Tuka

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Lecturer I
Department of Environmental Health

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Mr. Kari Totona

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Acting Dean
Department of Environmental Health
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