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