Mr. Kari Totona


Acting Dean
Department of Environmental Health
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• Masters in Health Sciences, QUT, Queensland, Australia, 2000
• Graduate Diploma in Health Sciences, (Environmental Health) QUT, Queensland, Australia, 1999
• Diploma in Teaching, UPNG-Goroka Teachers College, Goroka, Papua New Guinea, 1988
• Royal Society of Health Diploma for Public Health Inspectors (PNG), Madang, Papua New Guinea, 1976
• Certificate for Public Health Inspectors (PNG), Para Medical College, Madang, Papua New Guinea, 1976

2007 - 2012:   HoD and lecturer at DWU, Madang Province, PNG
2000 - 2006:   Lecturer at CAHS, Madang Province, PNG
1990 - 1999:   Senior Tutor at CAHS, Madang Province, PNG
1986 - 1989:   Tutor at CAHS, Madang Province, PNG
1980 - 1985:   Training Officer at Bogia, Madang Province, PNG
1977 - 1978:   Environmental Health Officer at Kokoda, Oro Province, PNG
1978 - 1979:   Environmental Health Officer at Namatanai, New Ireland Province, PNG

EH220:  Building and Housing Environment.
EH218:  Vector Control and Quarantine
EH311:  Water Resources Management 2
EH315:  Health Law and Prosecution
EH316:  Introduction to Research Methods
EH412:  Project Management

Community services
Rural water supply and sanitation surveys, designs, construction and monitoring  
Professional Experience

Development of Competency Base Training Curriculum (CBTC) modules for health workers
Professional development and in-service training for environmental health professionals in PNG

Professional associations
QUT Alumni Association
Environmental Health Officer Association

Orathinkal, J., Tuka, A., Totona, K., Begani, R., & Begani, A. (2011).  Knowledge, Attitudes and Beliefs on HIV/AIDS among Tertiary students in Papua New Guinea. World Journal of AIDS, Scientific Research (Retrieved October 2012 from http:/