Kingston Namun


Department of Health Management

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Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Teaching and Learning - DWU, Madang, PNG, 2011
Master in Health Promotion – Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia, Australia, 2010
Bachelor in Communication Arts - Divine Word University, PNG, 2003

Have taught the following units:

Fulltime Undergraduate units:
HM102 Critical Thinking; HM105 Health Management Communication; HM201 Business Writing; HM403 Working with the Media; HM404 Project Planning and Design; HM408 Project Monitoring and Evaluation; HM104 Community Development; CA123 News Awarenesss 1; CA124 PNG Infrastructure

Part-time Undergraduate units:
HM211 Computer Use for Health Management; HE401 End User Computing



Previously worked with the PNG Family Health Association (PNGFHA) from 2003-2008 as the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Officer. PNGFHA is a non-government organisation that works in the areas of Family Planning and Sexual/Reproductive Health in Morobe province, Eastern Highlands province and East New Britain province.


  • • Mainstreaming HIV/AIDS into our policies, plans, practices and programs - Facilitated by: International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF), Suva, Fiji, 2004
  • • Training of Advocacy Strategies for HIV/AIDS Prevention for Young People - Facilitated by: UNFPA/IPPF, Kuala Lumpar, Malaysia, 2004
  • • IEC Planning, Production and Utilization for Positive Change - Facilitated by IPPF/South Pacific Commission, Nadi, Fiji, 2005
  • • Project Planning and Proposal Development - Facilitated by: IPPF/Japan Trust Fund, Mumbai, India, 2005
  • • Sexually Transmitted Infections Syndromic Management - Facilitated by: PNG National Department of Health, Morobe, Papua New Guinea, 2006
  • • Training for Trainers Facilitated by: PNG Institute of Banking and Business, Morobe, Papua New Guinea, 2007
  • • HIV/AIDS Voluntary Counselling and Testing - Facilitated by: PNG National AIDS Council Secretariat, Morobe, Papua New Guinea, 2007



  • • Member of Curtin University Alumni
  • • Member of PNG Australian Alumni Association
  • • Member of Australian Health Promotion Association



Namun, K., Irumai, A., Chakumai, K., Papapu, S., Sion, P., & Semos, I., (2016) Where are they now? A tracer study of former Health Management students of Divine Word University, Contemporary PNG Studies DWU Research Journal, Volume 25, November Issue, pg 77-93

Abady, T. & Namun, K. (2016). Web 2.0 distinct characteristics and implications for small businesses in Papua New Guinea, DWU Research Journal, Volume 24, May Issue, pg 34-50

Namun, K. (2015). The framing of health news in two Papua New Guinean newspapers, Comptemporary PNG Studies. DWU Research Journal, Volume 23, November Issue, pg 63-82

Namun, K. (2015). Health management students' perception of learning with PowerPoint, Contemporary PNG Studies. DWU Research Journal, Volume 22, May Issue, pg 55-75

Namun, K. (2012). Strategies to discourage smoking among young people in PNG, Contemporary PNG Studies. DWU Research Journal, Volume 10, May Issue, pg 64-78