Staff Research Outcome

Environmental Health

Department of Environmental Health

Staff Research Outcomes
Kari Totona

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, 1, 50-62. doi:10.4236/wja.2011.

Rose Begani
  • Begani, K.R. (2013). Health risk assessment of mercury among the lower Watut river people. Contemporary PNG studies: DWU Research Journal, 19, 79-95.
  • Begani, K.R., Begani, Z.A., So-on, V. & Pokasui, K. (2013). Impact of shift work amongst security guards in Madang town. Contemporary PNG studies: DWU Research Journal18, 98-116.
  • Begani, K.R., Tombe, B. & Polong, T. (2012). The effectiveness of cleaning and sanitation of food contact surfaces in PNG fish canning industry. Contemporary PNG studies: DWU Research Journal, 17, 68-82.
  • Begani.,K.R.,Van Nguyen,.N.G.,Dang,T. (2011). Association between fish consumption and the risk of stroke. Contemporary PNG studies: DWU Research Journal, 15, 106-115.
  • 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, 1, 50-62. doi:10.4236/wja.2011.
Alphonse Begani
  • Begani, K.R., Begani, Z.A., So-on, V. & Pokasui, K. (2013). Impact of shift work amongst security guards in Madang town. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, 18, 98-116.
  • 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, 1, 50-62. doi:10.4236/wja.2011.
Bob Tombe
  • 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”
  • Tombe, B. (2009). Nutritional value of pandanus conoideus fruits. Paper presented at UPNG Science Conference, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
  • 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, 1, 50-62. doi:10.4236/wja.2011.
Andrew Tuka
  • 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, 1, 50-62. doi:10.4236/wja.2011.

Health Extension

Department of Health Extension (Rural Health)

Staff Research Outcomes
Billy Selve

Horton, J., Witt, C., Ottesen, E.A., Lazdins, J.K., Addiss, D.G., Awadzi, K., Beach, M.J., Belizario, V.Y., Dunyo, S.K., Espinel, M., Gyapong, J.O., Hossain, M., Ismail, M.M., Jayakody, R.L., Lammie, P.J., Makunde, W., Richard-Lenoble, D., Selve, B., Shenoy, R.K., Simonsen, P.E., Wamae, C.N. & Weerasooriya, M.V. (2000) An analysis of the safety of the single dose, two drug regimens used in programmes to eliminate lymphatic filariasis. Parasitology 121, S147-60.
Lusem, F., Selve, B., Usurup, J. & Hauquitz, A. (2009). The Millennium Health Village: The solution to common public health programs affecting PNG. Paper presented at Medical Symposium.
Melrose, W.D., Usurup, J., Selve, B., Pisters, P. & Turner, P.F. (2000). Development of anti-filarial antibodies in a group of expatriate mine-site workers with varying exposure to the disease. Transactions of Royal Society of the Tropical Medicine Hygiene, 94(6),706-7.
Mitjà, O., Paru, R., Selve, B., Betuela, I., Siba, P., De Lazzari, E., & Bassat, Q. (2013). Malaria epidemiology in Lihir Island, Papua New Guinea. Malaria Journal, 12, 98
Melrose W., Pisters P., Turner P., Kombati Z., Selve B.P., Hii J. & Speare R. (2000) Prevalence of filarial antigenaemia in Papua New Guinea: results of surveys by the School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia. Papua New Guinea Medical Journal, 43(3-4), 161-5..
Selve, B.P., Bwadua, S., Misa, M., James, K., Usurup, J.P., Turner, P., Melrose, W., Yad, W., Samuel, R. & Eddie, C.. (2000) Community empowerment in the control of lymphatic filariasis in Misima, Milne Bay Province using diethylcarbamazine in combination with albendazole. Papua New Guinea Medical Journal, 43(3-4), 183-7.
Wynd, S., Carron, J., Selve, B., Leggat, P.A, Melrose, W. & Durrheim, D.N. (2007). Qualitative analysis of the impact of a lymphatic filariasis elimination program using mass drug administration on Misima Island, Papua New Guinea. Filaria Journal 6,1.
Wynd, S., Durrheim, D.N., Carron, J., Selve, B., Chaine, J.P., Leggat, P.A. & Melrose, W. (2007). Socio-cultural insights and lymphatic filariasis control - lessons from the Pacific. Filaria Journal, 6,3.

Betty Koka Koka, B. E., Deane, F. P., Lyons, G. C., & Lambert, G. (2014). General health workers' description of mental health problems and treatment approaches used in Papua New Guinea. The International Journal of Social Psychiatry, 60(7), 711-719.
Koka, B. E. (2005). PNG Mental Health Systems – A paper presented at the Pacific Mental Health Network, conference in Tonga. 22-25th August 2005
Koka, B.E. (2005). Cannabis Induced Psychosis : Tip of The Iceberg – A paper presented at the Pacific Drug Network Conference, 23-25th September, Burnett Institute, Melbourne, Victoria
Koka, B. E., Deane, F. P., & Lambert, G. (2004). Health worker confidence in diagnosing and treating mental health problems in Papua New Guinea. South Pacific Journal of Psychology, 15(1), 29-42.
Koka, B., E. (2004). An exploratory study of mental health problems and types of treatment used in Papua New Guinea. Thesis, University of Wollongong, Australia.
Koka, B.E. (2004). HIV/AIDS – Mental and emotional impacts in Papua New Guinea, presented at the HIV/AIDS in Papua New Guinea: Priorities for Policy and Social Research Workshop, Australian National University, Canberra, September 2004.
Koka, B. E. (2004). HIV/AIDS – Mental and emotional impacts in Papua New Guinea, presented at the Australasian HIV Medicine Conference, Canberra, September 2004.
Koka, B. E., & Ambihaiphar, U. (2004). Mental health promotion and mental illness prevention training of general health workers in rural/remote Papua New Guinea. – A paper presented at The 36th Conference of Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH), 30 November to 3 December 2004, Brisbane, Australia.
Koka, B.E., Deane, F. P., & Lambert, G. (2003). Description of individuals treated for mental health problems and treatment approaches used as described by general health workers in Papua New Guinea. Presented at the Australian and New Zealand Mental Health Conference, Canberra, September 2003.
Pascal Michon Campino, S., Auburn, S., Kivinen, K., Zongo, I., Ouedraogo, J. B., Mangano, V., Michon, P., … et al. (2011). Population genetic analysis of Plasmodium falciparum parasites using a customized Illumina GoldenGate genotyping assay. PloS one, 6(6), e20251
Cole-Tobian, J. L., Michon, P., Dabod, E., Mueller, I., & King, C. L. (2007). Dynamics of asymptomatic & infections and Duffy binding protein polymorphisms in relation to parasitemia levels in Papua New Guinean children. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 77(5), 955-962.
D'Ombrain, M. C., Robinson, L. J., Stanisic, D. I., Taraika, J., Bernard, N., Michon, P., et al.  (2008). Association of early interferon-gamma production with immunity to clinical malaria: a longitudinal study among Papua New Guinean children. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 47(11), 1380-1387.
DaRe, J. T., Mehlotra, R. K., Michon, P., Mueller, I., Reeder, J., Sharma, Y. D., et al. (2007). Microsatellite polymorphism within pfcrt provides evidence of continuing evolution of chloroquine-resistant alleles in Papua New Guinea. Malaria Journal 6(1), 34.
Fowkes, F. J., Michon, P., Pilling, L., Ripley, R. M., Tavul, L., Imrie, H. J., et al. (2008). Host erythrocyte polymorphisms and exposure to Plasmodium falciparum in Papua New Guinea. Malaria Journal 7, 1.
Jallow, M., Teo, Y. Y., Small, K. S., Rockett, K. A., Deloukas, P., Clark, T. G., ... Michon, P., ... et al. (2009). Genome-wide and fine-resolution association analysis of malaria in West Africa.  Nature Genetics, 41(6), 657-665
King C.L., Michon P., Shakri A.R., Marcotty A., Stanisic D., Cole-Tobian J. L., et al. (2008) Naturally acquired blocking antibodies against the receptor-binding domain of duffy binding protein are associated with protection against Plasmodium vivax infection.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences U S A, 105(24): 8363-8.
Lin, E., Tavul, L., Michon, P., Richards, J. S., Dabod, E., Beeson, J. G., et al. (2010). Minimal association of common red blood cell polymorphisms with Plasmodium falciparum infection and uncomplicated malaria in Papua New Guinean school children. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 83 (4), 828-833
Manning, L., Laman, M., Law, I., Bona, C., Aipit, S., Teine, D., Michon, P., et al. (2011). Features and prognosis of severe malaria caused by Plasmodium falciparum, Plasmodium vivax and mixed Plasmodium species in Papua New Guinean children. PloS One, 6(12), e29203
Manning, L., Laman, M., Rosanas-Urgell, A., Michon, P., Aipit, S., Bona, C., et al. (2012) Severe anemia in Papua New Guinean children from a malaria-endemic area: a case-control etiologic study. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases. 6(12), e1972.
Manning, L., Cutts J.*, Stanisic, D.I.*, Laman, M., Carmagnac, A., Allen, S., … Michon, P., et al.  (2015) A Toll like receptor-1 variant and its characteristic cellular phenotype  is associated with severe malaria in Papua New Guinea children. Genes and Immunity doi: 10.1038/gene.2015.50.
Manske, M., Miotto, O., Campino, S., Auburn, S., Almagro-Garcia, J., Maslen, G., Michon, P., et al. (2012). Analysis of Plasmodium falciparum diversity in natural infections by deep sequencing. Nature, 487(7407), 375-379.
Michon, P., Cole-Tobian, J. L., Dabod, E., Schoepflin, S., Igu, J., Susapu, M., et al. (2007). The risk of malarial infections and disease in Papua New Guinean children. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 76(6), 997-1008.
Michon, P., Fraser, T., & Adams, J. H. (2000). Naturally acquired and vaccine-elicited antibodies block erythrocyte cytoadherence of the Plasmodium vivax Duffy binding protein. Infection Immunity, 68(6), 3164-3171.
Michon, P., Stevens, J. R., Kaneko, O., & Adams, J. H. (2002). Evolutionary relationships of conserved cysteine-rich motifs in adhesive molecules of malaria parasites. Molecular Biology and Evolution, 19(7), 1128-1142.
Preston, M.D., Assefa, S., Ocholla, H., Sutherland, C., Borrmann, S., Nzila, A., Michon P., et al. (2014)  PlasmoView: A web-based resource to visualise global malaria genomic variation. Journal of Infectious Diseases 209(11):1808-15.
Preston, M.D., Campino, S., Assefa, SA, Echeverry, DF, Ocholla, H, Amambua-Ngwa, A, … Michon, P, et al. (2014). A barcode of organellar genome polymorphisms identifies the geographic origin of Plasmodium falciparum strains. Nature Communications, 5, 4052.
Reiling, L., Richards, J. S., Fowkes, F. J., Wilson, D. W., Chokejindachai, W., Barry, A. E., Michon, P., et al. (2012). The Plasmodium falciparum erythrocyte invasion ligand Pfrh4 as a target of functional and protective human antibodies against malaria. PloS One, 7(9), e45253.
Rosanas-Urgell, A., Lin, E., Manning, L., Rarau, P., Laman, M., Senn, N., Michon, P., et al. (2012). Reduced risk of Plasmodium vivax malaria in Papua New Guinean children with Southeast Asian ovalocytosis in two cohorts and a case-control study. PloS Medicine, 9(9), e1001305.
Rosanas-Urgell, A., Senn, N., Rarau, P., Aponte, J. J., Reeder, J. C., Siba, P. M., Michon, P., et al. (2012). Lack of associations of alpha(+)-thalassemia with the risk of Plasmodium falciparum and Plasmodium vivax infection and disease in a cohort of children aged 3-21 months from Papua New Guinea. International Journal of Parasitology, 42(12), 1107-1113.
Sutherland, C. J., Tanomsing, N., Nolder, D., Oguike, M., Jennison, C., Pukrittayakamee, S., Michon, P., et al. (2010). Two nonrecombining sympatric forms of the human malaria parasite Plasmodium ovale occur globally. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 201(10), 1544-1550.
Tanomsing, N., Imwong, M., Pukrittayakamee, S., Chotivanich, K., Looareesuwan, S., Mayxay, M., Michon, P., et al. (2007). Genetic analysis of the dihydrofolate reductase-thymidylate synthase gene from geographically diverse isolates of Plasmodium malariae. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy, 51(10), 3523-3530.
Tavul, L., Mueller, I., Rare, L., Lin, E., Zimmerman, P. A., Reeder, J., & Michon, P. (2008). Glycophorin C delta(exon3) is not associated with protection against severe anaemia in Papua New Guinea. P N G Medical Journal, 51(3-4), 149-154.
The Malaria Genomic Epidemiology Network (2008). A global network for investigating the genomic epidemiology of malaria. Nature 456 (7223), 732-7.
The Malaria Genomic Epidemiology Network (2014). Reappraisal of known malaria resistance loci in a large multicenter study. Nature Genetics 46(11), 1197-204.
The Malaria Genomic Epidemiology Network. Analysis of the association between Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency and severe malaria across multiple locations in sub-Saharan Africa, Asia and Oceania. Nature Genetics (submitted)
The MalariaGEN Plasmodium falciparum Community Project. Genomic epidemiology of the current wave of artemisinin resistant malaria. eLIFE (submitted)
Wildig, J.*, Michon, P.*, Siba, P., Mellombo, M., Ura, A., Mueller, I., et al. (2006). Parvovirus B19 infection contributes to severe anemia in young children in Papua New Guinea. Journal of Infectious Diseases, 194(2), 146-153.
Clement Manineng MacLaren, D., Tommbe, R., Mafile'o, T., Manineng, C., Fregonese, F., Redman-MacLaren, M., et al. (2013).  Foreskin cutting beliefs and practices and  the acceptability of male circumcision for HIV prevention in Papua New Guinea. BMC Public health 13, 818
Manineng, C., MacLaren, D., Redman-MacLaren, M., Tommbe, R. & Mafile’o, T. (2014) A Papua New Guinea–Australia HIV research Partnership: Generating new knowledge, building capacity and forging new friendships. HIV Australia 12 (2)
Manineng, C. & MacLaren, D.  (2014). Medically assisted circumcision: A safer option for initiation rites. The Medical  Journal of Australia, 201(10), 610.
Vallely, A., MacLaren, D.J., Kaleva, W., Millan, J., Tommbe, R., Marape W, Manineng, C., et al. (2011). Male circumcision for HIV prevention in Papua New Guinea: A summary of research evidence and recommendations for public health following a national policy forum. PNG Medical Journal 54(3-4), 91-108
John Benjamin  Batty, K. T., Salman, S., Moore, B. R., Benjamin, J., Lee, S. T., Page-Sharp, M., et al. (2012). Artemisinin-naphthoquine combination therapy for uncomplicated pediatric malaria: a pharmacokinetic study. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy, 56(5), 2472-2484.
Benjamin, J., Moore, B., Lee, S. T., Senn, M., Griffin, S., Lautu, D., et al. (2012). Artemisinin-naphthoquine combination therapy for uncomplicated pediatric malaria: a tolerability, safety, and preliminary efficacy study. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy, 56(5), 2465-2471.
Benjamin, J., Moore, B. R., Salman, S., Page-Sharp, M., Tawat, S., Yadi, G., et al. (2015). Population pharmacokinetics, tolerability, and safety of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine and sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine-piperaquine in pregnant and nonpregnant Papua New Guinean women. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy, 59(7), 4260-4271.
Karl, S., Laman, M., Moore, B. R., Benjamin, J., Koleala, T., Ibam, C., et al. (2015). Gametocyte clearance kinetics determined by quantitative magnetic fractionation in melanesian children with uncomplicated malaria treated with artemisinin combination therapy. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy, 59(8), 4489-4496.
Koleala, T., Karl, S., Laman, M., Moore, B. R., Benjamin, J., Barnadas, C., et al. (2015). Temporal changes in Plasmodium falciparum anti-malarial drug sensitivity in vitro and resistance-associated genetic mutations in isolates from Papua New Guinea. Malaria Journal, 14, 37.
Laman, M., Benjamin, J. M., Moore, B. R., Salib, M., Tawat, S., Davis, W. A., et al. (2015). Artemether-lumefantrine versus artemisinin-naphthoquine in Papua New Guinean children with uncomplicated malaria: a six months post-treatment follow-up study. Malaria Journal, 14, 121.
Laman, M., Moore, B. R., Benjamin, J., Padapu, N., Tarongka, N., Siba, P., et al. (2014). Comparison of an assumed versus measured leucocyte count in parasite density calculations in Papua New Guinean children with uncomplicated malaria. Malaria Journal, 13, 145.
Laman, M., Moore, B. R., Benjamin, J., Yadi, G., Bona, C., Warrel, J., et al. (2014). Artemisinin-naphthoquine versus artemether-lumefantrine for uncomplicated malaria in Papua New Guinean children: an open-label randomized trial.  PLoS Medicine, 11(12), e1001773. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001773.
Moore, B. R., Benjamin, J., Salman, S., Griffin, S., Ginny, E., Page-Sharp, M., et al. (2014). Effect of coadministered fat on the tolerability, safety, and pharmacokinetic properties of dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine in Papua New Guinean children with uncomplicated malaria. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy, 58(10), 5784-5794.
Moore, B. R., Salman, S., Benjamin, J., Page-Sharp, M., Robinson, L. J., Waita, E., et al. (2014). Pharmacokinetic properties of single-dose primaquine in Papua New Guinean children: feasibility of abbreviated high-dose regimens for radical cure of vivax malaria. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy, 58(1), 432-439.
Moore, B. R., Salman, S., Benjamin, J., Page-Sharp, M., Yadi, G., Batty, K. T., et al.  (2015). Pharmacokinetics of piperaquine transfer into the breast milk of Melanesian mothers. Antimicrobial Agents Chemotherapy, 59(7), 4272-4278.

Health Management

Department of Health Management

Staff Research Outcomes
Kingston Namun
  • Namun, K. (2015). Health management students’ perception of learning with PowerPoint, Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, 22, 55-75
    Namun, K, (2015, August) How news frames influence leadership and governance issues in the health sector: Paper presented at the Waigani Seminar, August 2015, Port Moresby.
    Namun, K, (2015). The framing of health news in two Papua New Guinean newspapers, Contemporary  PNG Studies DWU Research Journal, Volume 23, 63-82
    Namun, K. (2012). Strategies to discourage smoking among young people in Papua New Guinea. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, 16, 64-78
Kichawen Chakumai
  • Chakumai, K. & Nichols, N. (2010). Malaria diagnosis and the New Treatment Protocol: A training manual for health workers in Papua New Guinea. Port Moresby: Burdwing Publication.
  • Jayasuria, R., Razee, H., Bretnall, L., Whittaker, M., Yap,L. & Chakumai,K. (2011). Voices from the field: Factors influencing rural health worker performances in Papua New Guinea. Paper presented at the conference at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.
Tabian Ambang Ambang, T. (2015). Implementation of the National Health Plan in the decentralized health system, Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, 22, 55-75.
Ambang, T. (2012). Progress and the challenges of implementing PNG Vision 2050: Reflections from Human Development Index ranking for 2011–2012 Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal 17, 83-93.
Ambang, T. (2011).The influences of climate change on organizational management and the responses of the selected organizations in Papua New Guinea. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, 15, 54-66.
Ambang, T. (2010). The implications of global management trend in the contemporary business environment on organisations in Papua New Guinea. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal 12, 81- 94.
Ambang, T. (2009). The challenges of contemporary management in Papua New Guinea. Managerial view on how organizations in PNG are responding to the management trend at the global level, Contemporary PNG Studies; DWU Research Journal, 10, 3-15.
Ambang, T. (2008). The implications of not involving Indigenous Leadership in the Local Level Government Structure in Papua New Guinea, Contemporary PNG Studies, DWU Research Journal, 8, 15-28.
Ambang, T. (2007). Re-defining the role of tribal leadership in the contemporary governance systems of Papua New Guinea, Contemporary PNG Studies, DWU Research Journal, Vol. 7, 87-99.
Ambang, T. (2006). The relations between indigenous and Western leadership systems at the local level in the contemporary governance systems of Papua New Guinea, A thesis submitted for the Master of Commerce (Management)., University of Otago, Central Library Special Reference Collection, New Zealand.
Samson Papapu Papapu, S. (2000). Extent of Health Education in Tuberculosis in the National Capital District. (Masters Dissertation, UPNG, 2000)
Anna Irumai Irumai, A. (2004). Qualitative Assessment and response report on HIV/AIDS situation among sex workers and their clients in Port Moresby, PNG, Port Moresby: National Department of Health.
Bruce, E., Irumai, A, (2011). Qualitative assessment and response report on HIV/AIDS situation among sex workers and their clients in Port Moresby, PNG. Paper presented at the PNG Medical Symposium in Kimbe, West New Britain Province.
Irene Semos Ascroft, J., Semos, I. & MacIntyre, A. (2013). Access for the poor and powerless: How changes to health funding have influenced church health service provision in low-and middle-income countries. Working Paper No. 31. Melbourne: Nossal Institute For Global Health
Wand, H., Lote, N., Semos, I. & Siba, P. (2012). Investigating the spatial variations of high prevalences of severe malnutrition among children in Papua New Guinea: results from geoadditive models. BMC Research Notes, 5, 228
Ascroft, J., Sweeney, R., Samei, M., Semos, I. & Morgan,C. (2011). Strengthening church and government partnerships for primary health care delivery in Papua New Guinea: Lessons from the international experience. Working Paper No. 16. Melbourne: Nossal Institute for Global Health
Semos, I. (2009). Nutritional status and their associations to key Household and Community Practices (HCPS) of the Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses (IMCI) in children under 5 in the Eastern Highlands and Madang Province. (Honours dissertation, University of Papua New Guinea)

Physiotherapy

Department of Physiotherapy

Staff Research Outcomes
Karthikeyan P. Ramalingam
  • Karthikeyan, P. & Ramalingam, K.P. (2012). Meningitis: Is it a major cause of disability amongst Papua New Guinea children?. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34 (18), 1585 -1588.
  • Karthikeyan, P. R., Karthikeyan,P., Lieshout,V.J.,  Akiro,C. & Girey, M. (2010). Effect of exercise intervention on work-related musculosekeletal discomforts among computer users. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, 13.
  • Ramalingam, K., Karthikeyan, P., & Aikiro, C. (2011). Educatiing to combat disability: A profile of physiotherapy training in Papua New Guinea. Physiotherapy, 97, 2011
Priya Karthikeyan
  • Kathikeyan, P. & Ramalingam, K. P (2012). Meningitis: Is it a major cause of disability amongst Papua New Guinea children?. Disability and Rehabilitation, 34 (18), 1585 -1588.
  • Kathikeyan, P.R.,  Karthikeyan,P., Lieshort,V.J., Akiro,C., Wohemani, R.& Girey,M. (2010). Effect of exercise intervention on work-related musculosekeletal discomforts among computer users. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, 13.
  • Ramalingam K. Karthikeyan P. & Akiro C. (2011). Educatiing to combat disability: A profile of physiotherapy training in Papua New Guinea. Physiotherapy, 97.
 
Mecia Girey
  • Karthikeyan P. R., Karthikeyan,P., Lieshout,V.J., Akiro,C.,  Wohemani, R. &  Girey, M. (2010). Effect of exercise intervention on work-related musculosekeletal discomforts among computer users. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, 13.
Rhonda Wohemani
  • Karthikeyan P. R., Karthikeyan,P.,  Lieshout,V.J., Akiro, C.,  Wohemani, R. & Girey, M. (2010). Effect of exercise intervention on work-related musculosekeletal discomforts among computer users. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, 13.

Eye Care

Department of Eye Care

Staff Research Outcomes
Pawan Baral Baral, P., Baral, N.,  Maharjan, I.M.,  Gautam, B.R. & Bhandari, M. (2014). Biometric parameters and intra ocular lens power used for cataract eyes in Karnali, Nepal. Nepalese Journal of  Ophthalmology 2014, 6(12),192-196

Medicine

Department of Medicine

Staff Research Outcomes
Jerzy Kuzma Wellsh, B., M., Kuzma J., M. (2015). Ultrasound-guided pediatric forearm fracture reductions in a resource-limited emergency department. American Journal of Emergency Medicine (accepted, in press)
Kuzma, J. (2015). Chronic osteomyelitis – treatment challenges in PNG. 51st Annual Medical Symposium, PNG
Terry, B., Kebio, L., Kuzma J. (2015) Knowledge, attitude and practice of mothers towards breastfeeding in rural Papua New Guinea: a mixed method study. PNG Medical Journal, (accepted, in press)
Kuzma, J. & Kolodziejczyk, I. (2014).  Assessment of patient satisfaction from health services: A survey at a teaching hospital in Papua New Guinea. BMC Health Service Research Journal (in press)
Kuzma, J. (2014). A comparison of skin vs. skeletal traction in the management of childhood humeral supracondylar fractures: Randomized clinical trial. The Internet Journal of Orthopedic Surgery, 22 (1)
Kuzma, J. (2013) Knowledge, attitude and practice related to infant feeding among women in rural Papua New Guinea: a descriptive, mixed method study. International Breastfeeding Journal 8(1), 16
Kuzma, J., Pasum,E., Solomon, J., Masono, A., Yvia, J. & Tenge, P. (2012). Assessment of patients satisfaction from rural health services. Contemporary PNG Studies: DWU Research Journal, 17, 60-7
Kuzma, J., Hosola, D., Lino, T., Lino, O. Waine, A. & Kevau, I. (2012). Diabetic foot ulcer in Port Moresby General Hospital 2003-2008: Review of principles of effective prevention and management of diabetic foot. PNG Med J, 55(1-4), 61-6
Kevau, I., Kuzma, J. (2013). Randomized Clinical Trial to compare single dose vs. 3 doses of   prophylactic antibiotic in open reduction and internal fixation of fractures of long bones. PNG Med J (in press)
Kuzma, J. & Kune, G. (2010). Impact of childhood surgical conditions on children health in Madang Province. Paper presented at 46 Annual Medical Symposium, Wewak, Papua New Guinea.
Kuzma, J. (2009). Surgery for primary health care workers in PNG. Madang, PNG: DWU Press.
Kuzma, J. (2009). Tertiary specialized care in Papua New Guinea: obstructed or improved by partial privatization. Paper presented at 45 Annual Medical Symposium, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Kuzma, J., Tom, L. & Hosola, D. (2009). Diabetic foot ulcer in Port Moresby General Hospital 2003-2008: Review of principles of effective prevention and management of diabetic foot. Paper presented at 45 Annual Medical Symposium, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.
Kuzma, J.& Jaworski, J. (2008). Primary repair of colonic injuries at the Kundiawa and Madang General Hospitals, Papua New Guinea. PNG Medical Journal, 51(1-2), 43-46.
Kuzma, J. (2008). Randomized clinical trial to compare the length of hospital stay and morbidity for early feeding with opoid-sparing analgesia versus traditional care after open appendectomy. Clinical Nutrition, 27, 694 -699.
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