Professor Francis .W. Hombhanje

          Designation : Professor of Health Research and Vice President DWU- Rabaul Campus

          Department : FMHS & FEdu

          Faculty : Faculty of Medicine and Helath Science

عنوان البريد الإلكتروني هذا محمي من روبوتات السبام. يجب عليك تفعيل الجافاسكربت لرؤيته.

Tel: (675) 982 5322 Ext:


Location: OLSH Campus, Kabaleo

Research interest:

Malaria and malaria epidemiology
Pharmacokinetics of antimalarial drugs
Antimalarial Drug resistance
Artemisinins & their combinations

Research Profile:

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Joined Faculty of Medicine UPNG in 1984 as a Teaching Fellow in Pharmacology. Completed Masters of Science degree in Clinical Pharmacology, University of Aberdeen, UK in 1986. Completed 2-years research program in Molecular biology and molecular/biochemical pharmacology at the Toyama Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan, 1988-1989. Completed 2-years of research program in halofantrine antimalarial drug at the University of Liverpool and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK, 2001-2003. Completed my doctoral degree by research in 2002 and awarded Doctor of Medicine (MD) by UPNG in 2003. Presently, Vice President of Divine Word University Rabaul Campus.

Research Projects:


Madang Campus

Divine Word University,

Allotment Portion 7,

Section Milinch Kranket,

Nabasa Road,

P.O Box 483,
Madang 511, Madang,
Papua New Guinea

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 424 1800
       (+675) 422 2937
       (+675) 7111 0002

Port Moresby Campus

DWU POM Campus
PO Box 582
Konedobu, NCD 131

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 325 5668
       (+675) 7091 5741


Wewak Campus

St. Benedict’s campus,
PO Box 542
Kaindi, Wewak, ESP 531

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 456 2327
       (+675) 456 3243

Fax: (+675) 456 2331


Rabaul Campus

c/- OLSH Kabaleo
P.O. Box 138
Kokopo, ENB 613

[email protected]

Tel: (+675) 982 8213
Fax: (+675) 982 8339


Tabubil Campus

c/- DWU POM Campus
PO Box 582
Konedobu, NCD 131


Tel: (+675) 325 5668
       (+675) 7091 5741

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