Gabriel Kuman

      Mr. Gabriel Kuman


         Department of Social and Religious Studies

         Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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Tel: (675) 4222937  Ext: 881
(675) 422 1870


Location: DSRS Building/ RS Rm

Research interest:

His research interests include social, cultural, political and economic determinants of health, HIV/AIDS, qualitative research methods and the influence of spirituality on health and healthcare of patients in PNG healthcare system.

Research Profile:

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Gabriel has a Master of International Public Health degree from the University of New South Wales in Australia, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education from the Divine Word University in PNG and a Bachelor of Theology degree from the Catholic Theological Institute in PNG. Gabriel is from Simbu province but considers himself as a Papua New Guinean. He is married with two children.

Gabriel worked with the Melanesian Institute in Goroka as a researcher for four years before pursuing further studies in Australia. He also worked at the HIV Social and Behavioural Research Section of the Sexual and Reproductive Health Unit of the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR) in Goroka as a project coordinator. Then he worked with Transparency International, PNG Inc., as a research and campaign manager. Gabriel also worked with the PNG Department of Immigration and Citizenship Authority and the Australian Government of Border Force as a Refugee Case Management Consultant on Manus Island for more than 2 years. Recently, Gabriel worked with the Family Health International (FHI360) as Project Director for the Komuniti Lukautim Ol Meri Project in Port Moresyby before joining the academic staff at DWU.

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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