Frank Yagahe

          Mr. Frank Yagahe

          Head of Department, Lecturer

          Department of Health Extensions

          Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Tel: (675) 4222937  Ext: 734
(675) 422 1870


Location: FMHS Building/ Rm 12

Research interest:

  • Rural Health Policies
  • Evaluating the Effectiveness of OIC training in Simbu Province
  • Incidence of Ca Cervix in Madang Province

Research Profile:

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Frank Yagahe is an experienced Health Extension Officer who has served in the field for more than 18 years. Most of his time has been spent as a clinician and a medical educator. As a HEO in the field, he has served with distinction and has set precedents and reputations whereby HEOs in the country can appreciate and enjoy today, as competent and skilled workers. His work experiences go as far as working in the Rural Health Facilities, working as a clinician in Angau Memorial Hospital, teaching as a Tutor in the Highlands Regional School of Nursing in Goroka, and Clinical Coordinator at former College of Allied Health Sciences in Kainantu. He was requested to teach at Divine Word University in 2007 and has been teaching ever since. He has effectively coordinated the rural clinical placements and taught in the medical unit and coordinated all clinical activities. He has written units taught in the Rural Health Department such as Health Promotion, Medicine, Community Health, Family Health, Rural Clinical Practice. As the Head of the Department now, he is working hard to improve and maintain the HEO training and standard and promote discipline and quality in the department. The new PSD will see standards improved in the academic arena.

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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