Ms. Lorraine Hagai Patal
Department of Health Extension
Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences
Lorraine Hagai Patal, a Health Extension Officer graduated from the former College of Allied Health Sciences in 1992 with a Diploma in Applied Sciences. She served as a clinical Health Extension Officer in the private health sector committing her time to people of very remote rural areas of Krumbukari Madang, reaching them by foot patrols and medevacs by helicopter. Commenced employment with the training division under Department of Health as a Tutor specialized in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the former College of Allied Health Sciences, then transferred to Divine Word University in 2004.Was part of the team that worked together to revised the curriculum for the HEO program to meet the university requirements and standards. Works closely with the Hospital and the Provincial Health Office NGOs and Divine Word University to meet the health needs of Madang province and PNG as a nation; working in areas of sexual and reproductive health serving mothers and newborns.