Lorraine Hagai Patal

          Ms. Lorraine Hagai Patal

          Clinical Tutor

          Department of Health Extension

          Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences

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Tel: (675) 4222937  Ext: 733
(675) 422 1870


Location: FMHS Building/ Rm 18

Research interest:

  • Teenage pregnancy
  • Antenatal mothers
  • Reproductive health
  • Sexual health issues

Research Profile:

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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.

Research Projects:


Madang Campus

PO Box 483,
Madang 511
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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