Kim Hare presents, ‘From the highlands to the coast: Medical research in Papua New Guinea’ on Monday 20 November from 1pm to 2pm.
The PNG Institute of Medical Research, Goroka, and Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, Perth, will conduct neonatal pneumococcal conjugate vaccine trial in Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province.
Kim’s presentation reports on a three-week visit to PNGIMR, Goroka at the invitation of the Telethon Institute to work alongside their lab staff. This was followed by a one-week stay in Madang (north coast) to attend PNG's 42nd Annual Medical Society Symposium, where data from pneumococcal carriage studies conducted at Menzies, showing vaccine impact, were presented.
In her presentation, Kim will provide an overview of PNG's main health concerns.
Kim is with the Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division at the Menzies School of Health Research.
This seminar takes place in the Menzies Seminar Room, John Mathews Building, Royal Darwin Hospital Campus.
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