close
CMF on Facebook CMF on Twitter CMF on YouTube RSS Get in Touch with CMF
menu resources

Elective Reviews: Papua New Guinea

St Margaret's Health Centre, 2004 - Hannah Ellis, nursing elective

As a nursing student studying in Birmingham, I was used to working with people from different cultural backgrounds, but nothing could have prepared me for Papua New Guinea. Arriving at the health centre, there was little to distinguish the building as a hospital and I noticed the great need for...

Read Full Article...

St Barnabas Health Centre, Dogura, 2001 - Suzie Havard, medical elective

For my medical elective, I spent five weeks at the St. Barnabas Health Centre in Dogura, working under the supervision of the two expatriate doctors recruited by VSO. St. Barnabas is the chief health centre of the Rabaraba district, serving a population of 20,000, with in-patient wards for obstetrics, general...

Read Full Article...

Rumginae Hospital, 2013

Motivation The elective is a wonderful opportunity for medical students to experience an aspect of medicine that they wouldn't necessarily see as part of the course; with the goal of widening their perceptions and improving their clinical practice. This means lots of different things for different medical students but for...

Read Full Article...

Kudjip Nazarene Hospital, 2013 - Mark Tan

Kudjip Nazarene Hospital is part of the Nazarene Healthcare Mission and has very strong links with the Samaritan's Purse. It is located in Wagi valley (still 1500m above sea level) and is surrounded by mountains on all sides, which makes for fantastic views. It rains at least once a day...

Read Full Article...

Rumginae Rural Hospital, 2005 - Ruth Barbour, medical elective

Ruth Barbour – Papua New Guinea 2005For my elective I spent six weeks at Rumginae Rural Hospital in the Western Province of Papua New Guinea with my classmate, Rachel Palmer. Papua New Guinea frequently referred to as "The Last Unknown", lies south of the equator, north of Australia and borders...

Read Full 'Article'...

Rumginae Rural Hospital, 2015 - Rebekah Hilder, medical elective

Introduction My clinical elective was based at Rumginae Rural Hospital, Western Province, Papua New Guinea (PNG). This is a remote 60 bedded hospital, located in the heart of the Aekyom tribal area, close to the Waimaeri River. The hospital has four wards (Special Care Unit, General, TB and Maternity...

Read Full Article...
Christian Medical Fellowship:
uniting & equipping Christian doctors & nurses
Facebook
Twitter
YouTube
Instgram
Contact Phone020 7234 9660
Contact Address6 Marshalsea Road, London SE1 1HL
© 2019 Christian Medical Fellowship. A company limited by guarantee.
Registered in England no. 6949436. Registered Charity no. 1131658.
Design: S2 Design & Advertising Ltd   
Technical: ctrlcube