-- The Medical Society of Papua New Guinea (MSPNG) would like to convey our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the children, grandchildren, extended family and friends within Papua New Guinea and abroad and the PNG Medical Society Members on the untimely passing of the late father, friend and colleague Dr. Goa Tau on the 12th of May, 2023 at Port Moresby General Hospital.
Message from the President
As the mediated President of the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea, I would like to welcome you to the official website for the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea (MSPNG). The website serves many purposes and most importantly to keep our life members and members informed and media update...
56th Annual Medical Symposium Guest Speakers
Dr. Chen Gang is the Team Leader of the 12th China Medical Team to Papua New Guinea. Dr. Chen is invited to participate in the panel discussion on Covid 19 and preparedness of the next pandemic. Dr. Chen is a Gastrointestinal Surgeon, skilled in Minimally Invasive Surgery and Comprehensive Treatment of Gastrointestinal Malignancies
Dr. Chen Gang
Member of the Discussion Panel
Dr. Liu Zhenqiu is the Deputy Team Leader of the 11th & 12th China Medical Team to Papua New Guinea. He is a Consultant Neonatologist, Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University. Dr. Liu Zhenqiu is the Deputy Head of the Perinatal and Neonatology Group of the Pediatrician Alliance of the Chongqing Maternal and Child Health Society. He is a guest speaker at the 56th Annual Medical Symposium.
Dr. Liu Zhenqiu
Dr. Xian Peng is a Consultant Urologist from the 12th China Medical Team to Papua New Guinea. Dr. Xian Peng is an Associate Professor and Postgraduate Supervisor of Chongqing University, China. He has performed more than 1500 laparoscopic/robotic surgeries. He has won the Annual Best Surgical Video Winner Award of China Anti-Cancer Association. He is a member of the Chinese Anti-Cancer Association and Tumor Artificial Intelligence Special Committee and Vice-chairman of the Youth Committee of the Urology Management of Chongqing Hospital Association.
Dr. Xian Peng
Professor Trevor Duke is a pediatrician and Professor at the University of Melbourne, Clinical Director of the General Intensive Care Unit at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, and Adjunct Professor of Child Health at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea.
Prof. Trevor Duke
Professor William Pomat is a biomedical researcher with training in immunology, to bacterial causes of pneumonia in children. Professor Pomat is the current Director of the PNG Institute of Medical Research, the country’s leading academic research institute and an internationally recognized centre of excellence. His primary research interests are in understanding protective immunity to infectious diseases among children.
Prof. William Pomat
Signing of National Cancer Registry MOU with Metro South Health and Cancer Alliance Queensland Australia5th September 2023
2023 Symposium Theme: Holistic Approach to Cancer
It was a privilege to be able to address delegates at the 2019 MSPNG Annual Medical Symposium in Port Moresby. We all have much to learn from each other, and with each other, and I hope that my presentation on the role of the Australian and New Zealand Medical Colleges working with our colleagues in PNG contributed to that process. As always, the hospitality was warm, humbling, and fondly remembered.
Dr. Rodney Mitchell
I was impressed with the people who attended and the presentations I heard during the PNG 2019 Medical Symposium. Papua New Guinea has some hard working health professionals and innovative researchers who will play a major role in improving community health. I was honoured to present work I had done with my colleagues in Papua New Guinea on oral health policies for PNG.
Prof. Leonard Crocombe
Rural Oral Health
It was my great honor to accept an invitation to give the opening Keynote Address at the 55th Annual Symposium of the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea. The conference was well organized and exceptionally well-led. The magnificent conference venue at the Hilton Hotel in Port Moresby accommodated plenary and concurrent sessions very well and afforded a relaxed and open setting for participants.
Prof. Richard Murray
Deputy Vice Chancellor
James Cook University
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