Skills Training to Keep Mothers and Babies Safe in Pregnancy and Childbirth Thirty-five doctors and midwives from eleven Pacific Island...Read More
The PSRH Board has approved the launch of the PSRH Mary Magabe Scholarship. The award is in recognition of the...Read More
Please donate generously to the PSRH Scholarship Fund. We aim to sponsor the education or training of a clinician from the Pacific Islands either in the Islands or in Australia or NZ.
Every scholarship is worth $5,000 and is awarded annually.
Since the PSRH is a Charitable Trust, your donation is acknowledge for tax purposes.
The Pacific Society for Reproductive Health is:
- a society open to all those involved in reproductive or neonatal health care in the Pacific.
- a society formed to foster education and assistance between members in Pacific island countries through the provision of educational workshops biennially and through development of distacne eduation modiatlities for continuing access to educational updates.
- a network of professionals in reproductive and neonatal health providing useful links for continuing education opportunities offered in the Pacific and neighbouring countries.
- a society which seeks to address the problems of Pacific geography and provide support for isolated heath care workers.
- a society which seeks to provide direction and support to members in disucssions of improvements to obstetric and gynaecological services in Pacific island countries.
Who¬†should join PSRH?
Membership of the Pacific Society for Reproductive Health (PSRH) is open to all, however may be of particular interest to:
- Medical practitioners with a special interest in reproductive or neonatal health care.
- Family planning workers
Vision and Mission Statement
The Pacific Society for Reproductive Health (PSRH) is a non governmental organization which encourages the professional development of reproductive and neonatal health care workers, across the diverse geography, economy and population of Pacific Island countries.
Aims and Areas of Focus
The aims of the Pacific Society for Reproductive Health are: To promote and where possible provide continuing education in the field of reproductive and neonatal health care in the Pacific both through biennial educational workshops and through various distance education modalities available to nursing and medical personnel.
The Pacific Society for Reproductive Health (PSRH), was formed by a regional group of reproductive health professionals who met at an educational meeting in 1993 funded by the Australian overseas aid agency AusAID, and organized by the Fiji School of Medicine (FSM) and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynecological (RANZCOG).
The governing body of PSRH is elected at the Society‚Äôs Biennial General Meeting held every two years.
The BGM in Suva during the 2015 conference elected a new Board comprised of:
The ward was practically full with 15 women in different stages of labour and each with its own labour profile; no two women were in the same state of affairs. Some were close to delivery while others in the early phase; some progressing well with normal labour while others were not progressing as expected or [‚Ä¶]
Dr Rufina Latu Recently in July this year, I was reassigned to the WHO Country Office in Papua New Guinea to support MCH work. Two weeks after arrival, Professor Glen Mola, Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Medical School of UPNG invited me to join his round of the labour ward at the maternity [‚Ä¶]
Ultrasound Scan Workshop
RANZCOG/PSRH Basic and Advanced O&G Ultrasound training. Learning Outcomes for Basic and Advanced O&G Ultrasound training¬†include: 1.¬†¬†¬†¬† Increased knowledge and skills in how to use the machine, orientation, optimising image and getting the measurements right 2.¬†¬†¬†¬† Increased knowledge of Basic Fetal Anatomy 3.
Training Remote Communities
Julian¬†Mandof¬†is a nurse from¬†April River Sub-Health Centre which is located in the very remote part of the¬†Ambuti District in the East Sepik Province, Papua New Guinea. The health centre looks after¬†3162 people. This year, she is studying to be a midwife at the University of Goroka. ‚ÄúThere is no road to the health ce
PEMNET TRAIN THE TRAINERS WAS A SUCCESS
The Pacific Emergency Maternal and Neonatal Training (PEMNeT) workshop held in Auckland 31July-2Aug was a huge success. Thirty five participants from eleven countries in the Pacific took part in the training programme. The train-the-trainers workshop is part of the the implementation strategy to embed the PEMNeT training program
Catalyst 4 Change ‚Äď Achieving Sustainable Development Goals for Women, Children and their Families Conference
The Catalyst4Change Conference exceeded all expectations ‚Äď it was a celebration of Pacific culture, ingenuity and relationships. The keynote speakers rose to the task set by the TAHA team. ¬†The¬† Setting the scene, Hon Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga and Hon Tuilaepa Aiono Sailele Malielegaoi, spoke on the achievements and visions o
Workforce and Research benefits from Send Hope Not Flowers donation
The Pacific Society for Reproductive Health Charitable Trust received Au$30,000 from Send Hope Not Flowers (HNF) charity of Australia. The co-founder of SHNF, Emma McDonald, in handing over the funds congratulated PSRH in initiating projects and delivering programmes that benefit women and children in the Pacific Islands. ‚Äú