Editorial Board

UPCOMING EVENTS

Date/Time Event
12/07/2017 - 17/07/2017
All Day
12th PSRH Conference Vanuatu 2017
Vanuatu Port Vila, Vanuatu

LATEST NEWS

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Jun 17

Notice of the 12th Biennial General Meeting – Agenda

PACIFIC SOCIETY FOR REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH 12th BIENNIAL GENERAL MEETING NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the twelve Biennial General Meeting (BGM)...
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May 17

Mary Magabe Award, Research Awards, Distinguished Service Awards

  PSRH Mary Magabe Scholarship Application Form PSRH RESEARCH AWARDS PSRH DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD
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Jan 17

Pacific Journal of Reproductive Health, Dec 2016 Issue 4 Published

The Editorial Board of the Pacific Journal of Reproductive Health (PJRH) is happy to announce the publication of the 4th...
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Dec 16

PEMNeT lands in the Cook Islands

by Dr Yin May (Chief Medical and Clinical Officer) The PEMNet training for the doctors, nurses and midwives in the Cook...
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Dec 16

PEMNeT takes off in Niue

by Dr Sharron Bolitho (with editorial additions by Dr Alec Ekeroma) The smallest nation in the world may not have...
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Nov 16

PEMNeT takes off in Kiribati

  By Dr Ioanna Beiataua (supplements by Dr Sharron Bolitho) "We started the PEMNeT training as soon as we returned...
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Nov 16

PSRH President Speaks at Cairns Fund Raiser

Midwife Kathy Gapirongo, PSRH President, was a guest speaker at a Send Hope Not Flowers Charity function hosted by the...
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Nov 16

PSRH Mary Magabe Scholarship Awarded to Sr Kinisena Bolalevu

Three applications for the PSRH May Magabe Scholarship were received by deadline. The PSRH Board congratulates Charge Midwife Kinisena Bolalevu of...
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Oct 16

Leaders in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in PNG

At the recent O&G Symposium held in Alotau in early September, a number of young emerging leaders went on stage...
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Oct 16

RANZCOG Pacific CPD program

RANZCOG was represented at the recent Fiji Obstetrics & Gynaecology Society (FOGS) by Ms Carmel Walker, Senior Coordinator, Global Health...
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Profiles – Journal Editorial Committee

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Alec Ekeroma-MBBS DipObs FRANZCOG FRCOG MBA

Alec Ekeroma is immediate past president of the Pacific Society for Reproductive Health 2011-2015. He is a Senior Lecturer and Head of the Pacific Women’s Health Research Unit at the University of Auckland. He is a senior consultant in O&G at Middlemore Hospital in Auckland. He is completing a PhD into building research capacity in the Pacific Islands. Alec was the Chair of the NZ Committee of RANZCOG and has been on the Council of both RANZCOG and AOFOG. He was the President of the Pacific Medical Association and has been the founder and on governance boards of some Pacific primary health care organisations in Auckland NZ. He has also been on various national health committees of the Ministry of Health.

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Caroline Homer RM MN MMedSc(ClinEpi) PhD

Caroline Homer is Professor and the Director of the Centre for Midwifery, Child and Family Health, Director of Midwifery Studies and the Associate Dean for International and Development in the Faculty of Health at the University of Technology Sydney. She currently directs the Maternal and Child Health Initiative in Papua New Guinea, a 4 year project focusing on improving maternal and child health through strengthening midwifery and obstetric services. She was an author in the 2014 Lancet Series on Midwifery and the 2014 State of the World’s Midwifery Report. She is also the President of the Australian College of Midwives.

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Tim Kenealy PhD MBCHB DipObs FRNZCGP

Timothy Kenealy is Associate Professor of Integrated Care, based at the South Auckland Clinical School. He has worked as a GP in South Auckland for over 25 years. His academic interests were triggered by seeing a great many people with inadequately managed and controlled diabetes.  Research interest are: diabetes in primary care, chronic care management, data collection and audit in general practice, randomised controlled trials in primary care, mixed methods research and evaluation, access to care, integration of care within primary care, integration of care between patients and caregivers, primary and secondary sectors and health equity.

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Rufina Latu

Dr Rufina Latu is the Technical Officer at the World Health Organization in Papua New Guinea. RuBina Latu is a medical graduate from the Fiji School of Medicine and holds a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of New South Wales. For the past 20 years, she has worked in public health, with special focus on reproductive health and maternal and child health. Her vast knowledge and experience of health and development in the PaciBic was progressively built through working with national ministries of health in various PaciBic countries, Fiji School of Medicine, Secretariat of the PaciBic Community, and more recently with WHO. Dr Latu has contributed immensely to health and development in the PaciBic region. She is currently based at the WHO country ofBice in Vanuatu where she works to support health systems development and services improvement.

Glen-Mola

Glen Mola MBBS(Melb), DPH(Syd), MRACGP, FRANZCOG, FRCOG, OL, CSM

Professor Glen Mola has been head of Reproductive Health and Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the School of Medicine and Health Sciences UPNG since 1997. He is a founding member of Pacific Society of Reproductive Health (1991) and a past President (1999-2003). Prof Mola has done consultancies around the Pacific as well as in Asia and Africa for WHO, The World Bank, UNFPA, UNHCR and UNICEF. Prof Mola is active in teaching health workers in Solomon islands, Fiji and PNG.

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Peter Stone MFM MD FRANZCOG FRCOG

Peter Stone is Professor of Maternal Fetal Medicine in the University of Auckland. He is the RANZCOG representative on the National Screening Unit Antenatal and Newborn Screening Technical Advisory Group His clinical and research interests include maternal fetal medicine, obstetric ultrasound and prenatal screening and diagnosis. Other research is in, preeclampsia and fetal welfare including maternal sleep physiology and how it may affect stillbirth.

His other interests include the teaching of ultrasound. He has been on the RANZCOG Asia Pacific and Global Women’s Health Committee representative on the Pacific Society of Reproductive Health.

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Nicola Hawley PhD

Nicola Hawley is an Assistant Professor of Epidemiology at Yale University. Dr. Hawley’s research focuses broadly on: (1) understanding how maternal and child health are impacted by rising levels of obesity and diabetes in developing countries, (2) determining how delivery of healthcare impacts the identification and treatment of these diseases during the perinatal period, and (3) developing interventions to prevent the intergenerational transmission of chronic disease.

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Swaran Naidu FRANZCOG

Swaran Naidu is an A/Professor at the Fiji National University Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology. She has worked as a consultant obstetrician gynaecologist in Australia where she performed and published research on the menopause.

She currently works as a consultant at Lautoka Hospital Fiji and runs a women’s empowerment program at a health centre she founded, the Viseisei Health Centre.

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Journal Manager – Dr Theresa Mittermeier, MBChB, DipOG, DipPaeds.

Theresa graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Auckland with Distinction in 2012. She has postgraduate qualifications in paediatrics, obstetrics and gynaecology. She has volunteered in a variety of roles and we welcome her enthusiasm to take on this important task for PSRH and the Journal.

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