Partnering for Research Impact

A PNGIMR virtual symposium in collaboration with the Buttressing Coalition

Held on 12 August 2021

Featuring senior scientists, early career researchers and valued partners passionate about the public health and medical breakthroughs occurring in Papua New Guinea

Sessions on research programs

  • Eliminating lymphatic filariasis
  • Innovations in point-of-care testing and treatment in PNG: It’s not just what we do, it’s how we do it
  • Accelerating the control of malaria through research partnerships
  • Innovations in the prevention of serious infections in infants

Spotlights on emerging Papua New Guinean researchers

Brief talks by John Paul Matlam, Dr Nalisa Neuendorf, Dr Gwendolyn Vengiau, Rebecca Emori, Dr John Bolnga and Dr Celestine Aho

Panel of Partners

A live panel discussion on the impact and future of PNGIMR with Emeritus Professor and former PNGIMR Director Michael Alpers; Acting WHO Representative, PNG, Ms Anna Maalsen; Dr Manuel Hetzel of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Unit; and Professor Leanne Robinson of Burnet and Walter and Eliza Hall Institutes.