The road to paradise: Developing Emergency Medicine in the highlands of Papua New Guinea

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Your ED | The Australasian College for Emergency Medicine  Autumn 2019

It may be the ‘land of the unexpected’, but a lot of positive change can occur in a short amount of time in Papua New Guinea. In only three years, the Mount Hagen Public Hospital (MHPH) has gone from an ED lacking in systems, leadership and direction, to a department with all of the foundations for a promising future.

Read the whole article: The road to paradise: Developing Emergency Medicine in the highlands of Papua New Guinea in the “Your ED” magazine.

By Dr Rob Mitchell – Emergency physician at the Alfred Emergency and Trauma Centre in Melbourne and Project Lead for the Mount Hagen Emergency Department Triage Development Initiative. Learn more about the project.