This page contains links to the Proceedings and the Presentations of the First Atoifi Health Research Symposium. This was held at Atoifi on 12 March 2015, while Atoifi was experiencing the effects of the far distant, but massive Cyclone Pam. This symposium was the culmination of a 12 month research capacity building grant provided by Tropical Diseases Research, World Health Organization. Atoifi was the only group in the PICTs to receive such funding in the 2013 round.
Symposium Presentations - as Powerpoint Slide Shows
- Humpress Harrington. Capacity building for health research: Overview of WHO TDR Project activities.
- Helen Polosovai. Spectacular decline of malaria on Malaita: A review of laboratory-based data.
- Rowena Asugeni. Community and health service responses to culturally safe tuberculosis ward at Atoifi Adventist Hospital, Solomon Islands.
- Esau Kekeubata. Community-based research for improved TB services.
- Humpress Harrington.Elimination of Soil Transmitted Helminths: One village at a time.
- Esau Kekeubata. Traditional knowledge, customary stewardship and strengthening practical approaches to conservation management projects in Kwaio, Solomon Islands: A partnership with Kwainaa’isi Cultural Centre.
- Christopher Jimuru. Infection control at Atoifi Adventist Hospital: Responding to the measles epidemic.
- Chillion Fa’anuabae. Investigating an outbreak of bloody diarrhoea - Sinalagu, Kwaio Region.
- James Asugeni. Mental health effects of rising sea-level in East Malaita, Solomon Islands.
- Humpress Harrington. Where to Next?
Posters presented at Symposium
- Lavinia Dilenty. Patients and health workers responses to Bedside Handover reporting as part of change management at Atoifi Hospital.
- Eileen Otuana. Is lymphatic filariasis still in Shortland Islands?
File that lists and links the presentations
Participants at the First Atoifi Research Symposium held on Thursday 12 March at Atoifi.
Created by Rick Speare
28 March 2015