Papua New Guineans graduate with medical degrees , thanks to Australian Scholarship Awards

  A proud Papua New Guinean,  Seidi Kizana was among 278 others who  graduated with a bachelors degree in Midwifery at the 66th Graduation of the University of Papua New Guinea in Port Moresby. Miss Kizana got the scholarships through the in-country scholarships provided by the Australian Government to study midwifery at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) . The Australian High Commission to PNG stated via social media that today we celebrate the School of Medicine and Health Science (SMHS) graduation at The University Of Papua New Guinea (UPNG).

Dr John Bolnga
Dr John Bolnga MD awarded for his obstetrics thesis . Photo credit : Australian High Commission PNG/FB

The UPNG graduated  278 School of Medical and Health Science graduates will contribute to the frontline health workforce and make a vital contribution to the delivery of medical and pharmacy specialties.

 Among them is Seidi Kizana, a proud Australia Awards recipient who has graduated with a Bachelor of Midwifery.

The Australia Awards #PNGAusPartnership Prize was instituted in 2019 to recognize academic excellence in 12 partner institutions in PNG.

Maxine Suwary who graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy. Photo credit : Australian High Commission PNG/FB

At UPNG, the prize was awarded to Maxine Suwary who graduated with a Bachelor of Pharmacy for her outstanding academic achievement, and to Dr John Bolnga MD, for his obstetrics thesis.

Since 2012, Australia Awards PNG has offered 163 Bachelor of Midwifery Scholarships at UPNG to women and men from across PNG, and more than 600 midwifery scholarships across the five midwifery training institutions in the country.

Source : Australian High Commission PNG / Study Awards 

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