Rural hospitals around PNG are always looking for good staff, be it doctors, nurses, CHW’s or allied health.

In some cases hospitals are willing to consider sponsorship opportunities to successful medical applicants to the MMED (Rural) program.

See the links to some of our rural hospitals, or alternatively email us directly.


Job Vacancies:

Coming Soon


Job Wanted:

Dr. Joel Trazo is currently interested in working in PNG, possibly in a remote hospital. For further information and documentation he can be contacted on +6798365486, or emailed at

Below is a summary of his CV:

February 2013 – Present – Fiji National University School of Medicine – Lecturer/Clinical Instructor

May 2008 – present – Nadera Medical Centre – Locum nite shift

Sept 2010-June 2012 – WHO Technical Officer Tb Program – Fiji

Aug 2009- Dec 2009 – Medical Officer – Vatuokola Gold Mines – Fiji

July 2001 – July 2009 – Medical Officer – Fiji MOH – various locations including Colonial War Memorial Hospital Outpatient Dept.

Dec 1986 – June 2001 – Philippines DOH – various locations including Conner & Atok District Hospitals and Private Practice.

DR Joel Trazo Resume


Other Opportunities:

YWAM Medical Ships – Australia

YWAM Medical Ships – Australia (YWAM MSA) is committed to engaging with remote rural communities in Papua New Guinea through use of Medical and Training Ships.

YWAM MSA works in partnership with the PNG National Department of Health and supports implementation of the National Health Plan 2011 – 2020, particularly in isolated maritime districts. The Ship currently serves in the Southern Region of the country.

Staff working with YWAM MSA are volunteers donating their professional skills and are drawn from PNG and around the world. Programming includes mobile primary health care clinics (with a strong focus on maternal and child health), dentistry, optometry, ophthalmic surgery, water and sanitation, health promotion and community empowerment.

Short-term opportunities are available to serve on an outreach voyage lasting around 2 weeks. There are also options to spend longer onboard.

Are you a health professional from PNG or elsewhere willing to volunteer with YWAM MSA? Or a general volunteer able to assist in a support role?

Outreach dates for 2014 are listed below:

Outreach 1: 3 April to 20 April – Western Province
Outreach 2: 24 April to 11 May – Western Province
Outreach 3: 15 May to 1 June – Western Province

Outreach 4: 12 June to 29 June – Gulf Province

Outreach 5: 3 July to 20 July – Gulf Province

Outreach 6: 24 July to 10 August – Gulf Province

Outreach 7: 16 August to 24 August – Port Moresby

Outreach 8: 28 August to 13 September – Oro Province

Outreach 9: 19 September to 5 October – Milne Bay Province


For more information about YWAM MSA or to volunteer, please visit our website:, or contact us: Email:, Phone: +61 7 4771 2123

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