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|Trip # 6.||2020||General, UGI, Colorectal, Head and Neck, Laparoscopic surgery.|
|Details||Prof Christophe Berney||UGI, Thyroid and General Surgeon||1st – 11th August 2020||Bankstown-Lidcomb Hospital and University of NSW.||Sopas Hospital||application emailed to florie 21st Jan 2020.|
|Details||Dr Brendan Irvine||Anaesthetist||1st – 11th August 2020||Bankstown-Lidcomb Hospital||Sopas Hospital||application emailed to florie 21st jan 2020|
|Details||Dr Fiona Reid||Colorectal surgeon.||1st-11th August 2020||Melbourne||Sopas Hospital||Application sent 17/2/20|
|Details||Julie Moretti||Scrub Nurse||1st – 11th August 2020||Royal Adelaide||Sopas Hospital||Yes|
|Details||Jon Parry||Surgical Intern||1st – 11th August 2020||POW||Sopas Hospital||unable to get leave.|
|Details||Veral Vishnoi||Surgical Registrar by||1st – 11th August 2020||John Hunter Hospital||Sopas Hospital||still awaiting volunteer’s application form|
|Details||Dr Tom O’Donell||Surgical RMO||1st – 11th August 2020||unable to get Leave|
|This one week trip will involve UGI, Colorectal, head and neck and laparoscopic surgery. It will also coincide with the Enga Cultural Festival Friday 7th August until Sunday 9th August 2020. The team depart Sydney Saturday 1st August 6:35am (Qantas) with 1h50m stopover in Brisbane, and 2h20m stopover in Port Moresby. Connect with Air Niugini to Mount Hagen arriving 4:25pm. Dr Elvis Japhlet will organise 4WD pick up from Mt Hagan (2 hour trip by partially sealed road) to Sopas Hospital. The plan is operating all day Monday to Thursday, with relaxation Fri, Sat & Sunday. Return trip will depart Wapenamanda 11:05 Monday 10th August, spend overnight in Port Moresby (Airway’s Hotel), and depart Port Moresby 11th August 1:25pm, arriving Sydney 7:45pm. Prof Berney will stay on longer to visit New Britain.
Expect whole trip to cost at least $1,614
return flights range from $1340.37 – $1,540 (depending when purchased).
Airport pick up and drop off and accommodation and all food at Sopas is provided free of charge.
Overnight accommodation at Airway’s Hotel in Port Moresby is $273 through tripadvisor