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|trip #5||2021||General Colorectal & Laparoscopic Surgery|
|Itinerary||Name||Specialty||Dates||Origin||Volunteer Agreed||Destination||Registration sent||Registration approved||Hospital approved|
|Details||Prof Christophe Berney||UGI, Thyroid and General Surgeon||31st July – 10th August 2021||Bankstown-Lidcomb Hospital and University of NSW.||Yes||Sopas Hospital||application emailed to florie 21st Jan 2020.||not yet||Yes|
|Details||Dr Brendan Irvine||Anaesthetist||31st July – 10th August 2021||Bankstown-Lidcomb Hospital||Yes||Sopas Hospital||application emailed to florie 21st jan 2020||not yet||Yes|
|Details||Dr Fiona Reid||Colorectal surgeon.||31st July -10th August 2021||Melbourne||Not Yet||Sopas Hospital||Application sent 17/2/20||not yet||Yes|
|Details||Julie Moretti||Scrub Nurse||31st July – 10th August 2021||Royal Adelaide||Yes||Sopas Hospital||Not Yet||not yet||Yes|
|Details||Jon Parry||Surgical Intern||31st July – 10th August 2021||POW||Not Yet||Sopas Hospital||not yet||not yet||Yes|
|Details||Veral Vishnoi||Surgical Registrar by||31st July – 10th August 2021||John Hunter Hospital||Not Yet||Sopas Hospital||not yet||not yet||Yes|
|Details||Dr Tom O’Donell||Surgical RMO||31st July – 10th August 2021||Not Yet||Sopas Hospital||not yet||not yet||Yes|
|This one week trip will involve UGI, Colorectal, head and neck and laparoscopic surgery. It will also coincide with the Enga Cultural Festival Friday 6th August 2021 until Sunday 8th August 2021. The team depart Sydney Saturday 31st July 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 1st August to Thursday 5th August 2021, with relaxation Fri, Sat & Sunday. 6th – 8th August. Return trip will depart Wapenamanda 11:05 Monday 9th August, spend overnight in Port Moresby (Airway’s Hotel), and depart Port Moresby Tuesday 10th 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