Pacific Media Centre Pacific Media Watch Pacific Journalism Review Pacific Scoop
 
Publication

Toktok No 23 / Summer 2012

Risky, treacherous roads all part of PNG research challenges


http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/
Pacific Media Centre
ISBN/code: ISSN 1175-0472
Publication date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Publisher: Pacific Media Centre

Henry Yamo

Data collection for my recent research into use of mobile telephones in Papua New Guinea’s health sector communications involved driving thousands of kilometres to rugged outposts for interviewing health workers.

I talked to 43 people in Western Highlands and Jiwaka provinces using mobile phones to communicate with the provincial office or with colleagues—including specialist doctors—to seek information that would assist them handling health cases.

Data was collected in three weeks (June 30-July 22) among health workers in seven districts from the two provinces.

I endured risky and treacherous road conditions—which were quite challenging—to reach my interview subjects.

Read the full article - download the pdf file

New PMW editor lined up for media freedom job

Professor warns on media 'blind spots'

PMC is moving house - to the new WG building

Picture gallery

Pasifika students

PMC profile photograph

Pacific Media Centre

PMC newsdesk

The Pacific Media Centre - TE AMOKURA - at AUT University has a strategic focus on Māori, Pasifika and ethnic diversity media and community development.


Comments

Post new comment

The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
By submitting this form, you accept the Mollom privacy policy.
To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.