Eastern Highlands Provincial Hospital, Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
Antonia Kumbia, BSc, MBBS, DGO, MMED in Ob/Gyn
Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Eastern Highlands Provincial Hospital, Goroka, Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea
I am Dr Antonia Kumbia; I was born on the 1st of October in 1965. I graduated with the following qualifications from the University of Papua New Guinea: Bachelor of Science Degree in 1991, Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) in 1997, Postgraduate Diploma in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 2001 and Master of Medicine in Obstetrics & Gynaecology in 2009. I am currently the Obstetrician & Gynaecologist at the Eastern Highlands Provincial Hospital (since January 2009), and between July 2011 and February 2013 I was the Deputy Chief Obstetrician & Gynaecologist for the Highlands Region of Papua New Guinea.
I have been actively involved in the training of healthcare workers and other relevant people in GBV, SPRINT, and Essential and Emergency Obstetric Care, and the training of midwives at the University of Goroka in Eastern Highlands Province, collaborating with UNFPA and WHO. I have been officially appointed by the Secretary of the Ministry of Health to be a member of the Papua New Guinea National Cancer Control Policy Advisory/Working Committee.
I am a member of the Papua New Guinea Society of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists, the Pacific Society of Sexual and Reproductive Health, an Associate Member of the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Obstetricians & Gynaecologists and the Medical Society of Papua New Guinea.
- Vallely LM, Homiehombo P, Kelly-Hanku A, Kumbia A, Mola GDL, Whittaker A. Hospital admission following induced abortion in Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea--a descriptive study. PLoS ONE. 2014;9(10):e110791. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0110791