Mr William Pomat

Mr William Pomat

Adjunct Professor
Medicine & Health
The Kirby Institute

Professor William Pomat is a biomedical researcher with training in immunology, to bacterial causes of pneumonia in children. Professor Pomat is the current Director of the PNG Institute of Medical Research, the country’s leading academic research institute and an internationally recognized centre of excellence. His major research interests are in understanding protective immunity to infectious diseases among children. He completed Masters training at UNSW Sydney, and completed a PhD in vaccine and mucosal immunology at the University of Western Australia. He is an Honorary Research Fellow at Telethon Kids Institute and was awarded honorary adjunct Professor at Kirby Institute, UNSW Sydney and at AITHM, James Cook University in Townsville. His track record reflects an ability to successfully obtain research funding, collaborate and build partnerships with local and international partners, conduct high quality research under very challenging conditions, present at international and national meetings and publish in high impact journals to inform and direct policy, particularly in the area of immunization, microbiology and public health. He has high-level leadership skill, has extensive field research experience in PNG, and proven track record in the establishment and leadership of robust collaborative partnerships.  His leadership skills are further demonstrated in leading the current diagnosis responses of COVID19 for PNG.

Phone
+675 5322800
Location
Papua New Guinea
  • Journal articles | 2024
    Britton KJ; Pomat W; Sapura J; Kave J; Nivio B; Ford R; Kirarock W; Moore HC; Kirkham L-A; Richmond PC; Chan J; Lehmann D; Russell FM; Blyth CC, 2024, 'Clinical predictors of hypoxic pneumonia in children from the Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea: secondary analysis of two prospective observational studies.', Lancet Reg Health West Pac, 45, pp. 101052, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2024.101052
    Journal articles | 2024
    Jaworski A; Craig AT; Dyer CEF; Goncalves J; Neuendorf N; Newland J; Kelly-Hanku A; Pomat W; MacLaren D; Vaz Nery S, 2024, 'Understanding how neglected tropical diseases programs in five Asia-Pacific countries adjusted to the COVID-19 pandemic: A qualitative study', PLoS neglected tropical diseases, 18, pp. e0012221, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0012221
    Journal articles | 2024
    Pomat W; Lopez Cavestany R; Jeyaseelan V; Ford R; Gare J; Avagyan T; Grabovac V; Bettels D; Mekonnen D; Jones KAV; Mainou BA; Mach O, 2024, 'Poliovirus serological assay after the cVDPV1 outbreak in Papua New Guinea: a cross-sectional study from 2020 to 2021.', Lancet Reg Health West Pac, 44, pp. 100986, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2023.100986
    Journal articles | 2024
    Quinn L; Whitfield J; Alpers MP; Campbell T; Hummerich H; Pomat W; Siba P; Koki G; Moltke I; Collinge J; Hellenthal G; Mead S, 2024, 'Population structure and migration in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, a region impacted by the kuru epidemic.', Am J Hum Genet, 111, pp. 668 - 679, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ajhg.2024.02.011
    Journal articles | 2024
    Riddell MA; Vallely LM; Mengi A; Badman SG; Low N; Wand H; Bolnga JW; Babona D; Mola GDL; Wiseman V; Kelly-Hanku A; Homer CSE; Morgan C; Luchters S; Whiley DM; Robinson LJ; Au L; Pukai-Gani I; Laman M; Kariwiga G; Toliman PJ; Batura N; Tabrizi SN; Rogerson SJ; Garland SM; Guy RJ; Peeling RW; Pomat WS; Kaldor JM; Vallely AJB; Riddell MA, 2024, 'Point-of-care testing and treatment of sexually transmitted and genital infections to improve birth outcomes in high-burden, low-resource settings (WANTAIM): a pragmatic cluster randomised crossover trial in Papua New Guinea', The Lancet Global Health, 12, pp. e641 - e651, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(24)00004-4
    Journal articles | 2023
    Dalton M; Sanderson B; Robinson LJ; Homer CSE; Pomat W; Danchin M; Vaccher S, 2023, 'Impact of COVID-19 on routine childhood immunisations in low- and middle-income countries: A scoping review.', PLOS Glob Public Health, 3, pp. e0002268, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0002268
    Journal articles | 2023
    Davidson EM; Scoullar MJL; Peach E; Morgan CJ; Melepia P; Opi DH; Supsup H; Hezeri P; Philip W; Kabiu D; Tokmun K; Suruka R; Fidelis R; Elijah A; Siba PM; Pomat W; Kombut B; Robinson LJ; Crabb BS; Kennedy E; Boeuf P; Simpson JA; Beeson JG; Fowkes FJI, 2023, 'Quantifying differences in iron deficiency-attributable anemia during pregnancy and postpartum.', Cell Rep Med, 4, pp. 101097, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.xcrm.2023.101097
    Journal articles | 2023
    Eghrari D; Scoullar MJL; Wilson AN; Peach E; Elijah A; Melepia P; SupSup H; Vallely LM; Siba PM; Kennedy EC; Vogel JP; Homer CSE; Robinson LJ; Fowkes FJI; Pomat W; Crabb BS; Beeson JG; Morgan CJ, 2023, 'Low knowledge of newborn danger signs among pregnant women in Papua New Guinea and implications for health seeking behaviour in early infancy – findings from a longitudinal study', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 23, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-022-05322-6
    Journal articles | 2023
    Jops P; Cowan J; Kupul M; Trumb RN; Graham SM; Bauri M; Nindil H; Bell S; Keam T; Majumdar S; Pomat W; Marais B; Marks GB; Kaldor J; Vallely A; Kelly-Hanku A, 2023, 'Beyond patient delay, navigating structural health system barriers to timely care and treatment in a high burden TB setting in Papua New Guinea', Global Public Health, 18, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/17441692.2023.2184482
    Journal articles | 2023
    Middleton J; Colthart G; Dem F; Elkins A; Fairhead J; Hazell RJ; Head MG; Inacio J; Jimbudo M; Jones CI; Laman M; MacGregor H; Novotny V; Peck M; Philip J; Paliau J; Pomat W; Stockdale JA; Sui S; Stewart AJ; Umari R; Walker SL; Cassell JA, 2023, 'Health service needs and perspectives of a rainforest conserving community in Papua New Guinea's Ramu lowlands: a combined clinical and rapid anthropological assessment with parallel treatment of urgent cases.', BMJ Open, 13, pp. e075946, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2023-075946
    Journal articles | 2023
    Millat-Martínez P; Baro B; Kasian B; Lorry L; Sanz S; Wali C; Raulo S; Elizah A; Koleala T; Kaius-Ome M; Karl S; Mitjà O; Laman M; Pomat W; Bassat Q, 2023, 'A cross-sectional study to ascertain malaria prevalence among asymptomatic travellers arriving on the Lihir Group of Islands, Papua New Guinea: implications for elimination efforts.', Malar J, 22, pp. 364, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-023-04804-y
    Journal articles | 2023
    Orami T; Aho C; Ford RL; Pomat WS; Greenhill A; Kirkham L-A; Masiria G; Nivio B; Britton KJ; Jacoby P; Richmond PC; van den Biggelaar AHJ; Lehmann D, 2023, 'Pneumococcal carriage, serotype distribution, and antimicrobial susceptibility in Papua New Guinean children vaccinated with PCV10 or PCV13 in a head-to-head trial.', Vaccine, 41, pp. 5392 - 5399, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2023.07.026
    Journal articles | 2023
    Pham BN; Abori N; Maraga S; Jorry R; Jaukae GS; Silas VD; Aga T; Okely T; Pomat W, 2023, 'Validating the InterVA-5 cause of death analytical tool: using mortality data from the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System in Papua New Guinea.', BMJ Open, 13, pp. e066560, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-066560
    Journal articles | 2023
    Pham BN; Aga T; Emori R; Manong D; Maraga S; Degemba B; Gabe V; Berry N; Kobol M; Kue L; Ainui N; Jorry R; Silas VD; Abori N; Jaukae GS; Gende G; Ha TH; Okely AD; Pomat W, 2023, 'Assessing health impact of COVID-19 and associated household socioeconomic factors in Papua New Guinea: evidence from the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System', BMJ Public Health, 1, pp. e000563 - e000563, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjph-2023-000563
    Journal articles | 2023
    Pham BN; Jorry R; Silas VD; Okely AD; Maraga S; Pomat W, 2023, 'Leading causes of deaths in the mortality transition in Papua New Guinea: evidence from the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System.', Int J Epidemiol, 52, pp. 867 - 886, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyac232
    Journal articles | 2023
    Silas VD; Pomat W; Jorry R; Emori R; Maraga S; Kue L; Berry N; Aga T; Luu HN; Ha TH; Okely AD; Pham BN, 2023, 'Household food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic and associated socioeconomic demographic factors in Papua New Guinea: evidence from the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System.', BMJ Glob Health, 8, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2023-013308
    Journal articles | 2023
    Woon S-A; Moore BR; Laman M; Tesine P; Lorry L; Kasian B; Yambo P; Yadi G; Pomat W; Batty KT; Salman S; Robinson LJ; Davis TME; Manning L, 2023, 'Ultra-short course, high-dose primaquine to prevent Plasmodium vivax infection following uncomplicated pediatric malaria: A randomized, open-label, non-inferiority trial of early versus delayed treatment.', Int J Infect Dis, 130, pp. 189 - 195, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijid.2023.03.010
    Journal articles | 2022
    Blyth CC; Britton KJ; Nguyen CD; Sapura J; Kave J; Nivio B; Chan J; Satzke C; Ford R; Kirarock W; Lehmann D; Pomat W; Russell FM, 2022, 'Effectiveness of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine against hypoxic pneumonia and hospitalisation in Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea: An observational cohort study.', Lancet Reg Health West Pac, 22, pp. 100432, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.lanwpc.2022.100432
    Journal articles | 2022
    Dyson ZA; Malau E; Horwood PF; Ford R; Siba V; Yoannes M; Pomat W; Passey M; Judd LM; Ingle DJ; Williamson DA; Dougan G; Greenhill AR; Holt KE, 2022, 'Whole genome sequence analysis of Salmonella Typhi in Papua New Guinea reveals an established population of genotype 2.1.7 sensitive to antimicrobials.', PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 16, pp. e0010306, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0010306
    Journal articles | 2022
    Goi J; Koinari M; Muker S; Vinit R; Pomat W; Williams DT; Karl S, 2022, 'Comparison of Different Mosquito Traps for Zoonotic Arbovirus Vectors in Papua New Guinea.', Am J Trop Med Hyg, 106, pp. 823 - 827, http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.21-0640
    Journal articles | 2022
    Javati S; Guernier-Cambert V; Jonduo M; Robby S; Kimopa J; Maure T; McBryde ES; Pomat W; Aplin K; Helgen KM; Abdad MY; Horwood PF, 2022, 'Diversity of Leptospira spp. in bats and rodents from Papua New Guinea.', Transbound Emerg Dis, 69, pp. 4048 - 4054, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/tbed.14725
    Journal articles | 2022
    Jonduo M; Neave MJ; Javati S; Abala D; Bilo E; Kini A; Kumbu J; Laman M; Robinson LJ; Makita L; Susapu M; Pomat W; Abdad MY; Williams DT; Horwood PF, 2022, 'Genomic Sequencing of Dengue Virus Strains Associated with Papua New Guinean Outbreaks in 2016 Reveals Endemic Circulation of DENV-1 and DENV-2.', Am J Trop Med Hyg, 107, pp. 1234 - 1238, http://dx.doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.21-1292
    Journal articles | 2022
    Jonduo ME; Vallely AJ; Whiley DM; Riddell MA; Pomat W; Low N; Sweeney EL, 2022, 'Mycoplasma genitalium macrolide and fluoroquinolone resistance in pregnant women in Papua New Guinea', Sexually Transmitted Infections, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2022-055552
    Journal articles | 2022
    Jops P; Kupul M; Trumb RN; Cowan J; Graham SM; Bell S; Majumdar S; Nindil H; Pomat W; Marais B; Marks G; Vallely AJ; Kaldor J; Kelly-Hanku A, 2022, 'Exploring Tuberculosis Riskscapes in a Papua New Guinean ‘Hotspot’', Qualitative Health Research, 32, pp. 1747 - 1762, http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/10497323221111912
    Journal articles | 2022
    Manna S; Spry L; Wee-Hee A; Ortika BD; Boelsen LK; Batinovic S; Mazarakis N; Ford RL; Lo SW; Bentley SD; Russell FM; Blyth CC; Pomat WS; Petrovski S; Hinds J; Licciardi PV; Satzke C, 2022, 'Variants of Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 14 from Papua New Guinea with the Potential to Be Mistyped and Escape Vaccine-Induced Protection.', Microbiol Spectr, 10, pp. e0152422, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/spectrum.01524-22
    Journal articles | 2022
    Millat-Martínez P; Salman S; Moore BR; Baro B; Page-Sharp M; Batty KT; Robinson LJ; Pomat W; Karunajeewa H; Laman M; Manning L; Mitjà O; Bassat Q, 2022, 'Piperaquine Pharmacokinetic and Pharmacodynamic Profiles in Healthy Volunteers of Papua New Guinea after Administration of Three-Monthly Doses of Dihydroartemisinin-Piperaquine.', Antimicrob Agents Chemother, 66, pp. e0018522, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/aac.00185-22
    Journal articles | 2022
    Pham BN; Jorry R; Abori N; Silas VD; Okely AD; Pomat W, 2022, 'Non-communicable diseases attributed mortality and associated sociodemographic factors in Papua New Guinea: Evidence from the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System.', PLOS Glob Public Health, 2, pp. e0000118, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0000118
    Journal articles | 2022
    Pham BN; Maraga S; Kue L; Silas VD; Abori N; Jorry R; Okely T; Pomat W, 2022, 'Social determinants of injury-attributed mortality in Papua New Guinea: new data from the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System.', BMJ Open, 12, pp. e064777, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2022-064777
    Journal articles | 2022
    Saweri OP; Batura N; Pulford J; Khan MM; Hou X; Pomat WS; Vallely AJ; Wiseman V, 2022, 'Investigating health service availability and readiness for antenatal testing and treatment for HIV and syphilis in Papua New Guinea', BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 22, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12884-022-05097-w
    Journal articles | 2022
    Seidahmed O; Jamea S; Kurumop S; Timbi D; Makita L; Ahmed M; Freeman T; Pomat W; Hetzel MW, 2022, 'Stratification of malaria incidence in Papua New Guinea (2011-2019): Contribution towards a sub-national control policy.', PLOS Glob Public Health, 2, pp. e0000747, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgph.0000747
    Journal articles | 2022
    Steinig E; Aglua I; Duchene S; Meehan MT; Yoannes M; Firth C; Jaworski J; Drekore J; Urakoko B; Poka H; Wurr C; Ebos E; Nangen D; Müller E; Mulvey P; Jackson C; Blomfeldt A; Aamot HV; Laman M; Manning L; Earls M; Coleman DC; Greenhill A; Ford R; Stegger M; Syed MA; Jamil B; Monecke S; Ehricht R; Smith S; Pomat W; Horwood P; Tong SYC; McBryde E, 2022, 'Phylodynamic signatures in the emergence of community-associated MRSA.', Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 119, pp. e2204993119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2204993119
    Journal articles | 2022
    Steinig E; Duchêne S; Aglua I; Greenhill A; Ford R; Yoannes M; Jaworski J; Drekore J; Urakoko B; Poka H; Wurr C; Ebos E; Nangen D; Manning L; Laman M; Firth C; Smith S; Pomat W; Tong SYC; Coin L; McBryde E; Horwood P, 2022, 'Phylodynamic Inference of Bacterial Outbreak Parameters Using Nanopore Sequencing.', Mol Biol Evol, 39, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msac040
    Journal articles | 2022
    Tavul L; Laman M; Howard C; Kotty B; Samuel A; Bjerum C; O'Brian K; Kumai S; Amuga M; Lorry L; Kerry Z; Kualawi M; Karl S; Makita L; John LN; Bieb S; Wangi J; Weil GJ; Goss CW; Tisch DJ; Pomat W; King CL; Robinson LJ, 2022, 'Safety and efficacy of mass drug administration with a single-dose triple-drug regimen of albendazole + diethylcarbamazine + ivermectin for lymphatic filariasis in Papua New Guinea: An open-label, cluster-randomised trial.', PLoS Negl Trop Dis, 16, pp. e0010096, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0010096
    Journal articles | 2022
    Walker EC; Todd E; Ramani R; Anaya E; Javati S; Matlam J-P; Pomat W; Morley SC, 2022, 'A novel function for the CoQ10 biosynthetic complex in anti-pneumococcal macrophage function', The Journal of Immunology, 208, pp. 50.27 - 50.27, http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.208.supp.50.27
    Journal articles | 2021
    Alvarez-Moreno C; Cassell JA; Donkor CM; Head MG; Middleton J; Pomat W; Saka B; Yirgu R, 2021, 'Long-term consequences of the misuse of ivermectin data.', Lancet Infect Dis, 21, pp. 1624 - 1626, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S1473-3099(21)00630-7
    Journal articles | 2021
    Batura N; Saweri OPM; Vallely A; Pomat W; Homer C; Guy R; Luchters S; Mola G; Vallely LM; Morgan C; Kariwiga G; Wand H; Rogerson S; Tabrizi SN; Whiley DM; Low N; Peeling RW; Siba PM; Riddell M; Laman M; Bolnga J; Robinson LJ; Morewaya J; Badman S; Kelly-Hanku A; Toliman PJ; Peter W; Peach E; Garland S; Kaldor J; Wiseman V, 2021, 'Point-of-care testing and treatment of sexually transmitted and genital infections during pregnancy in Papua New Guinea (WANTAIM trial): Protocol for an economic evaluation alongside a cluster-randomised trial', BMJ Open, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2020-046308
    Journal articles | 2021
    Bolnga JW; Lufele E; Teno M; Agua V; Ao P; Dl Mola G; Pomat W; Laman M, 2021, 'Incidence of self-induced abortion with misoprostol, admitted to a provincial hospital in Papua New Guinea: A prospective observational study.', Aust N Z J Obstet Gynaecol, 61, pp. 955 - 960, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ajo.13413
    Journal articles | 2021
    Britton K; Pomat W; Ford R; Sapura J; Kave J; Nivio B; Lehmann CD; Chan J; Russell F; Blyth CC, 2021, '997Childhood pneumonia in the Eastern Highlands Province, Papua New Guinea: clinical predictors of severe disease', International Journal of Epidemiology, 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyab168.098
    Journal articles | 2021
    Britton KJ; Pickering JL; Pomat WS; de Gier C; Nation ML; Pell CL; Granland CM; Solomon V; Ford RL; Greenhill A; Hinds J; Moore HC; Richmond PC; Blyth CC; Lehmann D; Satzke C; Kirkham L-AS; 10v13vPCV trial team , 2021, 'Lack of effectiveness of 13-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccination against pneumococcal carriage density in Papua New Guinean infants.', Vaccine, 39, pp. 5401 - 5409, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.07.085
    Journal articles | 2021
    Brucato N; André M; Tsang R; Saag L; Kariwiga J; Sesuki K; Beni T; Pomat W; Muke J; Meyer V; Boland A; Deleuze J-F; Sudoyo H; Mondal M; Pagani L; Gallego Romero I; Metspalu M; Cox MP; Leavesley M; Ricaut F-X, 2021, 'Papua New Guinean Genomes Reveal the Complex Settlement of North Sahul.', Mol Biol Evol, 38, pp. 5107 - 5121, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molbev/msab238
    Journal articles | 2021
    Lautu-Gumal D; Razook Z; Koleala T; Nate E; McEwen S; Timbi D; Hetzel MW; Lavu E; Tefuarani N; Makita L; Kazura J; Mueller I; Pomat W; Laman M; Robinson LJ; Barry AE, 2021, 'Surveillance of molecular markers of Plasmodium falciparum artemisinin resistance (kelch13 mutations) in Papua New Guinea between 2016 and 2018.', Int J Parasitol Drugs Drug Resist, 16, pp. 188 - 193, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijpddr.2021.06.004
    Journal articles | 2021
    Macleod CK; Butcher R; Javati S; Gwyn S; Jonduo M; Abdad MY; Roberts CH; Keys D; Koim SP; Ko R; Garap J; Pahau D; Houinei W; Martin DL; Pomat WS; Solomon AW, 2021, 'Trachoma, Anti-Pgp3 Serology, and Ocular Chlamydia trachomatis Infection in Papua New Guinea.', Clin Infect Dis, 72, pp. 423 - 430, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa042
    Journal articles | 2021
    Martinovich KM; Rahman T; de Gier C; Seppanen EJ; Orami T; Granland CM; Francis J; Yoannes M; Corscadden KJ; Ford R; Jacoby P; van den Biggelaar AHJ; Bakaletz LO; Cripps AW; Lehmann D; Richmond PC; Pomat WS; Kirkham L-AS; Thornton RB, 2021, 'Differences in Pneumococcal and Haemophilus influenzae Natural Antibody Development in Papua New Guinean Children in the First Year of Life.', Front Immunol, 12, pp. 725244, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fimmu.2021.725244
    Journal articles | 2021
    Millat-Martínez P; Gabong R; Balanza N; Luana S; Sanz S; Raulo S; Elizah A; Wali C; Paivu B; Dalmas J; Tabie S; Karl S; Laman M; Pomat W; Mitjà O; Baro B; Bassat Q, 2021, 'Coverage, determinants of use and repurposing of long-lasting insecticidal nets two years after a mass distribution in Lihir Islands, Papua New Guinea: a cross-sectional study.', Malar J, 20, pp. 336, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12936-021-03867-z
    Journal articles | 2021
    Moreira C; Scoullar M; Peach E; Fidelis R; Melepeia P; Pomat W; Siba P; Crabb B; Robinson L; Agius P; Beeson J, 2021, '839A novel approach to investigating poor growth in a longitudinal study of infants in PNG', International Journal of Epidemiology, 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyab168.455
    Journal articles | 2021
    Nguyen C; Weaver R; Blyth C; Mollendorf CV; Britton K; Chan J; Dance DAB; Ford R; Lai JYR; Mungun T; Newton P; Mulholland EK; Pomat W; Vilivong K; Xeuatvongsa A; Russell FM, 2021, '383Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine is effective against hypoxic pneumonia in Laos, Mongolia and Papua New Guinea', International Journal of Epidemiology, 50, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ije/dyab168.481
    Journal articles | 2021
    Peach E; Morgan C; Scoullar MJL; Fowkes FJI; Kennedy E; Melepia P; Homiehombo P; Au L; Luchters S; Umbers AJ; Vallely A; Vallely LM; Kelly-Hanku A; Robinson LJ; Crabb BS; Elijah A; Siba PM; Pomat W; Beeson JG, 2021, 'Risk factors and knowledge associated with high unintended pregnancy rates and low family planning use among pregnant women in Papua New Guinea', Scientific Reports, 11, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-79103-6
    Journal articles | 2021
    Pham BN; Silas VD; Okely AD; Pomat W, 2021, 'Breastfeeding Rate, Food Supplementation, Dietary Diversity Among Children Aged 6-59 Months, and Associated Factors in Papua New Guinea.', Front Nutr, 8, pp. 622645, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2021.622645
    Journal articles | 2021
    Pham BN; Silas VD; Okely AD; Pomat W, 2021, 'Measuring Wasting and Stunting Prevalence Among Children Under 5 Years of Age and Associated Risk Factors in Papua New Guinea: New Evidence From the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System.', Front Nutr, 8, pp. 622660, http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnut.2021.622660
    Journal articles | 2021
    Rahman T; de Gier C; Orami T; Seppanen EJ; Granland CM; Francis JP; Michael A; Yoannes M; Corscadden KJ; Ford RL; Martinovich KM; Jacoby P; van den Biggelaar AHJ; Lehmann D; Richmond PC; Pomat WS; Thornton RB; Kirkham L-AS, 2021, 'PCV10 elicits Protein D IgG responses in Papua New Guinean children but has no impact on NTHi carriage in the first two years of life.', Vaccine, 39, pp. 3486 - 3492, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2021.05.022
    Journal articles | 2021
    Saweri OPM; Batura N; Al Adawiyah R; Causer LM; Pomat WS; Vallely AJ; Wiseman V, 2021, 'Economic evaluation of point-of-care testing and treatment for sexually transmitted and genital infections in pregnancy in low- And middle-income countries: A systematic review', PLoS ONE, 16, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0253135
    Journal articles | 2021
    Scoullar MJL; Boeuf P; Peach E; Fidelis R; Tokmun K; Melepia P; Elijah A; Bradshaw CS; Fehler G; Siba PM; Erskine S; Mokany E; Kennedy E; Umbers AJ; Luchters S; Robinson LJ; Wong NC; Vallely AJ; Badman SG; Vallely LM; Fowkes FJI; Morgan C; Pomat W; Crabb BS; Beeson JG, 2021, 'Ycoplasma genitalium and other reproductive tract infections in pregnant women, Papua New Guinea, 2015-2017', Emerging Infectious Diseases, 27, pp. 894 - 904, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2703.201783
    Journal articles | 2021
    Vallely LM; Egli-Gany D; Wand H; Pomat WS; Homer CSE; Guy R; Silver B; Rumbold AR; Kaldor JM; Vallely AJ; Low N, 2021, 'Adverse pregnancy and neonatal outcomes associated with Neisseria gonorrhoeae: Systematic review and meta-analysis', Sexually Transmitted Infections, 97, pp. 104 - 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2020-054653
    Journal articles | 2021
    Vallely LM; Smith R; Bolnga JW; Babona D; Riddell MA; Mengi A; Au L; Polomon C; Vogel JP; Pomat WS; Vallely AJ; Homer CSE, 2021, 'Perinatal death audit and classification of stillbirths in two provinces in Papua New Guinea: A retrospective analysis', International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics, 153, pp. 160 - 168, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.13431
    Journal articles | 2021
    Vallely LM; Smith R; Laman M; Riddell MA; Mengi A; Au L; Polomon C; Vogel JP; Pomat WS; Vallely AJ; Homer CSE, 2021, 'Early neonatal death review from two provinces in Papua New Guinea: A retrospective analysis', Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, 57, pp. 841 - 846, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jpc.15333
    Journal articles | 2021
    Walker EC; Todd EM; Ramani R; Anaya E; Javati S; Matlam J-P; Pomat W; Morley SC, 2021, 'A novel variant in CoQ biosynthesis highly prevalent in Papua New Guinea children increases mortality following bacterial pneumonia', The Journal of Immunology, 206, pp. 52.20 - 52.20, http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.206.supp.52.20
    Journal articles | 2020
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    Jonduo ME; Wawae L; Masiria G; Suda W; Hattori M; Takayasu L; Abdad MY; Greenhill AR; Horwood PF; Pomat W; Umezaki M, 2020, 'Gut microbiota composition in obese and non-obese adult relatives from the highlands of Papua New Guinea', FEMS Microbiology Letters, 367, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/femsle/fnaa161
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    Nguyen Pham B; Appo J; Gende G; Rao C; Okely AD; Pomat W, 2020, 'Leprosy-tuberculosis Co-infection: A case report in Papua New Guinea', Journal of Medical – Clinical Research & Reviews, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.33425/2639-944x.1167
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    Orami T; Ford R; Kirkham L-A; Thornton R; Corscadden K; Richmond PC; Pomat WS; van den Biggelaar AHJ; Lehmann D; Neonatal Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Trial team , 2020, 'Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine primes mucosal immune responses to pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine booster in Papua New Guinean children.', Vaccine, 38, pp. 7977 - 7988, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2020.10.042
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    Pham BN; Whittaker M; Okely AD; Pomat W, 2020, 'Measuring unmet need for contraception among women in rural areas of Papua New Guinea.', Sex Reprod Health Matters, 28, pp. 1848004, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/26410397.2020.1848004
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    Pham NB; Okely AD; Whittaker M; Siba P; Pomat W, 2020, 'Millennium development goals in Papua New Guinea: towards universal education', Educational Research for Policy and Practice, 19, pp. 181 - 209, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10671-019-09255-4
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    Vinit R; Timinao L; Bubun N; Katusele M; Robinson LJ; Kaman P; Sakur M; Makita L; Reimer L; Schofield L; Pomat W; Mueller I; Laman M; Freeman T; Karl S, 2020, 'Decreased bioefficacy of long-lasting insecticidal nets and the resurgence of malaria in Papua New Guinea.', Nat Commun, 11, pp. 3646, http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-17456-2
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    Walker EC; Ramani R; Javati S; Todd E; Chandra P; Matlam J-P; Anaya E; Pomat W; Morley SC, 2020, 'A novel variant in ubiquinone biosynthesis highly prevalent in Papua New Guinea children increases mortality following bacterial pneumonia', The Journal of Immunology, 204, pp. 231.5 - 231.5, http://dx.doi.org/10.4049/jimmunol.204.supp.231.5
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    Aia P; Majumdar SS; Pomat W; Tefuarani N; Graham SM; Dakulala P, 2019, 'The SORT IT model for building operational research capacity: the experience of TB service providers in PNG', Public Health Action, 9, pp. S1 - S2, http://dx.doi.org/10.5588/pha.19.0036
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    Caly L; Horwood PF; Vijaykrishna D; Lynch S; Greenhill AR; Pomat W; Rai G; Kisa D; Bande G; Druce J; Abdad MY, 2019, 'Divergent Barmah Forest Virus from Papua New Guinea.', Emerg Infect Dis, 25, pp. 2266 - 2269, http://dx.doi.org/10.3201/eid2512.191070
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    Chan J; Lai JY; von Mollendorf C; Blyth C; Dance DAB; Datta S; Dunne EM; Ford R; Fox K; Hinds J; Vilivong K; La Vincente S; Lehmann D; Moore KA; Mungun T; Nation ML; Newton PN; Nguyen CD; Pomat W; Xeuatvongsa A; Satzke C; Mulholland EK; Russell FM, 2019, 'Determining the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine coverage required for indirect protection within Asia and the Pacific: a prospective observational study', The Lancet Global Health, 7, pp. S15 - S15, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s2214-109x(19)30100-7
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    Chan J; Nguyen CD; Dunne EM; Kim Mulholland E; Mungun T; Pomat WS; Rafai E; Satzke C; Weinberger DM; Russell FM, 2019, 'Using pneumococcal carriage studies to monitor vaccine impact in low- and middle-income countries.', Vaccine, 37, pp. 6299 - 6309, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2019.08.073
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    Diefenbach-Elstob T; Guernier V; Burgess G; Pelowa D; Dowi R; Gula B; Puri M; Pomat W; McBryde E; Plummer D; Rush C; Warner J, 2019, 'Molecular Evidence of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the Balimo Region of Papua New Guinea.', Trop Med Infect Dis, 4, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/tropicalmed4010033
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    Vallely A; Pomat W; Homer C; Guy R; Luchters S; Mola G; Kariwiga G; Vallely L; Wiseman V; Morgan C; Wand H; Rogerson S; Tabrizi S; Whiley D; Low N; Peeling R; Siba P; Riddell M; Laman M; Bolnga J; Robinson L; Morewaya J; Badman S; Batura N; Kelly-Hanku A; Toliman P; Peter W; Babona D; Peach E; Garland S; Kaldor J, 2019, 'Point-of-care testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections to improve birth outcomes in high-burden, low-income settings: Study protocol for a cluster randomized crossover trial (the WANTAIM Trial, Papua New Guinea)', , http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15173.2
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    Vallely AJ; Pomat WS; Homer C; Guy R; Luchters S; Mola GDL; Kariwiga G; Vallely LM; Wiseman V; Morgan C; Wand H; Rogerson SJ; Tabrizi SN; Whiley DM; Low N; Peeling R; Siba P; Riddell M; Laman M; Bolnga J; Robinson LJ; Morewaya J; Badman SG; Batura N; Kelly-Hanku A; Toliman PJ; Peter W; Babona D; Peach E; Garland SM; Kaldor JM, 2019, 'Point-of-care testing and treatment of sexually transmitted infections to improve birth outcomes in high-burden, low-income settings: Study protocol for a cluster randomized crossover trial (the WANTAIM Trial, Papua New Guinea)', Wellcome Open Research, 4, pp. 53, http://dx.doi.org/10.12688/wellcomeopenres.15173.2
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    van den Biggelaar AHJ; Pomat WS; Masiria G; Wana S; Nivio B; Francis J; Ford R; Passey M; Kirkham L-A; Jacoby P; Lehmann D; Richmond P; 10v13v PCV Trial Team , 2019, 'Immunogenicity and Immune Memory after a Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccine Booster in a High-Risk Population Primed with 10-Valent or 13-Valent Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Papua New Guinean Children.', Vaccines (Basel), 7, http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/vaccines7010017
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    Bell S; Kennedy E; Black K; Vallely A; Vallely L; Mola G; Kaldor J; Bagita M; Ninnes C; Pomat W; Kelly A, 2018, 'Youth-centred research to help prevent and mitigate the adverse health and social impacts of pregnancy amongst young Papua New Guineans', Reproductive Health Matters, 26, pp. 5 - 12, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09688080.2018.1512297
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    Laman M; Pomat W; Siba P; Betuela I, 2013, 'Ethical challenges in integrating patient-care with clinical research in a resource-limited setting: perspectives from Papua New Guinea.', BMC Med Ethics, 14, pp. 29, http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6939-14-29
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    Phuanukoonnon S; Michael A; Kirarock WS; Pomat WS; van den Biggelaar AHJ, 2013, 'Intestinal parasitic infections and anaemia among pregnant women in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.', P N G Med J, 56, pp. 119 - 125, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26288929
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    Pomat WS; van den Biggelaar AHJ; Phuanukoonnon S; Francis J; Jacoby P; Siba PM; Alpers MP; Reeder JC; Holt PG; Richmond PC; Lehmann D; Neonatal Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Trial Study Team , 2013, 'Safety and immunogenicity of neonatal pneumococcal conjugate vaccination in Papua New Guinean children: a randomised controlled trial.', PLoS One, 8, pp. e56698, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0056698
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    van den Biggelaar AHJ; Pomat WS, 2013, 'Immunization of newborns with bacterial conjugate vaccines.', Vaccine, 31, pp. 2525 - 2530, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2012.06.019
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    Chidlow GR; Laing IA; Harnett GB; Greenhill AR; Phuanukoonnon S; Siba PM; Pomat WS; Shellam GR; Smith DW; Lehmann D, 2012, 'Respiratory viral pathogens associated with lower respiratory tract disease among young children in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.', J Clin Virol, 54, pp. 235 - 239, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcv.2012.04.008
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    Jackson KJ; Wang Y; Gaeta BA; Pomat W; Siba PM; Sewell WA; Collins AM, 2012, 'Divergent human populations show extensive shared IGK rearrangements in peripheral blood B cells', Immunogenetics, 64, pp. 3 - 14, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00251-011-0559-z
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    Lisciandro JG; Prescott SL; Nadal-Sims MG; Devitt CJ; Pomat W; Siba PM; Holt PG; Strickland D; van den Biggelaar AHJ, 2012, 'Comparison of neonatal T regulatory cell function in Papua New Guinean and Australian newborns.', Pediatr Allergy Immunol, 23, pp. 173 - 180, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1399-3038.2011.01242.x
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    Lisciandro JG; Prescott SL; Nadal-Sims MG; Devitt CJ; Pomat W; Siba PM; Tulic MC; Holt PG; Strickland D; van den Biggelaar AHJ, 2012, 'Ontogeny of Toll-like and NOD-like receptor-mediated innate immune responses in Papua New Guinean infants.', PLoS One, 7, pp. e36793, http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0036793
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    van den Biggelaar AHJ; Pomat WS; Phuanukoonnon S; Michael A; Aho C; Nadal-Sims MA; Devitt CJ; Jacoby PA; Hales BJ; Smith W-A; Mitchell T; Wiertsema S; Richmond P; Siba P; Holt PG; Lehmann D, 2012, 'Effect of early carriage of Streptococcus pneumoniae on the development of pneumococcal protein-specific cellular immune responses in infancy.', Pediatr Infect Dis J, 31, pp. 243 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/INF.0b013e318245a5a8
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    Wang Y; Jackson KJ; Chen Z; Gaeta BA; Siba P; Pomat W; Walpole E; Rimmer J; Sewell WA; Collins AM, 2011, 'IgE sequences in individuals living in an area of endemic parasitism show little mutational evidence of antigen selection', Scandinavian Journal of Immunology, 73, pp. 496 - 504, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-3083.2011.02525.x
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    Wang Y; Jackson KJ; Gaeta BA; Pomat W; Rim ; Sewell WA; Collins AM, 2011, 'Genomic screening by 454 pyrosequencing identifies a new human IGHV gene and sixteen other new IGHV allelic variants', Immunogenetics, 63, pp. 259 - 265, http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00251-010-0510-8
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    van den Biggelaar AHJ; Pomat W; Bosco A; Phuanukoonnon S; Devitt CJ; Nadal-Sims MA; Siba PM; Richmond PC; Lehmann D; Holt PG, 2011, 'Pneumococcal conjugate vaccination at birth in a high-risk setting: no evidence for neonatal T-cell tolerance.', Vaccine, 29, pp. 5414 - 5420, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2011.05.065
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    Greenhill A; Pomat W; Duke T; Lagani W; Mokela D; Lehmann D, 2010, 'The role of biomedical research in the fight against pneumonia in Papua New Guinea.', P N G Med J, 53, pp. 1 - 4, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22768473
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    Pomat WS; Greenhill AR; Lehmann D, 2010, 'Pneumonia in Papua New Guinea: lessons learnt for the way forward.', Papua and New Guinea medical journal, 53, pp. 89 - 93
    Journal articles | 2009
    Francis JP; Richmond PC; Pomat WS; Michael A; Keno H; Phuanukoonnon S; Nelson JB; Whinnen M; Heinrich T; Smith W-A; Prescott SL; Holt PG; Siba PM; Lehmann D; van den Biggelaar AHJ, 2009, 'Maternal antibodies to pneumolysin but not to pneumococcal surface protein A delay early pneumococcal carriage in high-risk Papua New Guinean infants.', Clin Vaccine Immunol, 16, pp. 1633 - 1638, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/CVI.00247-09
    Journal articles | 2009
    van den Biggelaar AHJ; Prescott SL; Roponen M; Nadal-Sims MA; Devitt CJ; Phuanukoonnon S; Pomat W; Tulic MK; Lehmann D; Siba PM; Richmond PC; Holt PG, 2009, 'Neonatal innate cytokine responses to BCG controlling T-cell development vary between populations.', J Allergy Clin Immunol, 124, pp. 544 - 550.e2, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2009.03.040
    Journal articles | 2009
    van den Biggelaar AHJ; Richmond PC; Pomat WS; Phuanukoonnon S; Nadal-Sims MA; Devitt CJ; Siba PM; Lehmann D; Holt PG, 2009, 'Neonatal pneumococcal conjugate vaccine immunization primes T cells for preferential Th2 cytokine expression: a randomized controlled trial in Papua New Guinea.', Vaccine, 27, pp. 1340 - 1347, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2008.12.046
    Journal articles | 2003
    Lehmann D; Pomat WS; Riley ID; Alpers MP, 2003, 'Studies of maternal immunisation with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in Papua New Guinea.', Vaccine, 21, pp. 3446 - 3450, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0264-410x(03)00348-7
    Journal articles | 2002
    Lehmann D; Pomat WS; Combs B; Dyke T; Alpers MP, 2002, 'Maternal immunization with pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.', Vaccine, 20, pp. 1837 - 1845, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/s0264-410x(02)00040-3
    Journal articles | 1994
    Pomat WS; Lehmann D; Sanders RC; Lewis DJ; Wilson J; Rogers S; Dyke T; Alpers MP, 1994, 'Immunoglobulin G antibody responses to polyvalent pneumococcal vaccine in children in the highlands of Papua New Guinea.', Infect Immun, 62, pp. 1848 - 1853, http://dx.doi.org/10.1128/iai.62.5.1848-1853.1994
    Journal articles | 1993
    POMAT WS; SMITH TA; SANDERS RC; WITT CS; MONTGOMERY J; LEHMANN D; ALPERS MP, 1993, 'LEVELS OF ANTIPNEUMOCOCCAL ANTIBODIES IN YOUNG-CHILDREN IN PAPUA-NEW-GUINEA', EPIDEMIOLOGY AND INFECTION, 111, pp. 109 - 119, http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0950268800056739
    Journal articles | 1991
    Witt CS; Pomat W; Lehmann D; Alpers MP, 1991, 'Antibodies to pneumococcal polysaccharides in pneumonia and response to pneumococcal vaccination in young children in Papua New Guinea.', Clin Exp Immunol, 83, pp. 219 - 224, http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2249.1991.tb05618.x
    Journal articles | 1991
    Witt CS; Pomat W, 1991, 'Immune function risk factors for acute lower respiratory tract infections.', P N G Med J, 34, pp. 211 - 214, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1750266
    Journal articles | 1990
    Witt CS; Montgomery JM; Pomat W; Lehmann D; Alpers MP, 1990, 'Detection of Streptococcus pneumoniae and Haemophilus influenzae type b antigens in the serum and urine of patients with pneumonia in Papua New Guinea: comparison of latex agglutination and counterimmunoelectrophoresis.', Rev Infect Dis, 12 Suppl 8, pp. S1001 - S1005, http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/clinids/12.supplement_8.s1001
    Journal articles | 1989
    Witt CS; Pomat W; Alpers MP, 1989, 'Pneumococcal antibody concentrations in young Papua New Guinean Highland children with pneumonia.', Pediatr Infect Dis J, 8, pp. 533 - 534, http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/00006454-198908000-00013
  • Preprints | 2023
    Middleton J; Colthart G; Dem F; Elkins A; Fairhead J; Hazell RJ; Head MG; Inacio J; Jimbudo M; Jones CI; Laman M; MacGregor H; Novotny V; Peck M; Philip J; Paliau J; Pomat W; Stockdale JA; Sui S; Stewart AJ; Umari R; Walker SL; Cassell J, 2023, Health service needs and perspectives of a rainforest conserving community in Papua New Guinea’s Ramu lowlands: a combined clinical and rapid anthropological assessment with parallel treatment of urgent cases, , http://dx.doi.org/10.31219/osf.io/ahvq3
    Reports | 2022
    Newland J; Neuendorf N; Vallely L; Mek A; Vengiau G; Farquhar R; Boli-Neo R; Seymour M; Wratten M; Aeno H; Trumb RN; Kerry Z; Huang KL; Maalsen A; Homer C; Robinson L; Majumdar S; Vallely A; Laman M; Pomat W; Kelly-Hanku A, 2022, COVID-19 and its impacts on primary health services and public health infectious disease programs in Papua New Guinea, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/6mhp-gc18
    Preprints | 2022
    Quinn L; Moltke I; Whitfield J; Alpers M; Campbell T; Hummerich H; Pomat W; Siba P; Koki G; Collinge J; Hellenthal G; Mead S, 2022, Population Structure and Migration in the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea; a Region Impacted by the kuru Epidemic, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2022.09.26.509478
    Preprints | 2022
    Saweri OPM; Batura N; Pulford J; Khan MM; Hou X; Pomat WS; Vallely AJ; Wiseman V, 2022, Investigating Health Service Availability and Readiness for Antenatal Testing and Treatment for HIV and Syphilis in Papua New Guinea, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-1281575/v1
    Preprints | 2022
    Steinig E; Pitt M; Aglua I; Suttie A; Greenhill A; Heather C; Firth C; Smith S; Pomat W; Horwood P; McBryde E; Coin L, 2022, Genomic neighbor typing for bacterial outbreak surveillance, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2022.02.05.479210
    Preprints | 2021
    Dyson ZA; Malau E; Horwood PF; Ford R; Siba V; Yoannes M; Pomat W; Passey M; Judd LM; Ingle DJ; Williamson DA; Dougan G; Greenhill AR; Holt KE, 2021, Whole genome sequence analysis of Salmonella Typhi in Papua New Guinea reveals an established population of genotype 2.1.7 sensitive to antimicrobials, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.09.27.21264209
    Preprints | 2021
    Martínez PM; Gabong R; Balanza N; Luana S; Sanz S; Raulo S; Elizah A; Wali C; Paivu B; Dalmas J; Tabie S; Karl S; Laman M; Pomat W; Mitjà O; Baro B; Bassat Q, 2021, Coverage, Determinants of Use and Repurposing of Long-Lasting Insecticidal Nets Two Years After a Mass Distribution in Lihir Islands, Papua New Guinea: A Cross-Sectional Study, , http://dx.doi.org/10.21203/rs.3.rs-517737/v1
    Conference Papers | 2021
    Scoullar M; Boeuf P; Peach E; Kearney E; Fidelis R; Tokmun K; Melepia P; Bradshaw C; Elijah A; Fehler G; Siba P; Erskine S; Mokany E; Kennedy E; Umbers A; Luchters S; Robinson L; Wong N; Vallely A; Badman S; Vallely L; Fowkes F; Morgan C; Pomat W; Crabb B; Beeson J; Study Team H, 2021, 'O16.1 High burden of reproductive tract infections and poor sexual and reproductive health in pregnancy and postpartum in Papua New Guinea', in Female reproductive health for STIs and HIV, BMJ Publishing Group Ltd, presented at Abstracts for the STI & HIV World Congress, July 14–17 2021, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2021-sti.140
    Preprints | 2021
    Steinig E; Aglua I; Duchêne S; Meehan MT; Yoannes M; Firth C; Jaworski J; Drekore J; Urakoko B; Poka H; Wurr C; Ebos E; Nangen D; Müller E; Mulvey P; Jackson C; Blomfeldt A; Aamot HV; Laman M; Manning L; Earls M; Coleman DC; Greenhill A; Ford R; Stegger M; Syed MA; Jamil B; Monecke S; Ehricht R; Smith S; Pomat W; Horwood P; Tong SYC; McBryde E, 2021, Phylodynamic signatures in the emergence of community-associated MRSA, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.30.442212
    Preprints | 2021
    Steinig E; Duchêne S; Aglua I; Greenhill A; Ford R; Yoannes M; Jaworski J; Drekore J; Urakoko B; Poka H; Wurr C; Ebos E; Nangen D; Laman M; Manning L; Firth C; Smith S; Pomat W; Tong S; Coin L; McBryde E; Horwood P, 2021, Phylodynamic modelling of bacterial outbreaks using nanopore sequencing, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2021.04.30.442218
    Preprints | 2020
    Scoullar MJL; Boeuf P; Peach E; Fidelis R; Tokmun K; Melepia P; Elijah A; Bradshaw CS; Fehler G; Siba PM; Erskine S; Mokany E; Kennedy E; Umbers AJ; Luchters S; Robinson LJ; Wong NC; Vallely A; Badman SG; Vallely LM; Fowkes FJI; Morgan C; Pomat W; Crabb BS; Beeson JG, 2020, High burden of Mycoplasma genitalium and other reproductive tract infections among pregnant women in Papua New Guinea, , http://dx.doi.org/10.1101/2020.05.22.109983
    Conference Papers | 2015
    Badman SG; Vallely LM; Toliman P; Kariwiga G; Tabrizi S; Pomat W; Guy R; Homer C; Luchters S; Morgan C; Garland SM; Rogerson S; Whiley D; Mola GDL; Wand H; Donovan B; Causer L; Siba P; Kaldor JM; Vallely A, 2015, 'POINT-OF-CARE TESTING AND IMMEDIATE TREATMENT OF CURABLE SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED AND GENITAL INFECTIONS AMONG ANTENATAL WOMEN IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA', in SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS, BMJ PUBLISHING GROUP, pp. A27 - A27, http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/sextrans-2015-052270.85
    Conference Papers | 2011
    Laing IA; Lai M; Jacoby P; Pomat W; Orami T; Phuanukoonnon S; Opa C; Holt PG; van den Biggelaar A; Richmond P; Siba P; Lehmann D, 2011, 'IL-8 Polymorphisms Associated With Earlier And Increased Incidence Of Acute Lower Respiratory Infections In Children From Papua New Guinea (PNG)', in C25. PEDIATRIC RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS, American Thoracic Society, presented at American Thoracic Society 2011 International Conference, May 13-18, 2011 • Denver Colorado, http://dx.doi.org/10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2011.183.1_meetingabstracts.a4162
    Preprints |
    Eghrari D; Scoullar M; Wilson AN; Peach E; Elijah A; Melepia P; SupSup H; Vallely LM; Siba PM; Kennedy E; Vogel JP; Homer C; Robinson LJ; Fowkes F; Pomat W; Crabb BS; Beeson JG; Morgan C; Team HMHBS, Low Knowledge of Newborn Danger Signs Among Pregnant Women in Papua New Guinea and Implications for Health Seeking Behaviour in Early Infancy – Findings from a Longitudinal Study, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4111169
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    Pham BNN; Abori N; Silas VD; Jorry R; Pomat W, Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS-Attributed Mortalities and Associated Socioeconomic Demographic Factors in Papua New Guinea: Evidence From the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3889356
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    Pham BNN; Jorry R; Abori N; Silas VD; Okely AD; Pomat W, Non-Communicable Diseases Attributed Mortality and Associated Sociodemographic Factors in Papua New Guinea: Evidence from Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3915679
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    Pham BNN; Maraga S; Kue L; Silas VD; Abori N; Jorry R; Okely AD; Pomat W, Prevalence and Sociodemographic Distribution of Injuries-Attributed Mortalities in Papua New Guinea: Evidence from the Comprehensive Health and Epidemiological Surveillance System, , http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.4052656