Venue: National University of Samoa (NUS)
Presenters: Dr Sharron Bolitho, Dr Amanda Noovao-Hill
The pre-launch of the newly revised second edition of the Pacific Emergency Maternity and Obstetric Training programme will be a high-paced programme designed to ‘train the trainers’ who will take the programme back to their country and lead its implementation.
Please note that there is a strict limit on numbers of attendees. Be quick to ensure your place.
Dr Sharron Bolitho – has been a member of PSRH for over 10 years and is the Leader for Facilitator Training for PEMNeT the Pacific Emergency Maternal and Neonatal Training Programme and the Leader of the PEMNeT Second Edition Project Team for the revision of the Facilitator’s Guide and Course Manual . Sharron has been running PEMNeT Facilitator Training and supporting Pacific based teams to run PEMNET in- country since the original training in 2016. She works as a consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist for the Canterbury District Health Board (Christchurch NZ). She is South Island Lead on the national team for PROMPT Aotearoa (practical obstetric multi professional training program). She has done advanced simulation instructor training at the Boston Center for Medical Simulation and had a recent ‘simulation sabbatical’ at the Manawa Simulation Centre in Christchurch. She has also recently served 2 terms on the RANZCOG Global Health Committee. Her passion is preventing mother and baby deaths through practical ‘hands on’ emergency skills and teamwork training in Aotearoa and the rest of the Pacific Region.
Dr Amanda Noovao-Hill – is an extremely experienced Pacific Island obstetrician and gynaecologist. A former Associate Professor at Fiji National University (FNU) College of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Dr Noovao Hill is also a RANZCOG Pacific Associate Member. She has recently moved her family to Australia but continues to work alongside PSRH in our work in the Pacific Islands