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Dr. Edith Digwaleu-Kariko

Dr. Edith Digwaleu- Kariko from Papua New Guinea, holds a Masters in Health Management and a Masters in International Public Health from the University of New South Wales, Australia. A medical doctor by profession, Dr. Kariko has experience in health administration/management and health service delivery in Papua New Guinea, particularly within remote and rural areas.

Now based in Port Moresby Dr. Kariko is a Senior Health Specialist with the World Bank Group, working as part of the Health  task team support and work closely with the Government of PNG with several WB finance health projects  and analytical work. As an in-country team member , Dr Kariko also supports with regular networking and relationship building with Government counterparts and other relevant stakeholders in the health sector.