In Conversation with PNG Police Commissioner and Pandemic Controller David Manning – online 25 June 2021 10am

Papua New Guinea has been contending with a Covid-19 outbreak that has put its fragile health system under intense pressure. Case numbers have in recent weeks stabilised but there are concerns that vaccine hesitancy and limited resources are leaving the country facing the threat of a third wave of cases.

Since early 2020, Police Commissioner David Manning has been at the forefront of the Papua New Guinea’s pandemic response. First as the Emergency Controller and since the middle of last year as the designated Pandemic Controller, he has been at the centre of responses including public health orders, travel requirements and quarantine through to oversight of testing and tracing efforts.

Join us online for this In Conversation event with PNG Police Commissioner and Pandemic Controller David Manning, hosted by the Australia-Papua New Guinea Network’s Shane McLeod.

Friday 25 June at 10.00am AEST/PGT

Registration is essential – please register here to receive your personal confirmation link.

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