Papua New Guinea
Noel Kitto, FBE Laboratory Support Manager, had a 9 week consultancy in August 2003 as a visiting Biomedical Engineering Technician with the AusAID funded Medical Equipment Management in the Pacific (MEMP) project. He was employed by Flinders Consulting, who have collaborated with Flinders Biomedical Engineering on previous ventures.
Operating theatre at Wewak, PNG
In April 2001, Anne-Louise Smith, Consultant Biomedical Engineer, was involved in a Health Infrastucture Strengthening Contract for the Ministry of Health Lesotho, Southern Africa
As a member of a multi-disciplinary team with MCDI, Medical Care Development International, Maine , USA, plans were made for resources and requirements needed in the medium term (5yr) to strengthen hospital maintenance infrastructure for biomedical, facility and transport maintenance.
Countryside not far from the Lesotho capital of Maseru.
Trade Mission November 1995
John Robson was a participant in the Australia-Indonesia Business Council (AIBC) Trade and Arts Mission to Indonesiain November 1995. He promoted biomedical engineering as an area of significant expertise in South Australian health and educational sectors, and offerred vocational educational programs on biomedical engineering jointly developed by Flinders University, School of Engineering and the Biomedical Engineering Departmentat Flinders Medical Centre.
Maranatha Christian University, Bandung 1996
Following the trade mission of South Australian business representatives to Indonesia in November 1995, John Robson visited Bandung and provided advice on course development for Biomedical Engineering at the Maranatha Christian University (Universitas Kristen Maranatha), and the Immanuel teaching hospital which is associated with Maranatha University, Bandung. Below: Logo presented to John Robson on his visit to the Immanuel teaching hospital
FBE provided consultancy to the Hong Kong Electrical and Mechanical Services Department.
- Advice was provided on a model for restructuring in-house biomedical engineering activities throughout Hong Kong.
- Training (certified by ECRI) was provided for visiting engineers by FBE and collaborating South Australian partners on medical imaging equipment in Nov/Dec 2002.
Hong Kong visitors from Kwong Wah Hospital and EMSD dining at one of the many Chinese restaurants in Adelaide. Tony Carlisle (FBE), Erik KS Chan, Tai-kwan To, Micheal Szwarcbord (Dep CEO FMC), John Robson (Dir FBE), Ka Chung Chan. Missing: Raymond Poon, Jack Beesley (Course Coordinator and photographer).
John Robson visited the Biomedical Engineering group at Bumrungrad Hospital, Bangkok.
Transport around Asia is always an exciting experience