Health development assistance works: a Pacific example

Osman Mansoor and Nick Wilson
Med J Aust 2005; 183 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/j.1326-5377.2005.tb07135.x
Published online: 7 November 2005

Osman Mansoor,* Nick Wilson

  • 1 Public Health Consulting Ltd, Wellington, New Zealand
  • 2 Department of Public Health, Wellington School of Medicine, Otago University, PO Box 7343, Wellington South, New Zealand.


Competing interests:

Osman Mansoor has previously worked for the World Health Organization on assessing this hepatitis B project and Nick Wilson participated in the project when on contract to the New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

  • 1. Zwi AB, Grove NJ, Ho MT. Keeping track to keep Australia’s overseas aid on track [editorial]. Med J Aust 2005; 183: 119-120. <MJA full text>
  • 2. Wilson N, Mansoor O, Thomson G. Key arguments for increasing New Zealand’s health development assistance in the Pacific. N Z Med J 2004; 117: U831. Available at: (accessed Sep 2005).
  • 3. Wilson N, Ruff T, Rana BJ, et al. The effectiveness of the infant hepatitis B immunisation programme in Fiji, Kiribati, Tonga and Vanuatu. Vaccine 2000; 18: 3059-3066.


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