Former Consultant Pathologist, CWM Hospital Suva, Fiji and Vaiola Hospital, Nukualofa Tonga.
HPV work has included involvement in pap smear screening and diagnosis of cervical cancers in women in Fiji, Tonga and Samoa and involved in HPV research; genotyping of HPV and prevalence of cervical cancer in Fiji.
• To continue to support HPV and cervical cancer diagnosis in the Small Pacific Island Countries, looking at a more accessible and effective ways of testing HPV infection in women, better management and prevention and possible ways to completely eradicate HPV infection in future.
• To work with small Pacific Island Diagnostic Laboratories to improve quality of laboratory diagnostic service to international standard.
1: Tabrizi S, Law I, Buadromo E et al. (2011). Human Papillomavirus genotype prevalence in cervical biopsies from women diagnosed with cervical intraepithelial neoplasia in Fiji. Sex Health, 8:338-42
2: Law I, Fong J, Buadromo E et al. (2013). High Burden of cervical cancer in Fiji 2004-2007. Sex Health, 10:171-8.