Low birth weight in Papua New Guinea is a killer. Help us research what is causing low birth weight in PNG so that we can stop it.
Stephanie started working in International Development in 2012, with the Tonga Netball Association on a national women’s health campaign and program: Kau Mai Tonga Ke Tau Netipolo, which was awarded Best Practice by WHO Western Pacific Region in 2013.
As Health Promotion Advisor to Fiji Association of Sport and National Olympic Committee, she developed information education and communication tools to improve the effectiveness of their social responsibilitiy programs which do outreach and peer-education on HIV, STI and NCDs.
Stephanie worked for three years on a program in Papua New Guinea with Water Australia, in partnership with the PNG Netball Federation. This program integrated three areas of development: WASH, gender and sport, with the aim of improving hand washing with soap at critical times and menstrual hygiene management. This work involved coordinating a research piece over a number of sites in PNG which investigated the impact of toilets on the participation of women and girls in Netball in PNG.
Delivery of multiple Sport for Diplomacy events: