Doctor Elmaretta Kemba

Tuberculosis Medical Officer


Elmaretta is currently seconded to the Western Provincial Health Authority (Papua New Guinea) as a TB Medical Officer. She has worked in a similar role before, with the National Capital District Provincial Health Authority. Her clinical and research interests include infectious diseases and strengthening access to clinical care for all, especially those residing in rural areas.


  • 2019-2021: Resident Medical Officer, Port Moresby General Officer
  • 2021-2022 August: TB Medical Officer, National Capital District Provincial Health Authority
  • 2022-Ongoing: TB Medical Officer, Daru, Western Provincial Health Authority


  • 2018: MBBS, University of Papua New Guinea

Projects (1)

Current (1)

  • RID-TB: Reducing the Impact of Drug-Resistant TB in Western Province, PNG