Obituaries

Aldo Vacca

BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3242 (Published 19 May 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3242
  1. Sabaratnam Arulkumaran

Aldo Vacca completed his general medical training at the University of Queensland in Australia. He worked for eight years in Papua New Guinea, initially as a general practitioner and subsequently within the public health department in the specialty of obstetrics and gynaecology. As a GP, he developed an appreciation of the clinical skills and self sufficiency required by clinicians working in remote areas, as well as an awareness of the difficulties faced by them as a result of their relative isolation. During his time in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Port Moresby General Hospital, he assisted …

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