Nomin-Dora Tenakanai

Medical Laboratory Scientist


A medical laboratory scientist with over 8 years of experience in the hospital & health care industry in Papua New Guinea and other Pacific island countries.

Nomin-Dora is skilled in Medical Microbiology, Clinical Biochemistry, Blood Bank, Haematology, Histopathology, Serology, TB Diagnosis, PCR Testing and Research work.

Nomin-Dora is determined and passionate to contribute towards the improvement of laboratory services, disease surveillance and especially tuberculosis prevention.


  • Laboratory Technologist, Microbiology – Marshall Islands 2016-2018
  • Laboratory Technician, Core Lab, Microbiology, Bloodbank, Histopahtology, Serology, Malaria – PNG, Alotau Provincial Hospital 2013 – June 2016
  • Resident Medical Lab Technologist – PNG, Port Moresby General Hospital 2011 – 2012


  • BSc. Medical Laboratory Sciences – University of Papua New Guinea

Projects (3)

Current (3)

  • Diagnostic accuracy of Molbio Truenat for diagnosis of TB and rifampicin resistance

  • PRIME-TB: Papua New Guinea & Republic of Indonesia for the Micro Elimination of TB

  • The EZARET Study: Exploring Zoonotic Association and Risks for Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis in PNG

Publications (1)

2011 (1)

News Articles (2)

2022 (2)