29 Oct 2018

Doctor confirms Manus medical neglect

From , 6:05 am on 29 October 2018

A senior emergency doctor from Melbourne has self funded a trip to Papua New Guinea's Manus Island to assess the health of refugees.

Not satisfied with protesting against offshore detention, Nilanthi Kanapathipillai decided to try to make a difference on the ground.

She told Ben Robinson Drawbridge hundreds of refugees queued to see her in a makeshift consulting room.

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