Alan Opiri works delivering babies at Popondetta General Hospital. Born in Gulegule Village on Normandy Island in Milne Bay Province, his senior education was completed at Cameron Secondary School. Alan studied General Nursing at St Barnabas School of Nursing in Alotau, Milne Bay, situated in South Eastern PNG.
Before joining Popondetta General Hospital four years ago, Alan worked in various health facilities for Rural Health in his home province of Milne Bay. From 2001-2004, he was based at the coastal village, Rabaraba. Following this, Alan worked at Losuia, a village on Kiriwina Island which is part of the Kiriwina Islands. His work with Rural Health continued at Sehulea, Milne Bay Province until 2014 when Alan joined Popondetta General Hospital.