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“Koroba-Lake Kopiago partners with Australia and Oil Search Foundation to upgrade District Hospital”

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TARI, HELA PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA The signing of a partnership agreement between the Koroba-Lake Kopiago District Development Authority (KDDA) and the Oil Search Foundation (OSF) has paved the way for rehabilitation work to be done on the Koroba District Hospital (KDH) over the next twelve months. The agreement is another step in the direction […]

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“TB machine to strengthen fight against Tuberculosis in Hela: Oil Search Foundation supports HPHA with a GeneXpert machine“

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TARI, HELA PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA Oil Search Foundation (OSF) has donated a critical piece of equipment to the Hela Provincial Health Authority (HPHA) to support the fight against tuberculosis (TB). The new GeneXpert machine will enable immediate testing and diagnosis of patients with suspected TB. PNG has a high incidence of TB and the […]

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“Brian Bell Group donates restoration packs to earthquake affected communities with support from the Oil Search team”

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MORO, SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA Oil Search Foundation (OSF) has assisted the Brian Bell Group distribute over 1500 restoration packs as part of its donation to communities affected from the PNG Highlands earthquake in February. The packs, which contain digging and cutting tools, crop seeds and water storage equipment were funded by the […]

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More children get vaccinated in remote Mt Bosavi community

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(Photo: Member of health patrol team Immunising a child in Muluma) KUTUBU, SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA Around 110 children from six villages in remote Muluma area of Mt Bosavi have been immunised during a four-day health patrol as part of Oil Search Foundation’s (OSF) ongoing post-earthquake relief operations in the Southern Highlands Province […]

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Hela PHA completed thirty post-earthquake assessments of rural health facilities in partnership with Oil Search Foundation

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Photo:  Hela PHA CEO, Dr James Kintwa speaking to staff at the Koroba Health Centre during the visit TARI, HELA PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA The Hela Provincial Health Authority (HPHA), working in partnership with the Oil Search Foundation (OSF) has carried out comprehensive post-earthquake assessments, including scoping and costings, of thirty health facilities from throughout […]

2018 scholarship recipients at the launch of the Oil Search Foundation Scholarship Program

“Oil Search Foundation launches a new Scholarship Program “

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Photo: Scholarship recipients at the launching of the Oil Search Foundation Scholarship Program PORT MORESBY, NATIONAL CAPITAL DISTRICT, PAPUA NEW GUINEA The Oil Search Foundation continues to contribute significantly to the development of Papua New Guinea and its human resources – the latest through the launch of a new scholarship programme. Oil Search Foundation (OSF) […]

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“Arrival of medical supplies and equipment from corporate donations to boost recovery efforts of health services in earthquake affected provinces”

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MORO, SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA Delivery of critical medical supplies and equipment worth close to K900,000 for the Hela (HPHA) and Southern Highlands Provincial Health Authorities (SPHA) continued this month as part of the ongoing earthquake relief and recovery operations. Facilitated by the Oil Search Foundation, deliveries included two twenty foot containers of […]

From left:  Dinah Gaudi, Josephine Yos - OSF WPE Program Officer, Chairman of the Baruni Development Corporation and Serena Sasingien - OSF Head of Expansion Programs

“Oil Search employee empowered to change community through small grant from Oil Search Foundation: Rahava section Toilet Project, Baruni”

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BARUNI, NCD, PAPUA NEW GUINEA Change can be powerful. And sometimes all it needs is one person with a burning desire and a receptive community to make positive things happen. Dinah Gaudi, who works at Oil Search in Port Moresby, certainly has desire. But it was her great concern about the lack of sanitation that […]

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The Office of the Emergency Controller partners with the Oil Search Family to distribute medical equipment and supplies to earthquake affected provinces

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TARI, HELA PROVINCE, PAPUA NEW GUINEA The Office of the Papua New Guinea Emergency Controller has procured vital medical equipment and supplies valued at over K2 million to support the Hela and Southern Highlands Provincial Health Authorities (PHAs) deliver essential health services. Given the challenges of reaching remote areas, the Emergency Controller, Dr Bill Hamblin […]

Oil Search Foundation field staff attending to patients at Huiya, Hela Province, during a Health Outreach program in May this year

“More than half a million people have access to various Oil Search Foundation programs: 2017 Annual Report”

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Picture: Oil Search Foundation field staff attending to patients during a health outreach program in Huiya, Hela Province, in May this year. PORT MORESBY, NCD, PAPUA NEW GUINEA More than half a million people have had access to various health, women’s protection and empowerment and education and leadership programs either supported or run by the […]

“Training equips participants to broker multi-stakeholder partnerships that deliver results”

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PORT MORESBY, NCD, PAPUA NEW GUINEA A four day “Partnership Brokering Training (PBT)” course held at the Airways Hotel from the 5th – 8th June, 2018 has prepared participants to build and manage partnerships toward achieving shared values and common objectives. The course, funded by the Oil Search Foundation, was facilitated by Authorised Practitioner Trainers […]

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Small Grant, big results: Oil Search Foundation supports community initiative to save lives and inspire change in Jiwaka through employee

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It was about midday on a Sunday, just after church service, when members of the Emmanuel Nazarene Church Women’s Ministry in Kudjip started loading a fifteen seater Toyota High Ace bus that would take them to Bunun Wou, a village in the Banz District of Jiwaka province. This was to be the location of the groups’ next combined health and gender violence awareness program scheduled for that afternoon.