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 […]
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 […]
The Oil Search Foundation (OSF) has given four nurses from Hela the opportunity to become trained midwives through a year-long Bachelor of Clinical Midwifery course at the Lutheran School of Nursing in Madang.
Accident and emergency health services at the Hela Provincial Hospital have been boosted with US$1M funding from Santos Limited and US$700,000 from Oil Search Foundation provided to the Hela Provincial Health Authority (PHA).
Stakeholders in the fight against Tuberculosis (TB) met in Port Moresby last week to finalise ways to implement the five-year Gulf Province Strategic TB Plan.
Close to 2,000 health workers around the country have enhanced their skills in the area of reproductive health thanks to a unique health training program forged between three partners over a 5-year period.
Oil Search Foundation’s (OSF) ongoing nutritional support for TB patients at the Kikori district hospital has resulted in more positive outcomes in the fight against the disease in Gulf Province.
More than 300,000 people in Hela Province will have improved access to quality health care as a result of a K10 million Incentive Fund grant to fund the redevelopment of the Hela Provincial Hospital in Tari. The Incentive Fund is a jointly managed program delivered through the Papua New Guinea-Australia Partnership.
More than 20 health workers will undergo specific TB training in October as part of continuing efforts by Oil Search Foundation (OSF) and its partners to reduce the spread of the disease in Hela Province.
A church group in Tari has come on board to help take ownership in the growth of the Hela Provincial Hospital by carrying out a comprehensive clean-up of the hospital grounds and donating fresh vegetables and other food items to the patients.
The Hela Provincial Health Authority Board (PHA) is pleased to announce that it has appointed Dr James Kintwa as acting Chief Executive Officer of the Hela PHA.
‘Family planning, empowering people, developing nations;’ was the theme for World Population Day celebrated by a range of partners including the Department of National Planning and Monitoring, Department of Health, Oil Search Foundation, Marie Stopes, the United Nations and senior diplomats in Port Moresby.