Oil Search Foundation (OSF) support has made it possible for Southern Highlands Provincial Health Authority (SHPHA) to start a rotational program for doctors to Pimaga Rural Hospital in Kutubu.
Burnet Institute and the Oil Search Foundation (OSF) have entered into a partnership that recognises their shared long-term commitment to improve the health of Papua New Guineans.
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).
The Hela Provincial Hospital is among the best managed Hospital in PNG after achieving the highest commendation of an ‘Unqualified’ rating from the Auditor General’s Office (AGO) recently.
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.
Six interns have completed a training program to equip them with skills to counsel and help survivors of family and sexual violence throughout the country through a counselling telephone hotline service.
‘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.
Children and pregnant mothers of Hela, will now benefit from refrigerators for storing vital vaccines for life-threatening diseases like TB, pneumonia, whooping cough, diphtheria, measles, polio and tetanus.
More than forty children at the Hela Provincial Hospital were, successfully reviewed and recommended for further treatment by a visiting specialist children’s heart doctor from Port Moresby recently.
A novel idea to set up a “cupboard” library in the Children’s Ward of the Hela Provincial Hospital has kicked off with the lending of books to children who are admitted there.
Over 600 school children and people from three remote villages in Kafa, Southern Highlands Province were given education awareness on family planning, Tuberculosis (TB) and the dangers of illegal drugs, alcohol abuse and violence recently.
Getting 3-5 year olds to behave, let alone absorb basic learning in a classroom setting is by no means an easy feat for any teacher.