Stories from Papua New Guinea

In a move to free up more money to fund essential HIV and TB services for the 2018-2020 funding cycle, in-country principle recipients (PRs) implementing for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (which includes the Oil Search Foundation (OSF), will undergo consolidation starting from 2018.

A scoping mission for an Insecticide Resistance Study was jointly conducted by the Oil Search Foundation (OSF) and the Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research (PNGIMR) from 30 September to 2 October 2015 within the Tagali valley of Hela Province, Papua New Guinea. The objective of the scoping mission was to establish if there was a need for a full-scale Insecticide Resistance Study on the local mosquito population as a result of prolonged use of a pyrethroid insecticide.