Here are some of the latest General News & Newsletter posts..
Papua New Guinea would become a safe, healthy and wealthy nation by the year 2050 if the people ate the right kinds of food and kept themselves healthy. Minister for Health and HIV/AIDS, Hon Elias Kapavore said this in Mt Hagen recently while delivering his keynote address during the celebrations to mark 25 years of strong governance to the community by the Western Highlands Provincial Health Authority.
Western Highlands Governor, Paias Wingti has urged his people to work on their land and eat garden produce in order to live a healthy life. He said foods that made people healthy such as kaukau, potatoes, corn, broccoli and vegetables were grown in the soil and people must do more gardening and eat the right foods to be healthy.
The Tininga Group of Companies has this year once again come to the aid of paediatric patients from Western Highlands requiring open heart operation by sponsoring their travel and accommodation costs. The company which continues to support such worthy courses each year has this time made a donation of K16,000 to send 15 children with heart disease from Mt Hagen to Lae and Port Moresby for further screening and operations.
Tambul Station in the Upper Kagul area of Western Highlands came alive on Friday, 7th June 2019 when hundreds of people joined the Western Highlands Provincial Health Authority in celebrating its 25 years of strong governance to the community in Western Highlands.
The rating and subsequent awarding of a Certificate of Acknowledgement was announced by the Fred Hollows Foundation of New Zealand during the 10th Annual Ophthalmic Clinicians Refresher Workshop in Port Moresby from 4th – 6th June 2019. The certificate was awarded for “Exceptional Clinical Performance for three years by statistics” in recognition of its efforts in checking and treating eye patients who sought its services during this period.