World Environment Day Clean-a-thon

World Environment Day Clean-a-thon

World Environment Day on June 5 was marked in various ways throughout the country and in Mt Hagen, the day was marked with a clean-a-thon in the city. Youths from the Mt Hagen branch of the West Enga Foundation, a Non-Government Organisation based in Port Moresby commemorated the day on 12th June by leading the public to clean up the city under the theme, “clean homes – clean lives”. Continue Reading

New delivery beds for Labour Ward

New delivery beds for Labour Ward

Expectant mothers admitted to the Labour Ward of Mt Hagen Hospital will now be using new and more comfortable beds to deliver. The Western Highlands Provincial Health Authority (WHPHA) has purchased eight new electronically-operated delivery beds for the labour ward, aimed at helping expectant mothers to make themselves comfortable while preparing to deliver. Continue Reading

Dei District donates food to Mt Hagen Hospital

Dei District donates food to Mt Hagen Hospital

Mt Hagen Hospital was blessed with food and vegetables recently when the Dei District Administration in Western Highlands made a surprise visit and donated the food items. The items included kaukau, taros, yams, bananas, cabbages and other vegetables. The food items were part of a collection of food and vegetables that had been collected by the people of Western Highlands to donate to the people of Hela Province who had been affected by the February 26 earthquake. Continue Reading

THE INFORMER – October-November 2017

THE INFORMER – October-November 2017

Papua New Guinea will soon have trained pharmacy assistants working in rural health facilities throughout the country to help provide pharmaceutical services in rural areas.

More than 75 students from five nominated Provincial Health Authorities in the country have begun an 18-month Certificate in Basic Pharmacy Management (CBPM) training program, developed to address the pharmaceutical needs of rural health facilities. Continue Reading