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THE INFORMER – July-August 2018

THE INFORMER – July-August 2018

Mt Hagen Hospital now has one of the best Emergency Departments in the country to serve its patients.

The newly-refurbished facility is fully equipped and adequately staffed with two specialist physicians, five medical officers, six health extension officers (HEOs), 26 nurses and five hygiene staff to provide the best service for its patients.

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THE INFORMER – May-June 2018

THE INFORMER – May-June 2018

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

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

THE INFORMER – June-July 2016

THE INFORMER – June-July 2016

The Western Highlands Provincial Health Authority (WHPHA) is a leader in the provision of health services under the National Government’s public/private partnership policy, according to a Non-Government Organization.

The Vice Chairman of Susu Mamas Inc., Ms. Anna Maalsen said WHPHA was leading the way in how health outcomes were achieved and her organization was happy to be part of that achievement. Continue Reading