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July 2014

New vaccine refrigerators to boost immunisation in Middle and South Fly

The immunisation program in Papua New Guinea offers a range of vaccines that will reduce the risk of morbidity and mortality. However, there are many challenges in providing immunisation services to remote populations. One of these challenges is having an adequate cold chain system in place that ensures vaccines are maintained at appropriate temperatures before being administered. An important part of the cold chain

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Delivering babies while on Patrol in South Fly, Western Province

Providing Primary Health Care to people of South Fly is a routine job for the CMCA Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) Patrol Team. Attending to sick people, immunising children, providing mothers with antenatal and family planning services and referring severe cases are some of our obligations as health care providers. Delivering a new born baby does not happen regularly but during our

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