Monthly Archives

May 2015


PICT very important for health workers

Provider Initiated Counselling and Testing (PICT) training is very important to health workers around the country as it allows the health worker to provide counselling and testing to any patient suspected of having HIV and AIDS, according to Alice Marai of the National Department of Health. Mrs. Marai said this during a PICT training in Kiunga, Western Province, conducted by the Ok Tedi Development

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Water catchment for Middle Fly villages

The Ok Tedi Development Foundation (OTDF) facilitated Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) Infrastructure Team has completed the installation of water tanks in three villages in the Middle Fly District. This is after the team carried out scoping work for water catchment installations in December 2014 in four villages: Bosset, Obo, Mipan and Membok. Installations will occur

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Middle Fly welcomes 14 new Village Health Volunteers

The Middle Fly District in Western Province has welcomed 14 new Village Health Volunteers (VHVs) after they completed 6 weeks of training at Moian village. The VHVs were trained by the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP). The 6 weeks training started in February and included a week long practical for the female participants at the Kiunga

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Moian welcomes Dotsy for World TB Day commemorations

Tuberculosis (TB) mascot, Dotsy visited Moian, a rural village in Western Province during the commemoration of the World TB Day in March. Organised by the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP), the World TB Day commemorations were held together with the graduation of 14 Village Health Volunteers. Attending the event were CMSFHP partners Ok Tedi Development Foundation

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