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April 2016


Middle Fly villages welcome vaccine fridges

The villages of Mipan and Katawim in the Middle Fly District of Western Province have welcomed the installation of solar powered vaccine fridges. This vital equipment was installed by the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP), which is funded and managed by the Ok Tedi Development Foundation and implemented by Abt JTA. The CMSFHP Logistics team delivered

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Kwem village gets staff house for health officer

The remote village of Kwem in the Middle Fly District in Western Province welcomed a brand new staff house including solar power for their health worker. The Community Mine Continuation (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Program (CMSFHP) provided the funding for the staff house which was constructed by Avenell Engineering Systems (AES). The Program is funded and managed by the Ok Tedi Development Foundation

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Medical student on rural attachment with CMSFHP

CMSFHP medical staff Joel Petau Jnr (left) assisting final year Griffith University medical student Daniel Crow during a minor surgery at the Aiambak aid post in Middle Fly  A final year medical student from Griffith University in Queensland, Australia has participated in a five day health patrol with the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) in the

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Clinical attachments to support outreach patrols

The Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) has been undertaking clinical attachments across key health facilities in the Middle Fly District of Western Province. The CMSFHP is funded and managed by the Ok Tedi Development Foundation and implemented by Abt JTA. Clinical attachments are when CMSFHP staff are based at a health facility and provide on-the-job training,

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Health officer challenges villagers to keep their village clean

Health Promotion Officer, Cyril Yama, demonstrating to Mipan villagers how to use bleach to purify water before drinking.  Mipan village in the Middle Fly District, Western Province has been encouraged by a Health Promotion Officer with the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) to work towards maintaining a clean and healthy village. CMSFHP’s Health Promotion Officer, Cyril Yama,

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