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February 2017


Program Supports Hospital during Festive Period

For 3 weeks over Christmas and New Year, four North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) and CMCA Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) staff supported the outpatient department and obstetrics and gynaecology ward at Kiunga Hospital due to staff shortages at this time. Kiunga Hospital Senior Health Extension Officer, Mark Gena, was grateful for the support provided, and was happy to see

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Roll out of Village Health Volunteer Program in Manawete and Kiwaba

A VHV trainee conducts health promotion activites with communities. For four weeks over August and September, 2016, training for new village health volunteers (VHV) was conducted in Kawiapo village in the Manwete CMCA trust region. Kawiapo village was selected as the training venue as the village began implementing the healthy island concept back in 2011. By conducting the training in this setting, it has

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