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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Chinese community comes to the aid of Kiunga Hospital

The Chinese business community in Kiunga, Western Province, has come to the assistance of the Kiunga Hospital with funds to purchase a portable x-ray machine. The hospital received K125,500 from New Century Investment Limited, Niugini Pride Supermarket, Rainfox Trading, ZC Trading, Young Sing Trading and Unique Hardware, which amounts to the cost of a portable x-ray machine. The hospital has only one x-ray machine

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Hospital and Program staff assist in emergency

The staff at Kiunga Hospital, Rumginae Hospital, North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) and Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) joined arms to assist in an emergency effort after an accident on the Kiunga to Tabubil Highway. On December 5th, a truck carrying about 30 passengers ran off the road onto a rocky slope after one of

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Programs delivering quality health services during El Niño

Western Province has been hit hard by the effects of the El Niño, with most of the rivers and lakes drying up. While services like education, businesses and the Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) operations have been affected in this major dry spell, quality health services are still being delivered to the areas that have been hit hard. The Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA)

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Iasa village receives water catchment

The Community Mine Continuation Agreement Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP), which is funded by the Ok Tedi Development Foundation and implemented by Abt JTA, is delivering vital health services to the people of Western Province. Water and sanitation is one component of such services, and the program has embarked on providing people access to clean drinking water as one of its major

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Contraceptive implant training and supervision

The Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) and the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) have carried out supervisory visits for family planning services in Western Province. The programs are funded through Ok Tedi Development Foundation and Ok Tedi Mining Limited respectively, and both implemented by Abt JTA. The visits are a component of the Marie Stopes

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Staff houses handed over

The Community Mine Continuation Agreement – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP), which is funded by Ok Tedi Development Foundation, is delivering vital health services to the people of Western Province. CMSFHP is working in partnership with existing health service providers like the Catholic Health Services (CHS) and District and Provincial Health Services in the Middle and South Fly Districts. Two new staff

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Aiambak Aid Post completes first partnership attachment

After being closed for many years due to lack of staff and medical supplies, Aiambak Aid Post reopened its doors following a full refurbishment carried out by the Community Mine Continuation Agreement – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) in 2014. Recently two CMSFHP Primary Health Care Officers, Joel Petau Junior and Liman Kerenga, were on attachment at the aid post. They were

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CMSFHP staff assists and saves snakebite victim

The refurbished Aiambak Aid Post along the Fly River in the Middle Fly District of Western Province has seen its fair share of emergency cases since reopening its doors again this year. Just last month in August, Primary Health Care Officers from the Community Mine Continuation Agreement – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) were on attachment at the aid post and were

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