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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Health team deployed to tackle outbreak

On the request of Middle Fly District Health Services, a health patrol team from the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) was deployed to Aiambak and then on to Lake Murray in January after reports emerged of a possible whooping cough (Pertussis) outbreak at Lake Murray. The CMSFHP team travelled from Kiunga down the Fly River to the

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Infrastructure team kicks off in 2015

The infrastructure team of the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) has started their planned 2015 tasks. A team led by Infrastructure officer Bill Opasa has already installed solar lighting and HF radios on the national health radio network at all South Fly health facilities. These installations are a continuation of the solar lighting and health radio roll

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Programs begin health patrols

The Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) and the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) have begun health care patrols for 2015. CMSFHP works with health service partners in CMCA villages in the Middle and South Fly districts of Western Province. Teams from the CMSFHP are visiting the CMCA villages to begin the Program’s 2015 activities

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Aiambak Aid Post Refurbished

The Aiambak Aid Post has been totally refurbished by the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Programme (CMSFHP). The Aid Post has been closed for many years and the refurbishment, along with the provision of equipment, will allow health services to be delivered in Aiambak again. The aid post will be operated by Middle Fly District Health Services, one

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Radio Installation and reprogramming for health facilities

The Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Programme (CMSFHP) carried out radio maintenance and installation work on three health facilities in the Middle Fly District last month. The team leader of the radio installation crew, Wanai Harry, said a brand new radio was installed at the recently refurbished Aiambak Aid Post, while maintenance and reprogramming was undertaken at Mipan

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Nakaku Elementary Classroom Project

The Lik Lik Skul Foundation provided the perfect opportunity for a number of old mates to get together for a week to construct a freestanding classroom and storage room at Nakaku School in the South Fly District of Western Province. The extra rooms will enable Nakaku School to accept elementary level students, something they have previously been unable to do. In late August, Geoff

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Five more health facilities receive essential equipment for health services

The Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) continued the rollout of essential medical equipment to all open health facilities in the program catchment area, with the latest distribution to 5 health facilities. The health facilities which received this much needed medical equipment were Tapila, Wasua, Teapopo Health Centers/Sub-Health Centres, and Dewara and Sialowa Aid Posts. The welcome delivery

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CMSFHP presents sponsorship cheque to Community Health Workers School

The Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) has presented a K21,000 cheque to Rumginae Community Health Worker School for the sponsorship of 7 students who are from CMCA areas. Rumginae CHW School Principal Amos Kupaloma was present to receive the cheque from CMSFHP Specialist Work Force Trainer, Oscar Karatu at the CMSFHP office in Kiunga, Western Province. Mr

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