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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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Village grasps importance of Ventilated Improved Pit toilets

Water and sanitation issues are significant public health concerns for people living around the delta of the Fly River. Toilet facilities are essential for the people there, however those that have been built by locals and other service providers have not been able to withstand the continuous rise and fall of water levels and ocean tides. This health issue was identified by a health

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Mass measles immunisation campaign: efforts to reach the target group

In late 2013, an outbreak of measles in PNG led to the launch of a mass measles immunisation campaign in Western Province to prevent further transmission of the disease. The target group for the immunisation campaign was all people aged from 6 months to 20 years. The CMCA Middle and South Fly Health Programme (CMSFHP) Patrol team recently travelled to the Kiwaba CMCA Region

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