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October 2013


Timinsiriap adopts healthy village principles

The community of Timinsiriap in North Fly District is committed to improving health in its village and is making progress towards becoming a ‘Healthy Village’. The Healthy Village concept is endorsed by the World Health Organisation and is based on principles of partnership, ownership and participation. Since first approached by the North Fly Health Services Development Program, community members in Timinsiriap have established a Village Health Committee and

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Tabubil Urban Clinic reduces crowds at Tabubil Hospital

Tabubil Urban Clinic or TUC is a day clinic that provides vital health services for the local communities in Tabubil. Each month 1500 patients visit the clinic, mostly from Wangbin Village, 7 Kona and surrounding settlements. Some patients come from as far Sisimakam and other villages along the highway. It is staffed by 3 Nursing Officers, 3 Community Health Workers and 1 Health Extension

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