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May 2015


Ningerum marks World TB Day

The World TB Day commemoration in the North Fly District, Western Province began with a lead up patrol and other activities by representatives from the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP), which is funded by Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML), and North Fly District Health Services along the Kiunga-Tabubil Highway. The objective of the patrol was to conduct awareness on TB and HIV,

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PICT very important for health workers

Provider Initiated Counselling and Testing (PICT) training is very important to health workers around the country as it allows the health worker to provide counselling and testing to any patient suspected of having HIV and AIDS, according to Alice Marai of the National Department of Health. Mrs. Marai said this during a PICT training in Kiunga, Western Province, conducted by the Ok Tedi Development

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Sponsored students graduate as Community Health Workers

Three students sponsored by the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) have graduated as Community Health Workers at the Rumginae Community Health Worker (RCHW) Training School in Western Province. The three students received their certificates in Community Health Work during a vibrant 36th graduation ceremony, which saw 25 students graduating on 12 March 2015. The NFHSDP sponsored Zina Nenebi, Markus Beltra and Owen

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