Monthly Archives

August 2018


Health Stakeholder Meeting Draws a Record Attendance

The North Fly Health Service Development Program & CMCA Middle and South Fly Health Program (NDFHSDP & CMSFHP) convened the first stakeholder meeting for 2018 in Port Moresby over two days, 9-10 May. The meeting was timed to follow the Western Province Development Forum held in Kiunga 18-20 April with the intent of informing partners about the new Western Province Government’s vision for health

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Program officers successfully assist with emergency case via phone call

North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) and CMCA Middle South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) Health Extension Officer (HEO) Gabriel Milep and Nursing Officer Grace Lipen while on clinical attachments at Ningerum Health Centre were able to provide assistance over the mobile phone to the Officer-In-Charge (OIC) at Iowara Health Centre for a mother who was in distress after delivering her baby. OIC Nurse

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Drimgas Aid Post gets a new HF Radio Installed

Drimgas Aid Post became the latest health facility to have a High Frequency (HF) radio installed for easy communication. The installation was done by the CMCA Middle and South Fly Health Service Program (CMSFHP) and North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) Infrastructure team, Bill Opasa, Wanai Hari and locally engaged carpenter, Linus Mitikpop. The installation works began on the 14th June 2018 and

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Integrated MCH Patrol and Mosquito Bednet distributions to the Upper Fly

A combined integrated patrol was conducted from the 1st – 16th May 2018 in the Upper Fly and P’Nang River by the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) Mother and Child Health (MCH) officer Veronica Kekae along with Harin Woram from District Health Services, Samson Umbre from Adventist Health Services and Village Health Volunteer (VHV) Rebecca Jeffry. Together the patrol team visited and

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Ready to Beat Malaria

World Malaria Day is observed on the 25th of April annually around the world and for this year, North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) and CMCA Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) along with Health Service partners received donated items and bales of long lasting insecticide (LLIN) mosquito bednets from development partner Exxon Mobil as part of the World Malaria Day awareness

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