2014

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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Villages in North Fly now have Village Health Volunteers

Five villages in the North Fly District in Western Provinces have welcomed newly trained Village Health Volunteers (VHV) who graduated last week at Gusiore village. The six week training was facilitated by the North Fly Health Services Development Programme (NFHSDP) and the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Programme (CMSFHP) which saw ten volunteers trained. During the graduation NFHSDP

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New incinerator keeps Rumginae clean

A newly constructed and installed incinerator at Rumginae Hospital is keeping the facility clean according to a staff member there. The incinerator was donated by the Catholic Health Services (CHS) and was constructed and assembled by the North Fly Health Services Development Programme (NFHSDP) this year. Mokota Tapon, Rural Health Coordinator said that the incinerator has helped in keeping the hospital grounds clean and

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NFHSDP supports ECPNG Health Services to Honinabi

In October 2014, North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) supported ECPNG Health Services to conduct a three-week integrated outreach health patrol to the Nomad region. The patrol was led by Sr. Tina Swokin, a senior ECPNG nursing officer, and provided a range of primary health including mother and child health and HIV and TB services. Clinic points were set up at aid posts

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Villagers present Healthy Village Program proposal

Four villages in the North Fly District have presented a combined proposal to the North Fly Health Services Development Programme (NFHSDP) for Healthy Village projects during the graduation of ten village health volunteers, at Guisore Village in the first week of November. The proposal was presented to NFHSDP Program Administrator, Sammy Bogen from Harin Woram the community health worker and a National Volunteer Services

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Gusiore Aid Post is registered with NDoH

For more than three years, the community at Gusiore Village in the North Fly District wanted their aid post to be registered with the National Department of Health (NDoH) so they could receive their annual share of medical supplies. Well, they will wait no more! The North Fly District Health Manager, John Lari announced to the community that their aid post was registered this

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Enhancing Health Information Management in North Fly

Health administrators and health information officers play a critical role in the delivery of health care and one of North Fly Health Service Development Program’s (NFHSDP) key long term objectives is to strengthen the management of health information across all partner agencies in North Fly District. Since 2010 the NFHSDP has provided basic health information management training programs for partner staff and in August

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NFHSDP and District Health services work together for better remote health service coverage

A NFHSDP funded outreach health patrol to the Upper Fly River from 11-30 August was another important support mechanism for North Fly District Health Services as they continue to lack funding to provide sufficient outreach health services across North Fly. The patrol team, consisting of District Health staff, NFHSDP,staff and one Kiunga Hospital laboratory officer provided a range of health promotion and primary health

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NFHSDP continues technical support for Swetikin Healthy Village Project

A four-day health patrol was conducted at Swetikin by North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) and Mercy Works Kiunga (MWK). Despite the challenge of adverse weather conditions in North Fly, the NFHSDP team and a member of the Mercy Works Team travelled to Swetikin on 18 August to continue their technical support for the Swetikin Healthy Village program. Mercy Works in collaboration with

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NFHSDP celebrates Independence with awareness

The North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) celebrated Papua New Guinea’s 39th Independence by carrying out Voluntary Confidential Counselling and Testing (VCCT) and other health awareness in Kiunga, Western Province. Residents in Kiunga and surrounding areas were given free health information and awareness on Malaria, Tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS and Family Planning. The VCCT saw encouraging numbers from the young, old, working class,

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