2015

Hospital and Program staff assist in emergency

The staff at Kiunga Hospital, Rumginae Hospital, North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) and Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) joined arms to assist in an emergency effort after an accident on the Kiunga to Tabubil Highway. On December 5th, a truck carrying about 30 passengers ran off the road onto a rocky slope after one of

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Programs delivering quality health services during El Niño

Western Province has been hit hard by the effects of the El Niño, with most of the rivers and lakes drying up. While services like education, businesses and the Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) operations have been affected in this major dry spell, quality health services are still being delivered to the areas that have been hit hard. The Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA)

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North Fly District Health office opens after renovation

The North Fly District Health office in Kiunga, Western Province, has reopened after being closed down for nearly a decade, following a full renovation and an extension to the building. The renovation and extension was carried out by the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) and supported by its counterpart program, the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Health Program

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Contraceptive implant training and supervision

The Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) and the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) have carried out supervisory visits for family planning services in Western Province. The programs are funded through Ok Tedi Development Foundation and Ok Tedi Mining Limited respectively, and both implemented by Abt JTA. The visits are a component of the Marie Stopes

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NFHSDP staff on clinical attachment

The North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP), which is funded by Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) and managed by the Ok Tedi Development Foundation (OTDF), is continuing to deliver much needed health services in Western Province despite the harsh effects of the drought. NFHSDP staff have been placed on clinical attachment, at facilities that are managed by program partners such as District Health

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Infrastructure activities for health services in North Fly

The North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) continues to establish and upgrade key health infrastructures in the North Fly District in Western Province. Led by Infrastructure Officer Moses Anis, the projects are in partnership with the Evangelical Church of Papua New Guinea (ECPNG) and District Health Services (DHS) and are aimed at greatly improving the delivery of health services. Maintenance works have been

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Awareness on new family planning method

Awareness on the Sino II contraceptive implant has started in the North Fly District of Western Province, carried out by the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) and CMCA Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP). The family planning method will also be introduced in the Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) catchment villages soon. The implant is a small rod about the size

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Remote North Fly health facilities light up after solar light installations

Some of the most remote health facilities in the North Fly District in Western Province have received much needed solar lights from the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP), which is funded by Ok Tedi Mining Limited. The NFHSDP, now under the management of Ok Tedi Development Foundation, has installed over 42 sets of solar lights to 21 health facilities since September 2014.

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Health workers learn Essential Obstetric Care

The National Department of Health (NDoH) in partnership with community health programs in Western Province conducted two Essential Obstetric Care (EOC) training programs in Daru and Kiunga during May. The training was conducted in partnership with the Ok Tedi Development Foundation-funded Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) and the Ok Tedi Mining Limited-funded North Fly Health Services

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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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