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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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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Remote health centre gets a new staff house

People in the remote village of Mougulu in Western Province have welcomed the construction of a new staff house for its Health Centre. The 3 bedroom high post house was constructed by the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) in partnership with the Evangelical Church of PNG Health Services and local labourers. The house is about 80 percent complete according to NFHSDP Infrastructure

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Highway patrol for North Fly District

The North Fly Health Services Development Program has begun 2015 with a patrol along the Kiunga-Tabubil highway in collaboration with North Fly District Health Services, in Western Province. Villages that were visited include the North Awin villages and North and West Ningerum villages from 10th to 19th of February to carry out health awareness, Immunization and other clinical services. The patrol was completed by

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Programs begin health patrols

The Community Mine Continuation Agreement (CMCA) – Middle and South Fly Health Program (CMSFHP) and the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) have begun health care patrols for 2015. CMSFHP works with health service partners in CMCA villages in the Middle and South Fly districts of Western Province. Teams from the CMSFHP are visiting the CMCA villages to begin the Program’s 2015 activities

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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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