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North Fly Health Services Development Program and CMCA Middle and South Fly Health Program provides support during Polio Mass Vaccination

The mass Polio vaccination campaign was a PNG National department of health sanctioned program rolled out across the country after the detection of a first polio cases in Morobe province early in 2018. Western province commenced its campaign in October under the direction of the health department. The NFHSDP & CMSFHP (the Program) is a key partner to the Western provincial health services and

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Matkomnai Health Centre & Drimgas Aid Post Materials Deployment

On the 1st of October, the North Fly Health Services Development Program (NFHSDP) and the CMCA Middle South Fly Program (CMSFHP) delivered building materials for the Drimgas Aid Post, the Community Health Worker (CHW) trainee students’ accommodation and for the maintenance work at Matkomnai Health Centre (HC). The team consisted of NFHSDP and CMSFHP infrastructure officer Wanai Hari, locally engaged casuals Murphy Tona and

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Making family planning accessible in remote North Fly

Twelve women from remote villages in North Fly District have made great efforts to access family planning. The women aged between 17-44 years of age, heard that a health patrol would be in Gasuke in August, and so travelled there to wait for the patrol. First they walked for eight hours from their village to the mouth of the Elewara River and then paid

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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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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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