Author: Kerebi DAVID

Moreguina Health Centre in Abau District, Central Province has shut down its outpatient services temporarily on Friday 14th January after the health centre recorded 3 positive covid 19 cases amongst the inpatients in their two inpatient wards. Moreguina OICE Ravu Kapa said every other outpatient services are put on halt until further notice from them, as for now they will only attend to emergency cases. The 3 confirmed cases were admitted in the wards for Malaria but had shown very high fever, and when PCR covid test was carried on these 3 and sent to Kwikilia Health Centre lab last…

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A passenger boat carrying 8 passengers that has gone missing in the waters of New Ireland Province for the last 4 days has been located around midday today. After 4 days of searching the waters of New Ireland Province the boat and all the passengers have been found safe and sound on Tench Island. Mr Chris Paul a Mussau Islander who was involved in the search and rescue mission of the missing 8 said, the passenger boat on Friday 24th December left Tsoi Island around 6am in the morning to travel to Mussau Island but never reached its’ destination. A…

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The rainy season of the year is also the best time when pineapples grow in abundance and when this season happens around this time of the year, all the snakes start to come out as well especially Papuan Blacks and that is when the snake bites are frequent in the Central Province. Moreguina Health Centre in Abau District, Central Province has been receiving snake bite victims since November. OIC Ravu Kapa said snake bites have been happening frequently because of the wet season and in a week, about 2-3 snake bite victims have been brought into the health Centre however…

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Modilon General Hospital can now continue its Covid Testings after receiving 74 boxes of COVID -19 Rapid Diagnostic Test kits from New Britain Palm Oil Foundation on Friday 26th November. For the last two weeks, Modilon Hospital was unable to carry out any Covid -19 testings because it ran out of testing kits says Director of Public Health, Dr. Martin Damien upon receiving the kits. Dr. Damien said the hospital has recorded 1245 positive covid19 cases out of the 6000 accumulative tests done so far and he thanked New Britain Palm Oil Foundation for the timely donations to the provincial…

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It has been over a week now and the people of Manam Island in Madang Province are still waiting for disaster relief supplies to reach them. Close to 3000 Manam islanders are in desperate need of medical support, food, and clean water supply after their food gardens and water sources were destroyed by ash falls when the Manam volcano erupted on Wednesday 20th October, 2021. Around 7am last Wednesday morning the Manam volcano erupted, spewing ash with scoria of about 1-2 km above the volcano. Villages from Mandauri to Baliau were affected by the eruption in which houses, gardens and…

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About 12000 people from the 12 ward councils in the basin of Mt Bosavi have taken much interest in Agriculture. Many in the area are subsistence farmers, farming for their daily survival but all this has changed in recent times when the Mt Bosavi Sustainable Agriculture Development Corporation came into place to help these people take their subsistence farming to the next level. Early last year the Mt Bosavi Sustainable Agriculture Corporations started to introduce the idea of food security and the idea of commercial farming to the local farmers. These people are now introduced to vanilla, cocoa and even…

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Mr Paul Siwi, founder and former President and Team Manager of Unitech Greyhounds Rugby Union team and current Chairman and President for NCD Greyhounds team has been nominated today by PNG Rugby Union as the President for PNG Rugby Union. The Rugby Union Interim Board hosted its’ Annual General Meeting (AGM) today via zoom at the Lamana Hotel in Port Moresby where Mr Siwi was announced as the successful candidate for the PNGRU President position. Also, during the AGM, NCD RU nominated about 9 candidates to take up various posts in the PNG Rugby Board and out of the 9…

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1500 homeless and underprivileged children that are often referred to as street kids have the opportunity to go to school this year thanks to Street Kids Ministry. Over 13 years now the Street Kids Ministry which is run by The Salvation Army has been at the forefront to provide education to street kids in Lae, Morobe Province. Street Kids Ministry Coordinator Mr Stanley Timai says these kids come from poor families that cannot afford to send them to a normal public primary school in Lae while others are homeless and some come from broken homes and are left on the…

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The Malaysian Association PNG has been giving donations in cash and kind to needy Papua New Guineans for over 19 years now; this was revealed by the Malaysian Association PNG Chairman for Charity Fundraising Committee Mr Ivan Lu. Mr Lu said Malaysian Association PNG has the heart to help children and other Papua New Guineans who are in need of financial support or other forms of support and for the last 19 years they have been at the forefront donating cash and kind and giving help and support where needed and where it is possible for them to come in…

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Malaysian Association PNG came on board today as a donor partner to Life PNG Care with a donation of K30, 000 paid to RH Hyper Market in Port Moresby to supply Life PNG Care with food supplies. The funding paid to RH will see Life PNG Care get monthly supplies of food rations from the Hyper Mart until the the K30, 000 is fully used. Life PNG Care Director Mr. Collin Pake Takio said he was grateful for the donation which was timely especially with the pandemic and will surely sustain children who are seeking refuge at Life PNG Care.…

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