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Papua New Guinea has recorded another COVID-19 death bringing the total number of deaths from to 12 on Thursday 25 February.  A 63 year old male from West Sepik province is the latest reported COVID-19 death. He was admitted to Sandaun Provincial Hospital on the 19th of this month until his death. The death comes as 89 new cases have been reported in West Sepik, West New Britain, the Autonomous Region of Bougainville and in the National Capital District. This is the highest number of cases reported in a single day since the beginning of the pandemic in PNG. A…

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This just in, there has been another COVID-19 related death bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 12.  This death comes as 89 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours…the highest number of cases reported in a single day. This now brings the total number of COVID-19 cases for PNG to 1, 228 confirmed cases. Continue to practice COVID-19 safety protocols and keep listening to the news on this station & follow our news website: pnghausbung.com for more on this story.

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It is with great sadness that the Somare’s on behalf of Lady Veronica Somare announce the passing of her beloved husband, the father of her children and grandchildren and great grandchild Sir Michael Thomas Somare at 12am on Friday 25 February 2021. Sir Michael was only diagnosed with a late stage of Pancreatic Cancer in early February and was admitted to hospital on Friday 19 February 2021. Sadly, pancreatic cancer is one of the most aggressive cancers that are rarely detected early. We as a family had only two weeks to look for possible treatments for our father. “Sir Michael…

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Bougainville has confirmed its second positive case of COVID-19 for the region this week. The Bougainville Public Health Committee said the case is that of a female, who displayed symptoms of the virus and went in for voluntary testing this week. Her sample was tested at the Buka Triage Center using the Gene Xpert machine and brought back a positive result. The ABG Health Clinical Team confirmed that her condition is stable and she is currently being treated and is in self-isolation at home. Contact tracing and sample collection has already commenced for close contacts of the positive case, and…

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Jenny Gonapa had no office when she started her business in 2009 – just alaptop, an idea and her determination. Today, PNG Highlands Tours is regarded as a reliable tourism operator, anachievement obtained through Jenny’s commitment to learning and hardwork. In many ways, her journey as an entrepreneur started back in 2001 whenshe was selected to undertake an Australian Government supportedscholarship – a business management diploma she completed through TAFEQueensland. After she graduated and returned home, Jenny worked with a tour operatorin Goroka, but in the back of her mind was the desire to run her ownbusiness. With the encouragement…

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Police Commissioner David Manning has defended his recent transfer of senior police officers saying these were made in the best interest of the Constabulary and the country and were within his powers as the Commissioner of Police. Mr Manning made this statement following media reports of six police officers who have taken the Commissioner to Court over the recent transfer directives he issued. Mr Manning said the Police Commissioner has the authority to issue directions to officers regarding the conduct of criminal investigations, applying for arrest warrants, laying of charges, and the deployment of members of police force anywhere within…

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Port Moresby General Hospital will continue to provide normal services amidst the surge in COVID-19 in the city. PMGH serves over a million residents of the NCD, people from Central, parts of Gulf Provinces and referrals from the rest of the country. PMGH is the only public Health facility providing 24 emergency services (with Gerehu Hospital), theatre services and labour ward with 50-60 deliveries per day. PMGH Chief Executive Officer Dr. Paki Molumi said over 300 prescriptions per day are processed at our pharmacy and over 300 x-rays are processed per day at the Radiology Department. The specialist clinics runs…

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This just in, there has been another COVID-19 related death bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to 11. This death comes as 28 new cases have been reported in the last 24 hours…20 in Western and 8 in NCD. This now brings the total number of COVID-19 cases for PNG to 1139 confirmed cases. Continue to practice COVID-19 safety protocols and keep listening to the news on this station & follow our news website: pnghausbung.com for more on this story.

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Meet Charlie Koneng, a man on a mission to fight open defecation by leading the campaign in communities in Nawaeb LLG, Morobe Province to get every household build a toilet and learn the importance of personal hygiene to keep diseases at bay. Charlie left his wife and children behind to be an advocate against open defecation. As one of the over 200-250 Klinpela Komuniti Projek (KKP) motivators , he left behind his family’s poultry business, and spends months as a volunteer with World Vision staff, walking from one community to the next, promoting healthy living. Charlie was met by World…

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PNG’s long , triple and high jump record holder Rellie Kaputin  is aiming this year to fulfill her dream of representing her country at the Olympic Games. Kaputin is targeting some high level competitions in Australia over the next two months, starting tomorrow at the Coles Summer Series Meet in Canberra. Coach Phillip Newton will be hoping that all the hard work of the past twelve months will be translated into some good results in the coming weeks. Kaputin returns to Canberra next month for the Canberra Track Classic and will also compete in the Queensland Championships next month and…

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