PM Marape welcomes election of new US President Joe Biden and Vice-President Kamala Harris

Sunday 8 November 2020 Prime Minister Hon. James Marape today congratulated United States’ President-Elect Joe Biden, who is set to be the 46th President of the United States, defeating President Donald Trump. Prime Minister Marape also congratulated     Kamala Harris, who will be the first woman and first Black and Asian-American person to serve as Vice-President.

NCC dispatches team to Hela Province to support COVID-19 response – PNG cases at 599

Sunday 8 November 2020 The National Control Centre (NCC) for coronavirus disease (COVID-19) response has dispatched a team to Hela Province to support the provincial health teams in case investigation, contact tracing and collection of samples for testing. Controller of the National Pandemic Response, David Manning, said Hela Province reported its first case this week

Technical experts deployed to East New Britain and New Ireland for COVID-19 preparedness

Wednesday 4 November 2020 To boost preparedness and capacity to respond to coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, teams of experts from the National Control Centre (NCC) were deployed this week to East New Britain and New Ireland Provinces. Technical teams from the National Department of Health (NDOH), Central Public Health Laboratory (CPHL) and World Health Organization