Health facilities, health workers overwhelmed

Tuesday 19 October 2021 ALL major hospitals in the country are barely coping as they respond to the rising number of COVID-19 cases. These include,  the Mt Hagen General Hospital, Angau General Hospital, Goroka General Hospital and Port Moresby General Hospital. “We’re at the moment barely managing with the existing load. There are surges occurring

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NCC Surveillance releases updates on Covid-19

Monday 18  October 2021 The National Control Centre  has released statistics  on COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours ending,  Monday 18 October 2021. From the statistics, the country’s total  number  of cumulative cases has reached 25,356, while   the recovered cases now   stand at 22,142. The total known deaths has also increased to 312 with

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U.S. Government Launches Mobile COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic in Port Moresby

October 15 2021 The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), in partnership with ExxonMobil PNG, the Motu Koita Assembly, and the National Capital District Provincial Health Authority (NCD PHA) launched a second mobile vaccination clinic in Port Moresby on October 15 to support rollout of COVID-19 vaccines. This second mobile

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NDOH releases updates on COVID-19 vaccinations

Thursday 30, September 2021 The Department of Health and its partners have reported that  the total  number of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered   in Papua New Guinea  reached 191,925, as of  Wednesday  29 September  2021. From that figure, the number of persons  who received   at least one dose, is 133,741 whilst the total number of  those

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Dr Daoni urges citizens to get vaccinated as Delta variant cases spread.

Wednesday 29 September 2021 The Deputy Controller of the National Pandemic Response, Dr Esorom Daoni is again appealing to  Papua New Guineans to get vaccinated, as  the new  Delta variant   cases of COVID-19   spread  across  the country . In his weekly virtual  press briefing, Dr Daoni   said that  the  previous number of   the Delta variant  

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PNG COVID-19 cases increase to 19,704

Wednesday 29 September 2021 The  number of COVID-19 cases in Papua New Guinea has increased to 19,704 as of 12 midday, Monday 27 September 2021,  while the death toll  rose to 277. Deputy Controller of the National Pandemic Response, Dr Esorom Daoni,  in his weekly virtual  media briefing yesterday,  said  the  increases were the result

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AT THE GENERAL DEBATE OF THE SEVENTY-SIXTH SESSION THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY NEW YORK

FRIDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2021 His Excellency Mr. Abdulla Shahid, President of the General Assembly; His Excellency Mr. Antonio Guterres, United Nations Secretary-General; Fellow leaders, Excellencies and distinguished delegates; It is my distinguished honour and pleasure on my own behalf and that of my 8 million plus people and Government, to join other global leaders in

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PM Marape expresses gratitude to international partners for providing COVID-19 Vaccines

Thursday 23 September 2021 Prime Minister Hon. James Marape has  expressed his gratitude to the  international partners for providing COVID-19 vaccines to Pacific Islands Forum countries. He said this when addressing a virtual Pacific Island Forum Leaders Meeting with UN Secretary General, H.E Antonio Guterres, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA)

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