Prime Minister appeals to citizens to get vaccinated

Friday 22 October 2021 Papua New Guineans are again  urged  to   take  the vaccine as Covid-19 cases surge in country. Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape , appealed to citizens to be protected, during  his virtual   press conference this afternoon, adding, the national government   has made  vaccines available in country  for every citizen and  resident who

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WHO’s Vaccines Explained Series

Friday 22 October 2021 Topic 7: The effects of virus variants on COVID-19 vaccines This article is part of a series of explainers on vaccine development and distribution. Learn more about vaccines – from how they work and how they’re made to ensuring safety and equitable access – in WHO’s Vaccines Explained series. All viruses

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Professor Mola emphasizes on Covid-19 vaccination on NBC Talk Back program

Tuesday 19 October 2021 Professor in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences at the University of PNG. Dr Glen Mola, says   the   Covid-19 vaccination is ‘absolutely  vital’ for people’s survival. He made these remarks during the government talk back program on National Broadcasting Corporation Television on Monday evening (18 October), adding, the vaccine is

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Wong: Vaccine , a Human Right

Friday 22 October 2021 Minister for Health and HIV/AIDS, Hon. Jelta Wong  has  declared that vaccine is a human right  that  can  prolong the health  and lives of every Papua New Guinean. “Being  vaccinated is about people’s right to live and it is about the Christian morals of keeping a brother and sister safe and

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Vaccines and immunization: What is vaccination?

Thursday 21 October, 2021 What is vaccination? Vaccination is a simple, safe, and effective way of protecting you against harmful diseases, before you come into contact with them. It uses your body’s natural defenses to build resistance to specific infections and makes your immune system stronger. Vaccines train your immune system to create antibodies, just

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WHO’s Vaccines Explained series

Thursday 21 October 2021 Topic 2: How are vaccines developed? This article is part of a series of explainers on vaccine development and distribution. Learn more about vaccines –from how they work and how they’re made to ensuring safety and equitable access –in WHO’s Vaccines Explained series. What are the ingredients in a vaccine?  Vaccines

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World Health Organization’s Vaccines Explained Series

Thursday 21 October 2021 How do vaccines work? This article is part of a series of explainers on vaccine development and distribution. Learn more about vaccines – from how they work and how they’re made to ensuring safety and equitable access – in WHO’s Vaccines Explained series. Germs are all around us, both in our

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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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