Vaccines are now available to those above the age of 18

The COVID-19 vaccines work with your immune system so your body will be ready to fight the coronavirus if you are exposed to it. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, getting the vaccine is a powerful step in taking charge of your health.The vaccine together with the #NiupelaPasin measures will protect you from serious illness and

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Freedom of Movement Protected says Marape

The Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape,  assured the country that  the people’s  freedom of movement is a fundamental right, which is protected under the National Constitution. Mr  Marape said this following the release of a measure by the Controller of the COVID-19 National Coordination Centre that purports to restrict any unvaccinated persons from travelling domestically.

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Government to focus on rolling out vaccination program

Sunday 4July 2021 Police Commissioner and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response Mr David Manning said testing will have to be scaled back to allow the PNG Government pandemic response to focus on rolling out the vaccination program. Mr Manning said,  as being discussed and agreed  to last year by the National Control Centre,

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Freedom of Movement Protected says Marape

Sunday, 4 July 2021                                                          The Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape,  assured the country that  the people’s  freedom of movement is a fundamental right, which is protected under the National Constitution. Mr  Marape said this following the release of a measure by the Controller of the COVID-19 National Coordination Centre that purports to restrict any unvaccinated

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Calls for public protests unjustified says Manning

Sunday 4 July 2021 The Commissioner of Police and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response David Manning said calls for public protests over the recently released pandemic measures are unjustified. Mr Manning said that certain individuals and interest groups with ulterior motives are making these calls over the social media but there is no

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Manning: People’s rights will always be respected and protected

Police Commissioner and Controller of the PNG COVID-19 National Pandemic Response Mr David Manning has assured the people of Papua New Guinea that their rights will always be respected and protected at all cost. Mr Manning made this comment following criticisms made on the new measures on international and domestic travel. “There will be no

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Chinese COVID-19 vaccine is in PNG

THERE are currently three COVID-19 vaccines that have been gazetted to be used in the country – AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Sinopharm, a Chinese vaccine. A total of 200, 000 doses of the latter, donated by the Chinese Government arrived on Wednesday last week on an Air Niugini Plane. Minister for National Planning and Monitoring Reinbo

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