Minister for HIV&AIDs Michael Malabag

New provincial authority for health in New Ireland

Australian High Commissioner Bruce Davis, Minister for Mining Bryon Chan, Minister for HIV&AIDs Michael Malabag, Kavieng Open MP Ben Micah, Governor for New Ireland Province (NIP) Sir Julius Chan, Secretary for National Department of Health Pascoe Kase and other high profile delegates and important guests turned up for the historic occasion.

The occasion also culminated with the opening of the state-of-the-heart Operating Theatre and X-Ray suite and provincial medical store and the swearing in of the new PHA Board.

The new hospital board includes: