PNG Vision 2050

Development of health workers’ standards

Minister for Health and HIV/AIDS, Elias Kapavore, said the recent launch of the Health Workforce Standards and Monitoring System is a milestone achievement for Health in PNG.

“As we all know, the National Health Service Standards is a blueprint for providing safe and quality health services in achieving primary health care for all and improved service delivery for the rural majority and urban disadvantaged, as per the current National Health Care plan 2011-2020.

Final year student wins symposium honour

Speaking to LOOP News he said research was a very important part of developments because it built and added  new ideas and findings to the knowledge of the nation.

“Research is very important towards the implementation of PNG Vision 2050,’’ he said.

Twelve presenters gave their presentations however, only two were awarded the best symposium presentation award,  Ishmael Palipal and Ms Joan Bailey who hails from Madang, and is a Communication Arts Journalism student.