COVID-19 response

Churches On COVID-19 Awareness

About 30 representatives from different churches in Port Moresby, Central, Milne Bay, Oro, Western and Gulf provinces participated in the first day of the discussions. 
The purpose of this dialogue is raising awareness on COVID-19 vaccines, to ensure that church leaders are sensitized on information regarding the vaccine. 
Making sure Church leaders are resourced with updated information and they obtain correct and evidence-based information, help reduce the severity and mortality of COVID-19 and reduce pressure on the PNG health care system. 

EMT arrives from UK

They will be deployed to the Mt. Hagen Provincial Hospital in Western Highlands for the next 6 weeks. 

“The situation up there is in dire need of specialist assistance and from the NCC, we are grateful for this genuine token of friendship and assistance from the British government,” Manning said at the National Control Centre.

Manning stated that the reason behind the deployment is the recent surge of COVID-19 Delta variant cases in the last two months.

UAE sends medical aid to Pacific Island countries in fight against COVID-19

The countries include Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Nauru, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, Vanuatu, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Cook Islands, and Niue.

Commenting on the delivery, Abdulla Al Subousi, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the UAE to Australia, said, "Today’s aid shipment to Pacific island countries reflects the UAE’s continued efforts to support and stand by these countries to contain the spread of COVID-19 by providing critical medical supplies and protection to strengthen the efforts of healthcare personnel."