Financing agreements

Govt signs health deals

The first is a K41 millionĀ (AUD$18 million) grant from the Australian Government for the continuation of the Rural Primary Health Service Delivery Project.

The second is a concessional loan from the Czechoslovakia EXIM Bank for K172 million (Euro 55 million) for the upgrading of the Boram Hospital in East Sepik Province.

Acting Prime Minister, Charles Abel, said the signing represents the ongoing commitment of the Government towards the health sector.