Operations Open Heart (OOH)

Fifteen heart patients to undergo heart operation

PMGH cardiothoracic surgeon and surgery coordinator, Dr Noah Tapaua says these patients had been screened and are ready for heart operations.

“The PMGH heart specialist team will be assisted by the Open Heart International team of Australian doctors,” Dr Tapaua says.

“The team visits PNG twice annually to perform operations mainly on children who have heart problems. Their two visits will be in February and August.