PNG Cancer Foundation

Women urged to be health change agents

MSPNG personnel presented sessions on Family Planning (FP) and Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH) that formed part of the Health Awareness Program facilitated by the PNG Cancer Foundation (PNGCF) Programs Coordinator, Renee Marru, on Friday 30th June held at the Lohia-Rahe Resource Centre.

With the theme ‘Start the conversation. Let’s take action. Make healthy lifestyle choices,’ 32 female residents of Vabukori participated in the awareness session where they learned how to care for their loved ones in terms of Sexual Reproductive Health (SRH). 

CPL-PNGCF perform free health checks

A health check campaign commenced as part of the public health and community outreach program, in line with the World Cancer Day's 2023 theme; “Close the care gap: Uniting our voices and taking action".
City Pharmacy and Paradise Private Hospital conducted a two-day workshop of health checks & cancer awareness activities for the foundation’s supporter network; and free basic health checks nationwide for the general public through City Pharmacy shops. 

Santos Backs Daffodil Corporate Golf Challenge

The golf challenge will be held on Friday, 2nd of September 2022 at the Royal Port Moresby Golf Club.  

The Santos-funded golf event has been an annual activity on the Royal Port Moresby Golf Club’s charity event calendar since 2003, receiving great support from Port Moresby’s private and business community every year. 

Royal Papua Yacht Club, PNG Cancer Foundation

The RPYC has expressed its commitment to supporting the PNGCF as the major sponsor of the Gala.

In attendance of the launch was RPYC General Manager, Aaron Batts and PNGCF Executive Manager, Priscillar Napoleon on Thursday 21 April at the RPYC Clubhouse.

The RPYC has previously supported the work of the PNGCF by providing their venue and services for the foundation’s community outreach workshops. The workshops have contributed to developing and extending cancer awareness and public health programs within the country.

PPH PNGCF partnership

Under the partnership, Paradise Hospital will avail its doctors to participate in the PNGCF’s cancer awareness and education programs throughout the country.

PNGCF Executive Manger Priscilla Napoleon and Board Director, Telitah Benn signed the agreement with PPH CEO Dr Robin Sios, PPH Director of Finance Janet Sios, and PPH Chief Operations Officer, Dennis Sapak.

CPL Signs Up For Cancer Awareness

The signing will see PNG’s leading and largest retailer, its stores, shoppers, charitable foundation and staff members partake in the health foundation’s flagship programs.

PNGCF Executive Manager, Priscilla Napoleon said breast cancer, cervical cancer, oral cancer in men remain one of the leading cause of death and CPL as a group believes it can partner with PNG Cancer Foundation in creating more awareness and education in terms of cancer across the country.

Cancer A Global Fight, says Doctor

Cancer Foundation’s Deputy Chair and PNG Women Doctors Association President, Dr. Lynda Sirigoi was invited to speak at a medical fundraising dinner for young Ugava Tau and spoke on the impact of cancer on families and the work of the Cancer Foundation.

Also as a family Physician, she said last year there was a record of about 10 million deaths making it an ongoing issue the world over.

BSP Backs Cancer Awareness Drive

This year the staff of Asset Management and Lending Support Business Unit sponsored the bank’s Pink Ribbon Fundraising Raffle Draw. 

More than K11,000 was raised and donated towards the PNG Cancer Foundation (PNGCF). 
On Friday, 29th of October, Head of Asset Management Moah Sevua and Keve Gui, Recovery Supervisor, presented the cheque of K11,500 to PNGCF Programs Coordinator, Loyla Matthew and Marketing Coordinator Deborah Steven. 

Cocoa Board Marks Pinktober

Today, Thursday October 28, female staff wore the pink ribbon badge to show their support and attended a one-day awareness focused on women’s health and well-being.

Sr Christine Atu from the PNG Family Health Association was invited to conduct awareness on breast cancer and took the opportunity to make awareness on COVID-19 pandemic and vaccination.

TruTru Wara support Pinktober

Through this partnership the PNGCF has visited over 20 locations across 5 provinces this month under the Pink Ribbon Labelled Tru Tru Wara Bottled Water.