PNG Health symposium-Port Moresby

Government committed to reforming healthcare services

Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill in declaring the 53rd Medical Symposium open this morning in Port Moresby, said for the symposium to continue in order to advance the delivery of healthcare in our country.

O’Neill said improving access to universal healthcare is a top priority of the Government and that the government is committed to reforming healthcare services in the country.

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Free education may help girls’ health: Babao

Free education may help girls’ health: Babao

She made this statement during the opening of the 2015 PNG Health symposium in Port Moresby.

This year’s theme is “Advancing Women’s Health through Innovation”.

Babao says the symposium will provide strategies and educational programs that will partner with the government, education department, stakeholders, development partners and the private sector to effectively advance women’s health and education.

While commending the government’s increased funding to health care programs over the years Babao says there are many health indicators that are of great concern.