Port Moresby General Hospital (PMGH)

Reading Books For PMGH Children

Doctors in the Pediatric Ward said these books will entertain, and educate the sick children while receiving medical treatment there. 

PMGH Corporate Plan Launched

Health Minister, Jelta Wong and PMGH Board Chairman, Peter Graham launched the Corporate plan at the hospital lawn.

PMGH Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Paki Molumi acknowledged the staff and the board and important partners in the production and the implantation of the three-year Corporate Plan.  

“It’s a privilege for me as CEO to lead a hard working team to prepare this inaugural Corporate Plan 2022-2024. PMGH was part, played an important role also in preparing the national health plan that was launched by the PM towards the end of last year.

Hospital Gets Timely Support

The assistance of garden food and protein were worth K3000 and PNG Country Director, Priscilla Sine Mal said this is yet another donation from HOPE worldwide PNG to PMGH through Friends of POMGEN.

She said in October 2021, they donated K30,000 worth of PPE supplies to assist with COVD-19 response at PMGH.

Ms Mal said that as a local NGO serving PNG for over 20 years, they remain committed to serving the people in big and small ways by harnessing the local and international volunteers to serve.

PMGH Donation Addresses Pandemic Surge

With kindness still in the world of Friends of POMGen, it has donated and also received materials on behalf of the Port Moresby General Hospital (PMGH) that will address the surge in the pandemic.

The PMGH recently received wonderful donations that are immensely important support to the staff and patients of the hospital.

Sakura Marine Ltd donated to the hospital 38,000 facemasks that will cater for all staff and patients during this pandemic surge.

PMGH Dedicates Year To God

The dedication service was held at the hospital’s administration premises led by the Karokoukouna Ministry group with Pastor Dora Kua and group of hospital chaplains.  

Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Paki Molumi while appreciating the dedication of the hospital workforce in these trying times, expounded on three targets set by the management for the year. 

Upsurge In Positive Cases

Predictions were made last year, regarding a fourth surge to occur in March, however, traces were made of the fourth wave arising in Port Moresby.

PMGH has been tracking COVID positive rates from last year, through to this month, noting that there has been an increase since the third wave in September 2021.

In the past week alone, 250 tests were performed on patients, with results of about 150 positive cases from the testing activity.

Luncheon Recognises PMGH Staff Efforts

Starting early in the week, the Pacific Industries Ltd has reached out to the PMGH staff to share the Christmas love by donating 104 cartons of Pepsi Max  drinks to support the Staff Christmas Lunch Week.  

Friends of POMGEN in partnership with the PMGH is currently hosting their annual Christmas Thank you for all staff.

The weeklong lunch event started on Monday 13 December and ends today, Friday 17 December at the PMGH lawns, feeding over 1300 staff.

‘Share A Gift’ Program Launched

FOPG officially launched their 21 days of ‘Gift a Friend’ program at Waterfront Foodworld. The program will run from 29 of November to 20th December 2021.

The FOPG Executive Management team, representative from Port Moresby General  Hospital Management and partners including Waterfront and Miss Alibi from Alibi Bar and Grill rallied together to support this special cause.

Founding Director and Deputy Chairlady of POPG, Kathy Johnston said the Christmas festive season is a time of sharing and giving.

Oxygen Plant Commissioned

The PSA Oxygen Plant was planned so the government can be able to meet the demand of oxygen requirements in PNG.

“And this is how we save lives. The key component as Dr. Molumi was saying, to combat the COVID-19 virus is oxygen. And we are so appreciative to our foreign partners, our donor partners WHO and Global Fund for ensuring that we have an oxygen plant which is needed the most,” Minister Wong said.

Miss Alibi Backs Friends of POMGen

In sealing this commitment, Miss Alibi, Writer Collin donated 20 beds and kitchen utensils from her sponsor in partnership with Jay Mart to the charity.

The donated items would go to a soon to be refurbished children’s cancer ward at the hospital.

Miss Collin, made known that she would use her platform to raise awareness on the work of the organization and raise funds for their cause.

Friends of POMGen is a newly established fundraising arm of the Port Moresby General Hospital that works with donors and supporters to address areas of need within the hospital.