St John's Ambulance PNG

Oxygen Concentrators For Care Centre

Australian High Commissioner, Jon Philp handed the equipment to St John, PMGH and the National Capital District Provincial Health Authority during his visit to the Taurama Aquatic Centre this morning.

“Oxygen keeps people alive and oxygen concentrators are key equipment for hospitals in helping patients to recover from COVID-19.

Australia has supplied more than 240 additional oxygen concentrators to help PNG clinicians provide life-saving care. Twenty-five of these have been delivered to this facility today,” Mr Philp said.

St. John Officers Attacked In Lae

This is the second attack on Ambulance officers in Lae experienced within the space of two weeks.  A similar incident took place last week when a crew was attending to a case.

Police are currently investigating to resolve this issue. 

 St John Ambulance said that a group of antivax protesters along the road stopped a three-men crew of ambulance officers, after loading the female patient on board to be treated.