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Abt Associates Acquires Australian Health and Social Science Firm JTA International

Acquisition Joins Two Leading Firms in International Health and Development Abt Associates has acquired Australia-based international health and social sector consulting firm JTA International. The acquisition extends the breadth and depth of Abt’s expertise in international health and...

Launch of the PNG Health and HIV Implementation Services Provider (HHISP)

The AusAID funded Health and HIV Implementation Services Provider (HHISP) was officially launched on 15 May 2012 in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea. The event was formally opened by Head of AusAID in PNG Stuart Schaefer, with formal addresses delivered by the Secretary of the National Department...

Delivery of sea ambulance and medical equipment to Daru

Australia has strengthened Papua New Guinea’s ability to treat tuberculosis (TB) in Western Province with the delivery of some much-needed new medical equipment.

A new digital X-ray unit was switched on for the first time at Daru General Hospital, which will mean faster diagnosis of TB. It...

Australian-funded sea ambulance saves lives in PNG within hours of being launched

The goal for Australia investing in a new sea ambulance for Milne Bay Province was saving Papua New Guinean lives; nobody expected its first life-saving voyage to be within hours of the boat being launched.

The AusAID-funded MV Hinau Natuna is the second sea ambulance provided by Australia to...

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