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ANZAC Day Commemoration

Thousands of guests gathered at the Bomana War Cemetery on Anzac day 2014 to mark the 99th anniversary of the ANZAC landing. The ceremony took place overlooking the 3,779 graves of Australian, Papua New Guinean and Allied servicemen that lost their lives fighting in PNG in World War Two.

Australia seeks proposals for Master Plan for ANGAU hospital redevelopment

Australia and Papua New Guinea yesterday moved another step toward redeveloping the Lae ANGAU Memorial Hospital, issuing a request for expressions of interest in preparing the Health Services and Facilities Master Plan for the project.

The two nations have agreed to co-fund the reconstruction...

HHISP partners with the Port Moresby Cancer Society for its ‘Biggest Morning Tea’ fundraiser

On Friday May 31, 2013, as part of the Port Moresby Cancer Society’s annual ‘Biggest morning Tea’ fundraiser, the Abt JTA Women’s Committee organized a morning tea for staff members to raise funds and create awareness on cancer at the hhisp Muruk Haus office.

The small gathering proved...

Breast Cancer Awareness luncheon demonstrates importance of early detection.

Cancer is PNG’s fourth most common disease yet approximately three-quarters of sufferers face negative outcomes due to late diagnosis and inadequate treatment.

At a breast cancer awareness luncheon recently organized by the Abt JTA Women’s Committee, Sister Delosi from the Port Moresby...

Program Partners optimistic about fight against TB

PNG is set to see a continued reduction of the tuberculosis burden and is well on the way to achieving global standards for treatment success according to World Vision.

In commemorating World TB day last month, staff members from HHISP joined hundreds of people for a walkathon through the...