Lae opens K30,000 clinical staff house

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A HOUSE worth K30,000 for a clinical staff was opened by longtime Lae resident and businessman Sir Bob Sinclair in Lae this week.
The money to build the house came from councillor Carol Yawing’s discretionary funds from the Lae district The National was told.
Sir Bob told the community of Ward Two how proud he was to witness the opening of the staff house. The staff house is part of the Sir Bob Sinclair Clinic at 7th Street.
“When councillor Yawing and business rep in the Tutumang Nellie McLay approached me to build the clinic they shed tears,” he said.
“They appealed to me to assist as plenty of mothers and children have died.”
“When I saw both of them, I was quiet and thought to myself, ‘I must help’. And I said to my architects to draw up the plan and today it has saved lives. That was the whole aim of this clinic.
“I am so proud with the opening of the staff house.”
Sister Ruth Asal, who used to be employed by PNG Family Health and based in Mutzing Health Centre in the Markham district, is occupying the house.
She said two senior nursing officers had left because of clinical management problem.