O’Neill reaffirms govt’s commitment to boost health

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PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill has reaffirmed the Government’s commitment to improving health standards when he opened a Diagnostic and Surgical Centre at the Goroka Hospital on Friday.
“We have many challenges to overcome as we strive to deliver the best healthcare for the people,” he said.
“The people of Eastern Highlands, the Highlands region and PNG can now have access to the best hospital in Goroka.”
O’Neill thanked the European Union for the funding arrangement through Austria and Czech Republic. The Government is co-funding the project.
He said the Government would continue to build hospitals and health posts in the districts, with K5 million given to each district to build hospitals.
O’Neill said a 350-bed hospital was being built in Enga and another at Angau in Lae. “This is your Government’s commitment to improve the standard of health for the people,” O’Neill said.
“We build airports, hospitals, wharfs, jetties and many other basic infrastructures in the country to serve the people.”

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  • Thank you government, its good to improve health standards and provide other necessary services .. the people deserve standard but it has to be standards with STANDARD. Not sub standard in the case of roads were you dig into the government pocket for maintenance after a short period of commissioning a new service.

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