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Anglimp-South Waghi District Launches Mobile Clinic

With the launching of Mobile clinic in Anglimp-South Waghi District, the people of in Jiwaka Province will now have access to a proper clinic facility.

Last Friday, Anglimp-South Waghi MP, Komun Joe Koim, launched the Mobile Clinic which was purchased under the District Support Improvement Program (DSIP) funds.

Two vehicles were also donated to Minj Police and Lutheran Church.

Last Friday, was the last day of Anglimp-South Waghi MP, Komun Joe Koim, to launch the district projects under the five year plan before the PNG National Elections.

Among the other projects was this mobile clinic, which saw two trucks turned into a clinic.

The equipment, however, is still in America and will be shipped to Papua New Guinea soon.

The trucks will contain a hospital bed, a nurse station, a toilet, and medical equipment including a scanner for cancer patients.

The District Development Authority has partnered with AusAid and invested K1.2 Million into the purchasing of the Mobile Clinic.

Other previously launched projects for the electorate were the sealing of roads, buying of banana boats for people who live near the Waghi river, buying of a Saw Mill and Excavators.

The people of Anglimp-South Waghi also partnered with Micro-Finance and opened their bank accounts. This has enabled some to receive loans for businesses.

Last Friday, a Land Cruiser Toyota Hilux was presented to the Minj Police to boost their policing activity in the electorate. Another vehicle was donated to the Lutheran Church.

The two trucks for the mobile clinic will be based in Mt Hagen General Hospital until their equipment arrive from the U.S.A.

There will be two doctors, two nurses, and two sisters working in each truck.

They will make weekly visits to each village in the electorate.

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