Porgera Gold Mine in Enga has provided accommodation for 10 final year nursing students while they undergo practical work at the Porgera District Hospital.
The nursing students accompanied by their instructor Dr. Jerrick Laganson will be living in three houses that belong to developer Barrick Niugini Limited.
Hospital’s General Surgeon and Acting Medical Superintendent Dr. Jerry Hogo who initiated the request for accommodation is thankful for the support from Barrick
They are the fourth batch that will graduate from the Enga Nursing College located at Sopas.
Their fours week of practical will conclude on the first week of February.
Meanwhile the Porgera Mine remains closed while negations on developing the mine continues at the political level