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Games Committee Utilizes TB Awareness

The 2015 Pacific Games Organizing Committee has utilized Tuberculosis Awareness, to bring forth the message of the Games.  


The Segani and Ranuguri communities in Konedobu, Port Moresby, were spotted by the Games Organizing Committee and World Vision.

Free immunization on the measles outbreak and information on TB and the 2015 Games, were provided.  


The community is no different to other communities around the country. They need basic necessities, including awareness such as this.


World Vision and NCDC Health Section, are no strangers to the Segani and Ranuguri Community at Konedobu in Port Moresby.


This time, they brought the 2015 Pacific Games Organizing Committee, to speak on the Games, and the impacts it will have in the community.


Different activities including immunization against measles, together with the routine scheduled immunization, and the main agenda of the day on Tuberculosis, was carried out.


Healthy living and healthy community is paramount as the city prepares to host the Games.


The GOC main priority is to deliver the games on a high note.


The Committee is also focusing on health issue. Tuberculosis, HIV & AIDS and Malaria, were flagged up and awareness will be carried out before the World TB Day, which falls on the 24th of this month. 


Mr. Siminji says Tuberculosis is one of the diseases that deprive the rights of the young people, to participate in the sports.

World Vision noted the important day on the sports calendar, and would like to work along with the Games Organizing Committee, to have a healthy Port Moresby for 2015.

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