The delivery of Health services in the Gulf province is set to improve following the opening of new hospital mess, an outpatient wing, administration office, sewage treatment plant and staff accommodation.
Prior to launching the facilities, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said health will remain a priority of the national Government.
PM O’Neill said, for Gulf it’s an important agenda following the outbreak of Tuberculosis.
Mr O’Neill said funding will be provided and levels of Government must be accountable in building health infrastructures where people are in dire need.
The Prime Minister said other impact projects have been funded including dormitory for Kerema High School, and the sealing of a road between Malalaua and Kerema town.
PM O’Neill said the level of services is slowly improving lives of Papua New Guineans and the Government will remain positive to continue to implement its plants.
Health Minister, Michael Malabag, who was also present, referred to both infrastructure for health facilities and welfare of health workers.
Minister Malabag said health services will improve given the new developments taking place.
The Prime Minister and Health Minister also witnessed the swearing in of new members of the Kerema Hospital Board.