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Toward the end of last year, 2013, a sensitive national issue regarding medicine distribution in Papua New Guinea began after the PNG Central Supply Tenders Board awarded a contract of K71 million kina to a company called Borneo Pacific Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
In this first introductory episode to the medical distribution of drugs and health kits in PNG, Olsem Wanem reveals the role and functions of the Central Supply Tenders Board as well as sharing information on the Ombudsman commission of Papua New Guinea.
Other special features in this episode is the contributions of the Secretary of National Department of Health, Pascoe Kase; Treasurer of the Medical Society, Professor Glen Mola; Chairman of Transparency International PNG, Lawrence Stephens and Governor for Oro Province, Gary Juffa.
It is above all, important to remember – and as stated in the The National Health Plan 2011 – 2020: Health is Everybodys business.