By Stanley Ove Jr – EMTV News, Port Moresby
There will be structural changes to how health and education services are delivered in the country.
Speaking during the 2nd day of the 2018 Leadership Summit, Department Heads, Pascoe Kase and Dr Uke Kombra talked on changes that will encourage the delivery of health and education services.
Secretary Pascoe while highlighting many challenges in the health sector also talked on some success in terms of outbreak controls and improvements in health indicators.
“Malaria used to be a number one killer in the country 6 years ago, today with the support from the Government and our partners we are controlling the situation. Areas were malaria was common, is not the case anymore,” Kase said.
Meanwhile, the education sector will see major shifts in policy and curriculum. Secretary Kombra spoke on the Government’s plan in promoting quality teaching and teachers.
“The Government’s TFF Policy has promoted access for our children. Now we will concentrate on quality as it will go in line with our curriculum change in the next five years,” Kombra said.