Professor Nakapi Tefuarani: Government must Invest in Medical School

The lingering issue of establishing a standalone medical university was brought up by the Executive Dean of the University of Papua New Guinea’s Medical Faculty Professor, Nakapi Tefuarani. His remarks were made during the opening of the Catheterization Laboratory in Port Moresby General Hospital.

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Post Graduate students from University of Technology Graduate under New Forestry Program

Thirteen Post Graduate Students from PNG University of Technology who were engaged in a program that began almost four years ago under the Forestry Department will graduate on Friday this week. The PNG Multipurpose National Forest Inventory Program was funded by the European Union at a cost of K24 million since 2015 and will end in September this year.

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PNG Teachers Association plans Nationwide strike

A nationwide walk off can be expected from teachers around the country if all leave fairs including the 3% salary increase are not met by government before term two of the school year resumes.

This was the demand put forward yet again to the government by the Papua New Guinea Teachers Association National General Secretary, Ugwalubu Mowana. The call comes after frustrated teachers in Madang Province boycotted classes because their fares for 2018 were not paid.

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