Youth With A Mission or YWAM Medical Ship is set to sail to Port Moresby again for its 2013 Operations.
The Townsville-based ship will be here in May to help address medical and development needs inthe Southern Region. The pilot program in 2010 has benefited communities inthe Gulf and Western Provinces.
This year’s operations will commence with strategies on how best to address medical problems inthe Gulf and Western Province. Patrons ofthe Medical Ship are Former Prime Minister Sir Rabbie Namaliu and Queensland’s Former Speaker Mike Reynolds who are currently in Port Moresby planningthe operation.
The YWAM Project or Youth With a Mission outreaches have extendedthe arm ofthe Health Department in providing medical help. Lives have been saved in communities inthe Western and Gulf provinces.
PNG and Australia have a long history. The YWAM project symbolises this and more. It givesthe Australian Youth volunteers first-hand experience on health problems here in PNG
Since YWAM began in 2010, it has achieved over one hundred thousand health, training and community development outputs in Gulf, Western and NCD.
The Operation in May is aided bythe Health DepartmentoOk Tedi Fly River Development Program,InterOil and Steamships. It will start in May.
Beidgette Komatep, National EMTV News