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Handover of funding from #WestNewBritain Provincial Gov to ADI for patrol activities today. This funding will enable ADI teams to reach & support rural #healthworkers to ensure #healthequity & #healthsecurity in the most remote #PNG communities. #PNGAusPartnership

Photo (left to right): Hon. Sasindran Muthuvel, Minister for State Owned Enterprise, Hon. Jelta Wong, Minister of Health, Jack O'Shea, ADI Program Manager for West New Britain, Hon. Governor Francis Galia Maneke, Governor of West New Britain
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ADI CEO Klara Henderson will be speaking at Women's Plans Foundation event on the 24th September in celebration of World Contraception Day 2020. Sign up now to join in-person or online. ... See MoreSee Less

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ADI working on the frontline in PNG during COVID-19

NGOs can be some of the first and most effective responders to help PNG’s health system and workforce prepare for and respond to COVID-19. Australian Doctors International have been an integral part of a coordinated response to the developing health situation in PNG. You can find all the latest news from ADI as it happens on our COVID-19 webpage.

3 April, 2020 - NIPHA and Provincial Health Officers in NI receiving assistance from ADI
MP Zali Steggall thanks ADI

The Australian Government’s Pacific Step-up program assists in developing relationships between Australian businesses and investors in the Pacific supporting infrastructure projects in the region which have a flow-on social and economic benefit. In a recent address to parliament, MP Zali Steggall spoke of a reallocation of some funds to COVID-19 response, making specific reference to the work of ADI: “I would particularly like to acknowledge the work of Australian Doctors International, based in Seaforth in Warringah, who are working with businesses and governments in Papua New Guinea to prepare their health system and communities for the pandemic as well as their usual work. As of June 2020, ADI reached an estimated 40,000 beneficiaries in remote and rural areas in Papua New Guinea. These are important programs.”

ADI thank Zali and her team for their continued support of our work in PNG.