By

Fiona Russell
On 01 May 2020 the New Ireland Government released a press release praising the work of ADI and the benefits to the people of such a long partnership. A portion of which is shared below. ADI have worked hard to develop and maintain strong partnerships in PNG which makes us ideally suited to support the...
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ADI in conjunction with the West New Britain Provincial Health Authority are running regular teleconferences with teams of experts from Australia in Kimbe Provincial Hospital for frontline curative nursing team. The first webinar on Friday 24 April was moderated by Sr Scholly Baiwan and Dr Theresa Lei and included training from ADI volunteer Dr Rebecca Taylor...
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ADI is operating at the forefront of preparations and response to COVID-19 in rural areas of PNG. Over the last week we have sourced, purchased and shipped 127kg of PPE to our catchment areas in PNG. This equates to 100s of N95 masks; protective gloves; hand sanitiser and other PPE equipment that local health partners from Kiunga,...
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In New Ireland Province, ADI has responded to request for help from the Provincial COVID19 Task Force. An ADI patrol vehicles and driver has been allocated to Kavieng Hospital emergency department as part of their rapid response team. Additionally Alison Brown, our ADI doctor who was brought back last week to Australia from PNG, is working alongside the COVID-19 Task Force providing advice on...
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“On behalf of the Board of Governance, Management, Staff and Team West New Britain.. we thank you ADI. Your Philanthropic donation at this time of need is profoundly appreciated by all of us… and further enhances our relationship in providing Healthcare Services specific to COVID 19 prevention. We pray and hope that PNG will remain protected...
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“On behalf of the Board of Governance, Management, Staff and Team West New Britain… we thank you ADI. Your Philanthropic donation (hand sanitiser, soap and medicines) at this time of need is profoundly appreciated by all of us… and further enhances our relationship in providing Healthcare Services specific to COVID-19 prevention. We pray and hope that PNG will remain protected against COVID...
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“I want you to know I fully understand the decision to withdraw ADI staff from New Ireland during the COVID-19 outbreak. Now is the time to be with family, and you did the right thing. And I want to thank ADI for your ongoing assistance in dealing with the health crisis, and particularly for the...
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February and early March 2020 was an exciting time for the ADI team in West New Britain (WNB). After months of planning, our first doctor arrived in the province, Dr Charlene James. She spent her few days meeting members of the Provincial Health Authority (PHA) before settling in with our patrol team to discuss our...
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