Efforts to reduce the numbers of mothers and babies dying in childbirth in Papua New Guinea received a boost with Australia and PNG launching the Childbirth Emergency Phone project in Milne Bay Province.
AusAID’s representative in Milne Bay Province, Jimmy Morona
and CEO of Alotau Hospital Billy Naidi.
Head of AusAID in PNG, Stuart Schaefer, said Australia was interested in finding innovative ways to address health issues and the hotline project was one of a number of measures the Australian Government was taking to help the PNG Government address the high maternal death rate.
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