Helena Goldie Hospital opens its new biomed laboratory

HELENA Goldie Hospital in Western Province has officially launched and opened its new SBD$1million prefabricated biomedical laboratory last week. The laboratory is funded and delivered by Australia and is fully equipped with associated reagents, furniture and fittings including a GeneXpert machine to perform COVID-19 tests, haematology, a biochemistry analyser, an autoclave machine, microscopes, centrifuge, blood…

SECRET CONTRACTS UNCOVERED

SIX out of 14 businesses engaged by the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS) to provide goods and services were not registered. This was uncovered in the latest Audit Report carried out in the three key government ministries, MHS, Ministry of Infrastructure and Development and National Disaster Management Officer under the Ministry of Environment,…

SI & PNG determined to see vibrant bond nurtured and expanded for the betterment of the two nations & people

Prime Minister Hon. Manasseh Sogavare, MP, briefly met his Papua New Guinea counterpart, Prime Minister Hon. James Marape at the Honiara International Airport this afternoon. Prime Minister James Marape was on his way to Fiji, transiting through Honiara.   Prime Ministers Sogavare and Marape used the brief meeting to update each other on policy directions…