Hospital Expansion Project

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We are excited for the continued growth of our ministry to serve more patients and to grow as a training hospital to train Papua New Guinea doctors.  One of the next phases of this growth is the Hospital Expansion project. 

The following was posted by 

Australian High Commission Papua New Guinea  May 2

The Nazarene Hospital expansion project was launched today in Jiwaka Province.

The project is funded by the Governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia through the Incentive Fund at a cost of PGK8 million, with the hospital providing PGK2 million of its own funding.

The project includes a 70 per cent increase in bed space for the Emergency Department; a doubling of surgical space for outpatients and the surgical operating theater; a newly renovated ‘Krai building’; more storage for drugs; a new laundry; an additional obstetric ward and nursery, a new administration building and a dental clinic. The hospital’s contributions to the project include a new pharmacy and laboratory complex, maintenance yard and a biomedical incinerator.

Located in Kudjip, it is operated by the Nazarene Health Ministries and is the province’s only hospital which serves a population of about 400,000 people. Annually, it serves 60,000 outpatients and has a critical need for expansion.

The project will take three years to complete, and is expected to begin operations in June 2020.
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