It is now much easier for the Lihir Red Cross to provide potentially lifesaving training on Lihir now that Anitua Mining Services have provided them with their very own set of resuscitation training manikins which were sourced and shipped by Brisbane-based Anitua Logistics.

The Kavieng General Hospital Eye team visited Lihir Island in June 2014 and screened 513 villagers and dispensed 169 glasses to many who required glasses to improve their vision. There were a total of 66 cases booked for eye surgery.

Keep up with latest news and information on all Health issues affecting Lihir Island and the New Ireland mainland. Each month Lihir i Lamel brings you  information from the Lihir Medical Centre, Lihir Island Community Health Program and the NIP Government health service as well as news on health issues around the province.

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