Category Archives: Uncategorized

Social Concerns Notes – July 2020

PNG hospitals brace for Covid-19 surge. 27 July 2020 https://www.pngattitude.com/2020/07/png-hospitals-brace-for-covid-19-surge.html PORT MORESBY – Papua New Guinea’s Covid-19 outbreak could overwhelm its health system within days, the country’s pandemic chief has warned, as masks have been made compulsory in the capital, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Social Concerns Notes – June 2020

Transparency and Coronavirus https://www.pngattitude.com/2020/05/transparency-weighs-in-against-corruptavirus.html 31 May 2020 | Transparency International PNG Link here to the full article which includes useful tables PORT MORESBY – As most countries have begun scaling down safety measures against Covid-19, Transparency International PNG (TIPNG) has … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Social Concerns Notes – May 2020

PNG Heading for Recession 08 May 2020 https://www.pngattitude.com/2020/05/png-heading-for-recession-say-forecasts.html | Business Advantage PNG | Edited extracts PORT MORESBY – Economists are forecasting a recession in Papua New Guinea in 2020 as the country struggles to deal with the global crisis caused … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Social Concerns Notes – April 2020

Vigilant Nurse Health system unprepared for virus 10 April 2020 Human Rights Watch SYDNEY – Even before the coronavirus, the fragile health system in Papua New Guinea was underfunded and overwhelmed, with high rates of malaria, tuberculosis, and diabetes among … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Social Concerns Notes – March 2020

Disparity in a global pandemic. Patients per DoctorItaly – 240:1S. Korea – 300:1Spain – 300:1USA – 390:1Australia – 400:1New Zealand – 420:1China – 950:1Papua New Guinea – 20,000:1 Penalty rejected: Steven March 2, 2020The National ACTING Prime Minister and Minister … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Social Concerns Notes – February 2020

So PNG, What is a Fair Deal https://www.pngattitude.com/2020/02/so-png-what-is-a-fair-deal.html PORT MORESBY – The politics of bigman, the economy of wastage and a public service that has become ‘private service for a tip’ all combined to deliver prime minister James Marape’s ground breaking announcement last … Continue reading

Image | Posted on by | Leave a comment

Social Concerns Notes – January 2020

Centuries-long Hela war gets deadlier 08 January 2020 https://www.pngattitude.com/2020/01/a-violent-centuries-long-war-gets-deadlier.html Tribal fighting in the last 30 years has become more akin to conventional warfare on the battlefields of the Middle East or sub-Saharan Africa than the pitched battles using the bows … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Social Concerns Notes – December 2019

01 December 2019 https://www.pngattitude.com/2019/12/png-we-cant-go-on-like-this.html#more In the National Housing Corporation corruption is rife. The stench from those who feed off the misery of evicted  Papua New Guinean families is sickening  SCOTT WAIDE LAE – All the systems we put in place … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Social Concerns Notes – November 2019

Cardinal Ribat: Let’s protect our islands https://www.pngattitude.com/2019/11/cardinal-ribat-we-must-protect-our-islands.html#more 02 November 2019 Pope Francis and Cardinal Ribat, who asks: ““Where will we be after all these islands are gone?” Cardinal Ribat, the Archbishop of Port Moresby, said that there are many similarities … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Social Concerns Notes – October 2019

PNG Demographic and Health Survey Report Click to access PNG_DHS2016-2018_KIR.pdf The Papua New Guinea (PNG) National Statistical Office (NSO) recently released the Demographic and Health Survey (DHS) 2016-2018 key indicators report. The survey on which this report is based was implemented … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment