ExxonMobil PNG invested in building national community health capacity through public-private partnerships with the PNG Institute for Medical Research (PNG IMR). The implementation of an integrated health and demographics surveillance system (iDHSS) provided new data and insights into the disease burden in the country.
ExxonMobil PNG’s US $4.3 million (PGK11.6 million) grant to the Texas Children’s Hospital program is helping improve paediatric, maternal and public health capacity across Papua New Guinea.
At a local level, ExxonMobil PNG is making infrastructure improvements to community clinics surrounding Project facilities to improve the health care services available to Papua New Guineans. Many health services providers lack the functional medical equipment they require to successfully treat patients.