Kompiam, Papua New Guinea
|Client :||Dr. David Mills, Medical Superintendent of Enga Baptist Health Services|
|Current Status :||Construction completed|
At the time of inception, the Kompiam project was the largest project AWF had ever taken on. The project involved an extensive upgrade from 38 to 70 beds of existing hospital servicing 40,000 inhabitants. AWF volunteers worked closely with Enga Baptist Health Services, Papua New Guinea to undertake the project. The project was initially managed by AWF project leader Catherine Love and schematic plans were completed by Dennis Small. The project was finalised by Nettleton Tribe Architects.
In September 2013, Kompiam Hospital in Papua New Guinea opened it's paediatric wing and since this time has nearly finished the adjacent kitchen - Stage 1B of the redevelopment. Work is currently going on for metal fabrication for the Stage 2 maternity wing and funding looks to have now been secured for stages 3 and 4.
During the opening ceremony, special tribute was paid to AWF and EWB who both provided professional input to the project. In particular special thanks went to Nettleton Tribe, Lilian Arli, Catherine Love and the late Dennis Small for their countless hours of support and work on the project.
AWF is delighted to see this project and wish the project well into the future.
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