Nusa Roviana opens new clinic
PEOPLE of Nusa Roviana are set to benefit from the newly opened health facility on the island.
Provincial Ward Member for Nusa Roviana, Ramrakha Talasasa was highly instrumental in the clinic’s establishment, a relief for a people who have lived years without the service of a proper clinic.
Opened on Friday, the $2 million project was funded by the Western Provincial government under the PCF funds.
Hundreds within Nusa Roviana, Dunde and Ilogo witnessed the ground breaking ceremony held at Vangoro Village.
Rev Kuti Soqamai gave a short address with a word of prayer and dedicated the new site of the clinic area.
The ceremony was officiated by MPA Ramrakha Junior Talasasa, Vangoro land owner Mrs Serah and the Deputy Provincial Secretary of Western Provincial government Mr Christian Siale.
Talasasa said “it is a heart of the people of Nusa Roviana that we have achieved this huge milestone to witnessed this ground-breaking ceremony here in our Island.
“What we witnessing today is a way forward of development of getting this new project to established the great need of our community with good health facilities.
“This is not an easy road to achieve something you deserve for your people, but with the help of the Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MHMS), Western Provincial government, Land owners and the people of Nusa Roviana to see the need of our Community.”
Talasasa thanked the land owners for offering free the land to build the clinic.
A spokesperson from Vangoro landowners who offered the land for the clinic, Mrs Serah, said they were humbled and happy to give this piece of land for the proposed new clinic.
“This was our land, our mother land, but since the community has been frustrated with many land issues we have the heart for the people of Nusa Roviana to offer free the land to build this Clinic.
“Since community has been looking for the land Vagoro land owners have the heart build clinic for the good of people.”
Meanwhile, the officers who witnessed the ground-breaking ceremony are MPA for Ward 16 Nusa Roviana Ramrakha Junior Talasasa, Vangoro land owners, Deputy Provincial Secretary of Western Provincial government Mr Christian Siale, Western Province Chief Planning Officer (CPO), Margaret Moveni, Western Province Community Health Nurse consultant Silverio Qulizepo, Village Chiefs, Rev,Kuti Soqamai, Senior Works Officer William Bako, Registry Officer Rachel,Planning Officer Moses Rooney kera and the people of Nusa Roviana.