COMMUNITY leaders in Finschafen, Morobe province have expressed their gratitude to parliamentarians from the province who last month provided financial assistance to the operations of the Brown memorial rural centre in Finschafen.
The rural health centre had in the last the five decades prominent in providing medical assistance to the rural communities.
Brown rural health centre early last month celebrated its 50th anniversary marking its valuable contribution to health services to the people of Morobe.
Brown rural health centre received over K350,000 from the Morobe provincial government and K100,000 from the MP for Tewae-Siassi, Vincent Michael, MP for Kabwum and Defence Minister, Bob Dadae and MP for Huon Gulf and Health Minister, Sasa Zibe respectively.
Bongas Gango, a youth leader and former front-man of the popular music group from Finschafen, Rex band said the community was very appreciative and expressed their heartfelt gratitude towards the worthy assistance.
Mr Gango said most of the community leaders and generally the community around Brown rural health centre stated that the financial assistance will greatly boost the work of the staff at the centre to providing medical help to the masses in the Finschafen and neighboring districts, including Tewae-Siassi and inland Kabwum.
Morobe Governor, Luther Wenge who was present at the ceremony spoke highly of the contribution to health services by Brown rural health centre over the years.
The governor also thanked foreign medical staff who had given their valuable time to helping the sick in providing medical assistance.
Governor Wenge publicly stated that he salutes the wonderful work of the foreign medical staff at Brown rural health centre.