Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea joined WHO on 29 April 1976 following its independence from Australia on 16 September 1975.

The WHO Representative Office in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea was established in August 1976. The first WHO Country Liaison Officer who was appointed in August 1974 was assigned as the first WHO Representative.

WHO Country Office

The WHO Representative in
Papua New Guinea:

Dr Pieter Johannes Van Maaren

Address: 4th Floor, AOPI CENTRE Waigani Drive Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

Telephone: (675) 325-7827

Email: wppngwr@who.int

National Department of Health

Address: AOPI Centre (South) Waigani Drive, P.O. Box 807, Waigani, National Capital District, Papua New Guinea