Pacific International Hospital (PIH) was the first Healthcare enterprise to introduce various medical and diagnostic facilities in Papua New Guinea. PIH played a key role in uplifting the Healthcare infrastructure of PNG. Some of our pioneering efforts include:
1997January 1, 1997Established as PNG Diagnostic Centre. Performed the first CT Scan in the country.
2001January 3, 2001Pacific International Hospital became the first fully licensed private hospital in the country. PIH opened a secondary level private hospital in Boroko. Became the first 24/7 Private Emergency Medical Hospital.
2005January 5, 2005PIH becomes a Semi-Tertiary Multispecialty Critical Care Facility with the introduction of: Intensive Care Unit, First Haemodialysis Unit, Mammography Unit.
2009January 9, 2009PIH did the first keyhole Phaco Cataract surgery.
2010January 15, 2010PIH introduced the first private Cardiology Unit in the country.
2011January 13, 2011PIH set up the first private Physiotherapy Unit in the country.
2012January 12, 2012PIH opens ‘PIH Specialists Clinics’ at 3 Mile, Taurama.
2013January 11, 2013PIH introduced Lifestyle Clinics.
2014January 9, 2014The 1st hospital in PNG to acquire ISO standardisation.
2015January 16, 2015PIH inaugurates state-of-the-art Tertiary Care Multispecialty Hospital at 3 Mile. The 1st Tertiary Care Multispecialty Private Hospital in PNG which includes Cardiac Cath Lab and MRI.
2016January 1, 2016Performed country’s First Colonic Polypectomy. Performed country’s First Spinal Discectomy. Performed country’s First Laser Lithotripsy Procedure. Performed country’s First Valve Replacement Procedure. Performed country’s First ACL repair procedure.
2017January 3, 2017Cardiac Surgey program reintroduced. Hand Surgery Introduced Medical Support to APEC events and FIFA World Cup JV with International Sos.
2018January 4, 2018Collaboration with Hearts and Souls Program Established BSP Clinic Waigani. Medical support to APEC events Retina Surgery introduced
2020January 2, 2020Bio Mérieux BioFire Film Array RT-PCR Machine First in PNG. GeneXpert: COVID Testing. PIH Medical Centre, Waigani.
2020January 24, 2020GeneXpert: COVID TestingPIH Medical Centre ,Waigani
2021January 21, 2021PIH Medical Centre, Mount Hagen: Allergy Diagnostics Cryotherapy