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PIH’s First

History

Established in 1997 as PNG Diagnostic Centre, PIH has grown to become the largest private hospital in PNG offering expertise in more than 20 clinical specialities.

Pacific International Hospital (PIH) was the first medical enterprise to bring CT-scan diagnostic facility to Papua New Guinea in 1997. For over 18 years, we have been meeting the needs of our patients and the community with compassion and quality care. At PIH, we’ve built our success on three strong pillars – service to community, quality healthcare and dedication. PIH aspires to become the hospital of choice in PNG and the South Pacific region.

As the community grew so did we. Here is a look at the milestones that PIH achieved in its journey to excellence

Timeline

2015
June 29

2015

PIH 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.

2014
June 29

2014

The 1st hospital in PNG to acquire ISO standardisation.

2013
June 29

2013

PIH introduced Lifestyle Clinics.

2012
June 29

2012

PIH opens 'PIH Specialists Clinics' at 3 Mile, Taurama.

2011
June 29

2011

PIH set up the first private Physiotherapy Unit in the country.

2010
June 29

2010

PIH introduced the first private Cardiology Unit in the country.

2009
June 29

2009

PIH did the first keyhole Phaco Cataract surgery.

2005
June 29

2005

PIH becomes a Semi-Tertiary Multispecialty Critical Care Facility with the introduction of:
Intensive Care Unit,
First Haemodialysis Unit,
Mammography Unit.

2001
June 29

2001

Pacific 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.

1997
June 29

1997

Established as PNG Diagnostic Centre.

Performed the first CT Scan in the country.