Before travelling to PNG it is essential to have Insurance.
- Work Indemnity Insurance: eg “MIGA“
- Travel insurance: eg “Covermore Insurance” – covers needlestick injury as long as “no negligence and reasonable care taken to avoid injury”. However HIV is considered an STI, and STIs are excluded even if HIV is transmitted by needlestick injury. Cost $161 for 4 weeks of cover in PNG.