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Health & safety

Dangers & annoyances

Relax! You’re not in Port Moresby. The RAMSI personnel quickly re-established law and order in the capital. It’s now safe to stroll around the centre by day, provided you use your common sense and avoid walking alone in deserted streets. At night, take a taxi.

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While you're there

Medical services

In-The-Zone Medical Clinic (23485; Hibiscus Ave; 8.30am-4pm Mon-Fri) This private clinic, just beside the King Solomon Hotel, has been recommended to us by expats. After hours, call 25063.

Point Cruz Chemist (22911; Mendana Ave; 8am-5pm Mon-Fri, to 1pm Sat) A well-stocked pharmacy.

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