Health Experts Call For TB Public Health Emergency Declaration In Papua New Guinea
News outlets report on the findings of a study on tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea that prompted health experts to call for a public health emergency declaration.
Australia Network News: Experts call for tuberculosis to be named public health emergency in Papua New Guinea
“Health experts are calling for tuberculosis (TB) to be declared as a public health emergency in Papua New Guinea after a seven-month study into TB infection rates found that many people in rural areas are dying from the disease without ever being diagnosed…” (7/8).
Radio Australia: TB in PNG being neglected
“Health experts are calling for tuberculosis to be declared as a public health emergency in Papua New Guinea.” Radio Australia speaks to Suparat Phuanukoonnon, a medical researcher who is “part of a team from the PNG Institute of Medical Research that conducted a seven-month study [on TB] in three regions [of Papua New Guinea]” (Graue, 7/8).
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